OneHealth is a platform for electronic medical records that promises security, accessibility, and efficiency. We used an implementation of Ark Blockchain to host encrypted, decentralized pointers to a centralized medical record database.
This project was originally submitted for HackPrinceton and because of its success there Microsoft Student Partners encouraged us to enter Microsoft's largest competition - Imagine Cup.View More
IntentCoin is a blockchain implementation of Kickstarter and GoFund me with a democratic twist. We built smart contracts off of the Ethereum server using Solidity, Web3, and MetaMask. The twist is an extra layer of democracy in which managers can not spend their money unless a certain threshold of donors approve.View More
TweetyQ is a chrome extension designed to make the user-experience on Twitter friendlier. By hovering over our DOM-inserted icon, users can preview tweets and user profiles with an extended analysis. The analysis includes information from IBM Watson's Tone Analyzer and Natural Language Processing API, as well as a customized machine learning model.View More
TrAIner is a form correction hack with an IoT spine vibrator. Using OpenPose CV, TrAIner detects when your spine, elbows, and knees aren't in proper form when doing a push-up or squat. If there's a large-enough error, then our strapped-on IoT device will nudge the appropriate body part.View More
Gradian is a multi-platform education tool on web and mobile devices. Some of our features include voice-recognition note-taking, clickers,a powerpoint slide remote, and an auto summarizer. Unlike most education apps, Gradian takes an extra step with UI/UX, which is often overlooked at by industry applications. By using gradient-friendly colors and soft-animations, we hope to prove that education doesn't have to be black & white.View More
I was placed in an awesome Network Engineering team that was starting to transition into developing software to increase their efficiency and bandwith. We developed a user-friendly automation backend in Java SpringBoot for migration tasks, and a strong multi-database querying tool in C# with LINQ.
At my time in Coral, I helped kickstart a real-time bus scheduling app, for Android and iOS, for some countries in the Caribbean. We were able to successfully develop and test the MVP with some bus companies in the Bahamas.
My journey into coding started Summer 2017. I was formerly a Government and Physics major, but decided to concentrate in Mathematics in early 2017.
My first major hackathon was three months later, Fall 2017, at Code For Good by JP Morgan. I kept changing my mind about going, up until the last possible second. I considered going back halfway through my two-hour commute, but I decided to just show up. 24 hours later I found myself jumping in the air with my team after winning the entire competition! One week later, we were offered internships into JP Morgan's Technology Analayst Program.
Talk about a lucky way to enter the field of tech?!
I wanted to keep competing. I wanted to keep learning, so I did my research and found out that there were many college hackathons by this organization called MLH.
From January 2018 to May 2018 I attended 9 hackathons in 7 different states. Each time I always felt like the under dog because it was easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of talented developers there are out there.
Hackathon after another, I met recruiters and engineers from startups, Twitter, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, JP Morgan, and other amazing companies. I can't believe I had the insane opportunity to make friends with programmers, entrepreneurs, and anyone really.
Friends always wonder where I find the time for this, especially during the school year. I think if you're truly passionate about something, then you'll show up.
You'll show up even though you think there are 400 other hackers in that room better than you. You'll show up even though there are people in that room from Ivy Leagues or Google or Facebook. You'll show up even though you think you're a terrible programmer from a college most people don't know about.
You'll show up because you're a hacker.
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