At the beginning of the year I spent some time manufacturing some devices to help keep my houseplants alive, which I named In-Plants. After originally publishing my write up on Hackster.io, my efforts were noticed by the hardware company Particle.io. They happily worked with me to republish my blog post on their website.
I’ve been making side projects religiously for the past 3 years and it’s been a remarkable experience. I went from making hacked together kindergarten level phone applications that only DJKhaled would like - to making projects that I am incredibly proud of.
Spent a few weeks working with cybersecurity researcher Josiah Bryant making a device to allow users to quickly and securely share files locally. For example, imagine you were having a get together with friends to talka bout your last big trip. If you all had tons of images/videos which you wanted to share with each other but you didn’t want to publish it to a coporate cloud like Google, you could just utilize our solution to privately share those files amongst each other.
Towards the end of my Coaching career with Major League Hacking they introduced a technical writing aspect to the job.
Startup School is a free, 10-week, online course. It’s designed for any startup founder who would like to get help through the earliest, most difficult challenges of starting a company.