16 Year Old Isaac Moldofsky Builds Reddit Parser with Twilio SMS

Isaac Moldofsky is a teenager who beat the odds. He is 16. He is on summer break. He has unfettered access to reddit. Typically, this is a recipe for a summer full of cat gifs and little productivity. But, Isaac is not typical. While working as an intern/teaching assistant at Dev Bootcamp in Chicago, Isaac taught himself Python (in a day) and built a reddit parser… Read More

The Weight Of A Text: Telerivet Unlocks SMS Communication In Developing Countries with Twilio SMS

Telerivet is part of the Twilio.org program, committed to supporting nonprofit and social good organizations using communications technologies. Learn more about how your nonprofit can utilize communications at Twilio.org. In a developing country, a text message is greater than the sum of its characters. A text can open doors to micro-financing, give farmers the critical weather information they need, or help a radio station reach its… Read More

DOer of the Month: Mike Turner

We profiled Mike Turner as DOer of the Month and featured his developer profile on the front page of the DOer Gallery. If  you’d like to share your story on the blog, create your DOer profile and email community@twilio.com   To say Mike Turner got his start early is an understatement. Mike got the idea for Staff Guardian, when he was just 11 years old. Now,… Read More

The DOers of TwilioCon

TwilioCon DOers

At this year’s TwilioCon and TwilioCon Europe we recognized a few DOers who are changing lives for the better with communication technologies. Some DOers are using art to teach lessons in resource management. Some are tracking medicine shipments via SMS. Some are even making inanimate objects come to life with Twilio. We are amazed by what these DOers built, and the impact of their work. Here… Read More

DOer of the Month: Hung Truong – From Geocities to iOS Apps

DOer of the Month: Hung Truong

Developer Hung Truong started putting together basic websites when Geocities was still in style (if it ever was). Now, Hung is an iOS developer at a creative marketing company in Ann Arbor Michigan. In his free time he likes making apps (like award winning Weathergram) that help automate daily tasks from turning your lights on and off, checking in on Foursquare, and checking the weather. We… Read More