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Hi there, I’m Donald!I am a self-taught programmer and a second year Science student at the University of British Columbia. I have a passion for tech startups and coding projects that can help others make their lives easier.
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Software Developer Assistant @ UBC LFS Learning Center
May 2023 - Present
Developer @ nwPlus
May 2022 - Present
Co-founder & Technology Lead @ UBC Startups
August 2022 - Present
Head of IT @ Youth Helping Youth
March 2021 - July 2022
IT Manager @ Youth Helping Youth
July 2020 - March 2021
Founder & President @ Van Tech Coding Club
October 2021 - June 2022
When I started self-teaching myself how to code in grade 9, I noticed a lack of coding resources and opportunities at my school. Having no one to go to for help and guidance, I decided to create what I wished existed when I started coding.
Director of IT @ Youth Achieving Success
February 2021 - July 2021
Brand Ambassador @ BC Youth Council
July 2020 - April 2022
Here are just some of the things that I have built. Feel free to check them out!
HonkHonkHire | Hackathon
AI-powered interview practice application that analyzes your unique experiences and generates interview questions and feedback tailored for you. By evaluating facial expressions and transcribing your responses, HonkHonkHire provides useful metrics to give actionable feedback and help users gain confidence.
TravoAI | Hackathon
Travelling is fun, but 67% of travelers believe planning trips is too time-consuming and often fraught with ambiguity and information overload. Whether you're traveling solo, with friends, or with family, TravoAI uses AI and takes away the hassle and uncertainty, providing you with a tailored itinerary that ensures an unforgettable journey.
Provent | Startup
Introducing Provent, the all-inclusive, customizable time management Chrome Extension to tailor to your workflow. Enhance your Chrome experience with a more modern clean chrome tab, Manage your time wisely with the use of our pomodoro timer, and block distracting websites when you are suppose to be productive!
Hakoten Fruits | Side-Project
VR games like Beat Saber are a great way to get exercise, but VR headsets can be expensive. Hakoten Fruits is a game inspired by Fruit Ninja that uses computer vision to detect the player’s hand to act as a sword used to slice fruits.
VidNotes | Side-Project
VidNotes is a free web-based service that allows you to send a link containing a YouTube video alongside notes or instructions or take notes while watching a YouTube video on the side! If you are taking notes on someone else’s device, you can have your notes emailed straight to your inbox to refer back to when you get home!
Shark Cult | Hackathon
Ever wanted to start a cult of sharks, or just practice your aim and eye coordination?Shark Cult is a web-based game where you tame sharks for points by clicking on them when they jump out of the water.
GiftDex | Hackathon
Whether you are finding a gift for a friend, family member, or someone you are meeting for the first time, we often struggle with finding the perfect gift.GiftDex uses AI to find the perfect gifts for you, so you don’t have to!
Focomend | Side-Project
YouTube can be addicting, especially recommendations. Focomend is a Chrome Extension designed to filter out your YouTube recommendations and hide comments to prevents distractions and help you stay on track when watching YouTube.
The COVID-19 Info Bot | Side-Project
A Discord bot that I started alongside some friends over the summer. This bot provides daily updates for COVID-19 and gives you a convenient way to stay updated about COVID-19 while communicating on Discord!
Ardio | Side-Project
Ardio is a web application built with Flask. It converts CTV News articles into mp3 files. Currently, this only works for CTV articles, but I may expand it to more news sources such as Global News or CNN in the future.
StudyHawk | Side-Project
As most people are working from home or taking online classes due to COVID-19, procrastination can be a huge problem. Introducing StudyHawk, a productivity timer that reminds you with notifications on when it is time for your break and when your break ends.
CarePackages4U | Hackathon
CarePackages4U is a web application that my team and I built during XDHacks Mini-Covid, an online hackathon hosted from June 6th, 2020 - June 7th, 2020. With this project, we obtained 2nd place out of the 21 teams at the competition.