I built a real-time multi-player word game,
where players compete to find as many words as they can from a 9 letter grid in 60 seconds. -
- A fork of a gem which pulls versioned airtable records into a searchable postgres database. Very useful when used in conjunction with Metabase to visualize changes over time.
I wrote a small piece about one of my favourite educators, Hans Rosling, after he died. The piece was featured on the Medium homepage and published to Extra Newsfeed.
The power of big ideas and the state of the world
I spoke at the Freelancer offices about bridging the gap between technical and non-technical people within an organisation (2018)
I spoke at the Dribbble designer meetup in Manila about creating value as a designer (2017)
I spoke at the Made It Series in Dublin on building a web application for beginners (2014)
Endeavor picks First Circle founders
Endeavor Selects 25 Entrepreneurs from 15 Markets at the 84th International Selection Panel in Stellenbosch, South Africa
- Endeavor Network
Philippines SME lending startup First Circle raises $26M ahead of regional expansion
Irish-founded lending platform First Circle raises $26m in funding round
- Irish Times
Irish co-founders build app for fast, collateral-free SME loans
- Manila Standard
Older stuff and other mentions from around the web
Spotlight on a Layer user: Web Summit
Interview I did in 2013 while building the early tech for Web Summit
Ireland's brightest young minds are meeting today
Mentored some very smart kids as part of the 20 under 20 program
What are the hottest startups in Ireland?
Quora answer from 2012 when Stripe & Intercom were fledgling startups.