Articles by Xavier Harding
Hacks Decoded: Bikes and Boomboxes with Samuel Aboagye
Samuel Aboagye is a genius. Aboagye is 17 years old. In those 17 years, he’s crafted more inventions than you have, probably. Among them: a solar-powered bike and a Bluetooth speaker, both using recycled materials. We caught up with Aboagye over video chat in hopes that he’d talk with us about his creations, and ultimately how he’s way cooler than any of us at 17.
Hacks Decoded: Adewale Adetona
Adetona Adewale Akeem, more popularly known as iSlimfit, is a Nigeria-born revered digital technologist and marketing expert. He is the co-founder of Menopays, a fintech startup offering another Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) option across Africa. We chatted with him about founding Menopays and the impact of tech solutions developed in Nigeria.
Hacks Decoded: Sara Soueidan, Award-Winning UI Design Engineer and Author
Sara Soueidan is an independent Web UI and design engineer, author, speaker, and trainer from Lebanon. Currently, she’s working on a new course, "Practical Accessibility," meant to teach devs and designers ways to make their products accessible. We chatted with Sara about front-end web development, the importance of design and her appreciation of birds.
Hacks Decoded: Seyi Akiwowo, Founder of Glitch
Seyi Akiwowo’s reputation precedes her. Akiwowo is the founder of Glitch, an organization that seeks to end online abuse. We spoke with Seyi over video chat to learn about what drives her, why she does what she does and what she’d be doing if not battling trolls online for a living.
Hacks Decoded: Thomas Park, Founder of Codepip