I’ve Sold My Side Project Anonymously Ask A Black Person (AABP)

Sometimes side projects are meant to be side projects and sometimes they are meant to be more. For Anonymously Ask A Black Person (AABP) it's meant to be more. Then comes the question am I the person to lead Anonymously Ask A Black Person to be more. I've been asking myself that over the past two months as I've been working on the BUILDUP Fellows program and Tech Inclusion Conference.

From the beginning AABP was suppose to be a weekend hack/side project built out of frustration of lack of positive tech coverage in diversity in tech, built because I had an idea, built because I've [...]

Measuring Anonymously Ask A Black Person First 10 Days; 1,050 SMS Messages with Twilio & 16,497 Pageviews

To say it's been an interesting and emotional ten days is an understatement since I built Anonymously Ask A Black Person (#AABP). Today makes an official ten days the platform has been actually live. Time will tell the overall impact and value, one thing we do know Anonymously Ask A Black Person is sure starting a lot of conversations around why or why not it should exist or is this good or bad for the world.

Regardless, let's look at some numbers of the first 10 days using Microsoft Power BI, Twilio and Google Google Analytics. Twilio recently announced "Twilio Monitoring Within [...]

How and Why I built “Anonymously Ask A Black Person” SMS platform that reached almost 10,000 page views & removed from Product Hunt in 48 hours with Twilio

UPDATE #3: We're back online at http://askablackperson.com - Read why and how here: Anonymously Ask A Black Person via SMS (ABP) is Back Online – Team, Goals, Features and Task List

UPDATE #2: Several people have agreed to help keep "Anonymously Ask A Black Person” going. Stay tuned!

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About two months ago I saw a site called “Stanford Nerd” on Product Hunt. Stanford Nerd works by sending a text message from the website to a Stanford student and a Stanford student replies back to your questions.