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Humans of the GI - Craig Stephenson

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Craig Stephenson, system analyst and programmer at the GI’s
Research Computing Systems, shows his app in action. Photo by Josh Hartman.
Josh Hartman

“I like programming and I like making things. I wanted to learn how to make a mobile app, so I made the first thing that came to mind and ended up making an app called Color Meter. It helps color blind people, like me, 'see' colors in real-time. It helps when I want to tell if a shirt is purple or even sometimes if a banana is ripe. Although, after I made it, I realized that you don't really need an app to do these things and I find myself using it rarely. But it was a fun project and now I know how to make mobile apps.”

Craig Stephenson, system analyst and programmer at the GI’s Research Computing Systems, shows his app in action.