September 5, 2018

How to Demo: The Hacker's ABC Framework

Follow this framework to help show how awesome your hack is in the ...

September 5, 2018

How to Demo: 7 Tips Every Hacker Should Know

Follow these tips to help show how awesome your hack is in the shor...

March 27, 2018


Five storied sock styles in a responsive web store experience

January 25, 2018

No More Gatekeepers: How the Internet Was Unleashed

The elimination of Internet's gatekeepers has upended the world, he...

January 11, 2018

The End of Privacy and Conversation

The end of privacy has societal implications in how we converse and...

November 9, 2017

ADRW Jekyll Theme

Personal portfolio and blog website, Jekyll on GitHub Pages

September 29, 2017

10 Million Hotel Rooms Still Vulnerable

A 2012 vulnerability still can let anyone break in to millions of h...

September 21, 2017

Hack the Fire

Implemented Machine Learning Perceptron algorithm to predict Calgar...

September 4, 2017

CorkscrewNet has been online since 1999 but needed an easy to e...

June 26, 2017

Get Started with Jekyll Guide

Faster than Wordpress, cheaper than Squarespace, and more professio...

June 19, 2017

Help Us Make Sock Shopping Suck Less

Hey! Hey you!! Get free dress socks if you help us choose our new l...

June 9, 2017

Docker for CS350 OS161

Docker image and build/test script for easier os161 development for...

April 27, 2017


Built 5 web, 2 iOS beta apps for new VC funded ideas

April 12, 2017


Automated macOS and Linux provisioning with Ansible.

March 8, 2017


Built custom listings page using Google Maps API and Material Design.

March 3, 2017

Discourse Slack Bot

Added search feature to Discourse Slack Bot that returns top 5 sear...

February 25, 2017


Search .onion version of DuckDuckGo by default in Tor browser.

September 19, 2016

Hired Series

3 post series to help you write better resumes for technical jobs.

September 18, 2016

Resume Scoreboard

A resume comparison tool built at Hack the North 2016 in AngularJS.

September 9, 2016

Christian Embassy

The Christian Embassy needed a new site to better engage with Diplo...

August 12, 2016


In 4 months, Andrew boosted signups 74% with interactive website el...

August 7, 2016

Books: Hackers, Portfolios, & Camp David

In 6 months, I've read books on tense diplomatic negotiations, 1960...

July 14, 2016

Books: Good to Great Review

Good to Great is the #1 book I would recommend if you want to i...

June 21, 2016

Hired: Your Resume Shouldn't Read like a Restaurant Menu

Most resumes look the same. Name, contact, education, work experien...

June 5, 2016

Progress Pebble

Log workouts from dumb fitness trackers to the cloud!

May 23, 2016

Hired: Your Resume Needs SEO, Here's How

Get your resume past software gatekeepers into the hands of hiring ...

May 14, 2016

Hired: 6ix Q's to Focus your Resume on Impact

How to stop writing forgettable job descriptions that annoy recruit...

May 6, 2016

Coding on iPad: Welcome to Reality

How a year working on iPad convinced me the Post-PC era is almost h...

May 1, 2016

Tinder for Blogs

Every week I'm writing a post, and you can swipe right or left to c...

December 31, 2015

Books: Tesla, Aging, & Emotional Intelligence

6 books I'd recommend that I've read since June 2015. Books coverin...

October 16, 2015

How Startups Fail Even with Cash and Growth

Are you Default Alive or Default Dead? You need to read Paul Graham...

September 20, 2015


Andrew built Losocco, a marketplace app for local stores. He coded ...

September 6, 2015

Up 32%: Videostream Growth Started with Great Support

Downloads and Videostream Premium signups were up over 30%. Here's ...

August 20, 2015


In 4 months, Andrew resolved 2,148 support tickets, boosted downloa...

August 9, 2015

Frank's Jewellers

Frank's Jewellers has been a trusted store in Uptown Waterloo since...

July 27, 2015

Canadian Fintech Startups Have Only 3 Options

Canadian banks can't innovate and are hunting for startups that can...

June 12, 2015

Books: Goliath, Rosie, Malcolm X, & Blackberry

6 books I'd recommend that I've read since January 2015. Books cove...

May 11, 2015

Fred & Ted: Uber's Disruption is Delusional

Three key insights on Uber, when to drop out, and valuations I lear...

April 29, 2015

OCE Discovery 2015: Innovation in the #6ix?

OCE Discover 2015: Thousands of entrepreneurs, researchers, pol...

April 2, 2015

7 Personal Lessons from Founding a Startup

7 personal lessons I learned from founding a startup at 18, develop...

March 19, 2015

5 Tough Lessons for When Your Startup Fails

At our final Laurier Launchpad update presentation we summarized th...

December 24, 2014

Teknically Part 2: The Dream Fades

To Y Combinator and back again, our biggest lessons at Teknically I...

December 24, 2014

Teknically & Webplio

Brandon Chow & Andrew Paradi interviewed at Y Combinator, were ...

October 3, 2014

Teknically Part 1: The 389 Day Laurier BBA

My first year as a BBA student at Wilfrid Laurier University was un...

September 30, 2014

3 Hypotheses We Tested at Hack the North

Ever wondered how to apply the Lean Startup methodology to a hackat...

September 23, 2014

3 Ways Hack the North Improved our Startup

From September 19th to the 21st, University of Waterloo's Engineeri...

September 21, 2014


StockSlate let investors choose stocks from Bloomberg data and then...

April 27, 2014

Meet the Link

As marketing specialist for Laurier's The Link business club, I got...

March 3, 2014

5 Days for the Homeless

Video helps 5 Days team raise $25k for Kitchener Waterloo homeless ...

February 26, 2014

Sam Lambert for President

Sam Lambert won a tight race for President. Andrew helped develop t...

September 22, 2013


Built in 54 hours Startup Weekend KW 2013, I pitched to judges, did...