Tash-had Saqif
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Tash-had is currently a student at the University of Toronto, majoring in Computer Science and Cognitive Science. When not writing about himself in third person, he usually spends most of his time with mobile dev, web dev, or reading.

Projects

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DoorHero

An IoT hack that takes data from automatic doors, uses a TensorFlow neural network to determine if there is an issue with the door, and suggest a fix if there is. Won Best Android IoT Hack from Black & Decker at YHack 2017. View Project

DoorHero

• Created an IoT hack that suggests fixes for doors using machine-learning at YHack 2017 (Yale U)
• Wrote a Flask REST API for a server to be able to receive data from sliding doors, determine if the door is broken, and suggest a fix if it is.
• Used Tensorflow to implement a Classi cation Neural Network to make predictions about each door using, simulated training data
• Awarded by Black & Decker for Best IoT Hack

Skills: Tensorflow, Neural Networks, Python, Flask
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Punny Jokes

An Android app I created, which lets people share puns. Over 100,000 downloads and hundreds of daily users. View Project

Punny Jokes

• Developed an Android app that facilitates a net- work of puns
• Used Kinvey BaaS to handle pun submissions
• Received over 100,000 downloads on Google Play and gets hundreds of daily users

Skills: Android/Java
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Angel Eye

A camera that takes continuous photos, and sends each photo to a server for firearm detection. If a firearm is detected, authorities are notified, and people can be alerted via a web-app and a geofencing app. Won Best Use of AWS from Amazon at HackHarvard 2017. View Project

Angel Eye

• Worked in a team at HackHarvard 2017, to cre- ate products aimed to help battle gun violence
• Developed an Android ”security camera” that takes continuous geo-tagged photos, and sends each photo to a server that detects rearms
• If server detects rearms, it forwards photo to authorities, alerts the app & logs it in a database
• Developed a separate app that takes data from the ”alerts database” and gives geofence- triggered warnings around the location in which a rearm was detected, to prevent people from entering area
• Awarded by Amazon for Best Use of AWS

Skills: Android/Java (Photo capturing, photo processing, geofencing), Firebase, Google Maps
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YouWork

A chrome extension built to help minimize distractions on YouTube. View Project

YouWork

YouWork is an open-source Chrome extension that aims to minimize distractions on YouTube by redirecting YouTube to YouWork - a distraction free version. YouWork uses the YouTube API to fetch videos and video data.

Skills: JavaScript, HTML/CSS, YouTube API, Chrome Extensions

Posl

A website that shows positive daily news articles from around the web. View Project

Posl

A positive news network. This project is open-source

Skills: JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Reddit API, Tumblr API, Foundation

Internet-Thoughts

A sentiment analysis tool that lets users see what the general public thinks about any topic. View Project

Internet-Thoughts

Internet-Thoughts is an open-source sentiment analysis tool created at Yale University for YHack 2016. Internet-Thoughts fetches data on any given topic. It then analyzes this data using a custom built sentiment-analysis engine, which calculates the average positivity/negativity within references of that topic.

Skills: JavaScript, HTML/CSS

NirvanaIn

Add new inbox items to your Nirvana account via the command line. View Project

Skydot

An awesome Android game. View Project

Exist

A basic hosting website made for a junior web development class in highschool. View Project

Exist

I made this in highschool for a web dev class so they'd be able to easily put their work on the web.

Skills: PHP, HTML/CSS

UofT-CS-Labs

An iOS app that shows availability of computers in CS labs at UofT (St.George) View Project

UofT-CS-Labs

This app leverages a UofT REST API to find the availability of computers in CS labs at the University of Toronto (St.George).

Skills: Objective-C, iOS Development
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CheapTags

A photo management tool built with JavaFX and ElectronJS. View Project

CheapTags

Some time after building this app with JavaFX, I decided to re-build it using ElectronJS so I could learn about ElectronJS and see how it differs from from other desktop-app frameworks.

Skills: Java, JavaFX, JavaScript, ElectronJS
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Huffman Compressor

A program that uses the huffman's algorithm to compress/decompress files. View Project

Huffman Compressor

Skills: Python, Huffman Coding
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Task Attack

An Android app that helps people manage habits. Features a nice reward system and a unique distraction feature for strong urges View Project

Archived Projects

Below are a list of older projects I've worked on.
  • Sportigo is an Android app I created with my team at Hack The North 2016. It was made to faciliate pick-up sports games between strangers nearby. Skills: Android/Java, Firebase
  • AutoDuel is a web-app I made in October 2015. It auto-generates a priority based to-do list for you. Skills: PHP, HTML/CSS
  • NeureNote is an Android app I made in March 2015. It lets you store password-protected notes. Skills: Android/Java
  • Motr is a web-app I made in November 2015. It displays high-quality motivational quotes. Skills: JavaScript, jQuery, HTML/CSS
  • Apiheap.js is JavaScript chthat allows you to make REST requests to various platforms in under 5 lines of code. I wrote it to help solidify my understanding of REST API's at the time. Skills: JavaScript, jQuery, REST API's