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Zach Levy

Entrepreneur and Developer in Toronto, Canada

  • "I love homeboy’s voice and enthusiasm for the stuff. Like a great convo over drinks with a great storyteller."

    - Bender B Bender listening to Absurd History

  • "Exactly what it says: These gentlemen are bringing up the funniest and most absurd (duh) moments in history, very clear and never fails for a laugh. One of my favorites."

    - Walker1010 listening to Absurd History

  • "Had not realised the Battle of Tours was so far north... Great site, bookmarked."

    - MyHandsAreRed about History Mapped

  • "Zach was great as always"

    - Student at Lighthouse Labs

  • "Awesome site! I really like how it puts the battles in context on the map! Like, when reading about different battles, I always want to know exactly where they took place, this lets you do that."

    - westherm about History Mapped

  • "Thank you for spending the time to walk me through everything"

    - Student at Ligthouse Labs

  • "thank you for leaving good comments and documentation everywhere"

    - Co-worker at Bite

  • "Zach was very knowledgeable and patient in guiding us"

    - Student at Lighthouse Labs

  • "I immediately bookmarked the page, super helpful and informative."

    - JarretGax about History Mapped

  • "Great jumping off point: Exactly what it needs to be- entertaining idea source for further research, they are fun and clear. Good job!"

    - karmi1381 listening to Absurd History

  • "Absolutely fantastic. I just watched 2 videos and the geospatial information is invaluable in understanding the battles."

    - ScaryShoes about History Mapped

  • "Zach always understood my most difficult questions, even when they threw other mentors for a loop"

    - Student at Lighthouse Labs

What am I up to?

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Bite Kiosk

I am building self-service kiosks at Bite! Less waiting, more eating.

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First Exit Media

I have done a lot of contract work through First Exit Media. I've helped 15+ entrepreneurs launch new products for their businesses by rapidly building prototypes for web and mobile apps. I've also made a lot of corporate websites.

Technical Skills

Favorite Stack

  • Node.js
  • React
  • Ruby on Rails

Other than that, anything that solves the problem

Other Tools

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Github

Self-Deprecated Stack

Hopefully I'll never have to use these again

  • PHP / Drupal
  • Python* / Django
  • ES5 / CoffeeScript / Angular1
  • Objective-C
  • Java

* jk, Python is awesome