Christopher Bot

The homework bot for students, made by a 14 year-old

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Alec Joness
Maker
@alec_joness
Hey Product Hunters, and thanks @awilkinson for hunting Christopher Bot! I’m Alec Jones and I'm 14 years old. About 6 months ago, I decided to build a bot that could help students of all ages, all over the world. So I made Christopher Bot, a Facebook Messenger bot that keeps track of your homework. I was tired of trying to remember to write down my homework or enter it in a task app, so I wanted someone to keep track of it all for me. Christopher Bot asks you what homework you were assigned at the end of every class. Then at the end of the day, he texts you a list of all the homework from your day (and displays it on a webpage for the entire week). He texts you Monday to Friday at whatever time your classes end. He can send you a list of commands. He pauses when you're on vacation, and then he resumes when you get back. Fun Fact: Christopher is the name Alan Turing gave to his machine in WWII that cracked the Enigma, and it's the reason I named my bot Christopher. Thank you for checking out Christopher Bot — hope you like him. P.S. I’m in school today, but I’ll try to answer questions between classes.
Mac Connolly@macconnollyco · Co-Founder / CEO, Agentless
@alec_joness Awesome work man. Do you have any plans to have a different number of classes per day? Most college students don't have a fixed number of classes, so it's not really that helpful yet for us. But if you can get that going, this would be so sick.
Alec Joness
Maker
@alec_joness
@macconnollyco actually, you dont need to have the same number per day. Just enough for the most amount of classes you have in a day. But you can totally leave some form spots blank.
Mac Connolly@macconnollyco · Co-Founder / CEO, Agentless
@alec_joness Got it! Let's get this going!
Mads Hensel@madshensel · Designer, Founders
I love it. Shipping a product as a 14-year-old one man army is inspiring. But even more inspiring is that you saw an opportunity and acted on it. Keep that going and you'll get to make even more awesome products.
Alec Joness
Maker
@alec_joness
@madshensel Thank you. I always appreciate the words of encouragement
Gylon Jackson@gylonj · CEO Big G LABS
Way to go... I'm 44 and you at 14 years old have inspired me to keep on following my dreams
Braxton Huff@3raxton · Founder of Porter, Creator, UI Designer
Wow, brilliant bot! Christopher Bot is very helpful and intuitive and I am pleased to say I have signed up for it! The commands are very self-explanatory and it is easy to use! I can't wait to see how this works out for me in the first few days. Great work Alec!
Alec Joness
Maker
@alec_joness
@3raxton Thank you so much. If you have any questions or concerns you can email me using the site's contact form or on twitter.
Braxton Huff@3raxton · Founder of Porter, Creator, UI Designer
@alec_joness I will!
Alexandre Mouriec@mrcalexandre · CS @ IUT Lannion | Stuffi | Argos VR
Well-done @koolkoder 👏 Impressive as a 14yo man. You're solving a problem many students have so for that congrats 👍
Alec Joness
Maker
@alec_joness
@mrcalexandre Thanks. I too agree, and hope that many students will use Christopher Bot to help them