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    CNBC | Karen Gilchrist | 3/21/19 | 5 min
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    • thorgalle
      Scribe
      1 month ago

      Cool! I wonder how she runs her “algorithm”. £1,500 sounds like it might have paid for a simple informational website, but not for a database of names with a custom web app and name selection algorithm.

      Maybe she used a low-code platform like Airtable? Or maybe there was later investment in the process?

      I have have run across this English naming trend with Chinese contacts. But I actually enjoy trying to learn their Chinese names.

    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all time
      1 month ago

      Business/startup ideas are all around us. It's fascinating to see how people just kind of randomly stumble upon them. Cleverness, opportunity and luck ✨

    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      1 month ago

      This is amazing for a 15 year old. She only charges 79 cents for an appropriate western name for Chinese babies and has made over 400,000 dollars for her college education.