Website created to help find vaccine appointments promotes another cause

Software engineer Huge Ma paused his site, TurboVax, to raise awareness about attacks on Asian Americans.
2:25 | 03/05/21

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You're about to meet a software engineer who used his skills for the greater good creating a website to help others find a coping nineteen vaccine. For free. First I. But when he causes side in protest of the rising hate against Asian Americans the heat started pouring his way but that does not stop him. From standing up. It all started when I trying to help my mom find a vaccine. Airways are pretty arduous process they're just not that maybe I. Made easier the idea behind her Abaxis and make it as easy as possible to find you'll time vaccine available. And as this little solution that ended up helping thousands of knots and the thousands of New Yorkers. Growing up in Queens I was not immune to anti Asian bias. I grew up with people making offhand remarks about Muslims and ice by Ilyce ends election -- means. Last Thursday their way stabbing pain in Chinatown and the victim was at 36 year old Chinatown resident I knew that on. Another day that could have easily been me. I want to illustrate this action updating the site down for two days that if we as a country don't listen to the concerns of Asian Americans. Then we risk. Losing the contributions the Asian Americans as well. Hey what's that tourists red hot line installation by recommended that day donate to a local nonprofit. Called welcome to Chinatown helping preserve. Heartland town here here but also working in the fight anti agents. Nation today we've actually raise the hunt and 5000 dollars. I just hope that my experience can show. Others that technology take the initiative. And stand for what you believe then. I think that you can make real change regardless. However big or small. Anything that may mean. Standing up to the haters hue told us that he felt amazing to be reunited with his fully vaccinated mother and celebrate the Lunar New Year. Together as for Turbo Max he says that he'll continue to provide the service until the vaccine is fully distributed. So cool what he's doing absolutely.

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