You may want to think twice before you say “I’m too old for that!”
It’s certainly not what this 82-year-old must have been thinking. She recognized a gap and simply set out to fill it.
She taught herself how to code and today she is one of the world’s oldest iPhone app developers. Masako Wakamiya develops apps for the over-60 market. At 82 she is more than twice the age of the typical Silicon Valley techie.
Up until now, tech companies have paid little attention to the over-60 market. But thanks to Ms. Wakamiya and her app this seems to be changing.
You can read more about Masako Wakamiya and her app “Hinadan” in this article from the South China Morning Post.