One year later, the homeless coder is still living on the streets

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In August 2013, programmer Patrick McConlogue offered homeless man Leo Grand a choice: $100 in cash, or two months’ worth of coding lessons

Grand opted for the lessons, and embarked on a quest to to create a mobile app of his own. The enterprise had its own share of detractors; McConlogue was criticized for treating homelessness as a “startup experiment,” although the duo quickly gained national fame and went on to appear on several television shows to talk about their project.

Several months after picking up his first coding books, Grand launched …

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