WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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"I saw a chance to catch onto the dot-com boom. I was interested in becoming a graphic designer or technical writer, and after learning to use Adobe software early on, one software program led to another," she says. Looper's entree into mobile apps started about three years ago after getting an iPhone and falling in love with it. "I'm now the Queen of Apps," says Looper, who uses about ten apps regularly, but also is quick to try any hot new ones. She credits the locally designed RunKeeper app for getting her to run for exercise for the first time in her life. Looper's app obsession has also taken the form of teaching kids to code and a side-business called Ladeez First Media, through which she builds "killer apps." This includes a diverse list such as: Practice Buddy, for encouraging kids to stick with their music lessons; Gabbler, for learning Chinese; and The Belly App, for learning to belly dance. And Looper's latest masterpiece: An app dubbed the 90 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 4 Jen Looper Incubating the next Instagram THE ROOMALYZR Interior design, revisualized. http://roomalyzr.com/

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