Twilio: Explain Like I’m 5

I knew @Twilio existed but never understood what they do.

There’s a reason why a 12-year-old kid in India can build an Uber clone over a weekend. Just like Lego pieces, you can today piece together pre-built components (called APIs) with minimal coding to launch your app.

One of those core components is communications. In-app communication via SMS, voice, video, and email. Almost all the…

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