NYTM > August 2012 Meetup Notes

Favorite three demos of the night:

  • MIDI to NES sound controller: take midi output from any device and play sounds on NES. Very cool! The guy made the chip and also programmed it on the hardware level. Funded by raising 15 grand on Kickstarter

  • Project Noah: visual encyclopedia of all things live on planet Earth, crowdsourced by people all around the globe. Now part of the National Geographic. Super cool

  • Citelighter: cool app for research, very helpful for students. Great energy during demo and Q&A by the cofounder (Q: Don’t you think student will copy each other’s research? A: Sharing is caring, bro!”).

Funniest presenter was the bMobilized European guy, who finished every answer during Q&A with “Make sense??” question, delivered in Arnold Schwarzenegger accent. Hilarious!

You can view the list of all presenters on the NYTM website