Jared Nielsen @jarednielsen
Jared built an app that takes a github user contribution graph and turns it into a live song! Demo
Jessica Bell @sirjessthebrave
DC Tech Stories is a podcast about technical workers in the DVM. Jess wanted to show the side of the DC tech scene that people don’t usually see: the weird, the interesting, what actually makes people tick. Link
James built a small project called Tabitha to help learn guitar chords. The app has a fretboard that a user can click on to identify notes, and choose chords from a dropdown. “A fretboard sandbox” he calls it.
Ali Spittel @aspittel
Otto Barnes @sio2boss
Otto showed how to find actual pictures of an actress or actor, by using Crowdflower to help label images.
Michelle Steigerwalt @Yuffster
Michelle built i17on, an intranationalization engine for documents which translate themselves for different audiences. Link
Meeseeks, attention grabbing desktop app. Solves the problem: how do you signal something on a screen when presenting remotely? github
Travis Hoppe @metasemantic
Girls, Interrupted: A computational study on the faces in the movies. Turns out (unsurprisingly) that Hollywood is super male-dominated, but now we have data. github
Seth Puckett @sethpuckett
Seth created a video game and taught a neural network to play it. Used a genetic algorithm approach. For better or worse, he can still beat his own AI!