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Surreal Poetry Compilation

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  • Tyler Pulliam
A poetry collection focusing on themes of surrealism, nostalgia, and recapturing youth. Experimental composition techniques, hidden messages, puzzles, and bitter rage are all welcome here. I'm looking to get around thirty or forty poems in total for this project with enough density to keep readers thoroughly occupied. I want to get something published physically and independently. My local area is surprisingly low on creative ventures and I think something along these lines could really get…
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Real Time Friends Locator

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers, Product Managers, Filmmakers, Engineers
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  • Walter Rada
  • Sean Nurse
  • Florencia Florencia
We all have been in a situation where we need to meet with our friends, but we get lost. We don't know if we are going on the right direction, or if we are just completely missing our way. This app is meant to make it easy for you to locate your friends, and also for your friends to locate you. This project addresses the challenge by making it easier for New Yorkers to connect with each other. It will give you all the necessary tools, so you don't have to waste time trying to figure out…
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Cultures of Populations

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  • Opoku Busia
Cultures of Populations (CulPop) is Instagram meets Wikipedia to display cultures. CulPop (web/mobile app) users create profiles to share cultures. A month ago, I started the CulPop Intro. project on Facebook and Instagram - sharing people’s way of life through photos and videos with captions. I have created a Facebook page www.facebook.com/culturesofpopulations and an Instagram account www.instagram.com/culpop, and I ask that you check them out. I am making CulPop, because there is no stock of…
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CivilHub - People have the Power

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  • Tomek Wawrzyniuk
We have already made the web appplication called CivilHub (https://civilhub.org/new-york-city-us/). CivilHub is a community, where we can change the places we live in. Our mission is to upgrade democracy, and take it to a higher level in our local communities, nationally and internationally. It is all about to build the world's biggest open source civil platform that will give users tools to facilitate communication and improve cooperation among each other, narrowing the distance between citizens,…
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Shogether, Shopping Together

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  • Francesco Arrighi
Mi chiamo Francesco Arrighi, sono un ingegnere; incontro ogni giorno persone che come me condividono un frigorifero con un partner e devono incastrare tra i vari impegni, la spesa al supermercato. Ho sviluppato un’applicazione (iOS ed Android) per permettere a queste persone di condividere una lista della spesa in modo semplice, diretto ed in tempo reale. Io e mia moglie la usiamo quotidianamente e non possiamo più farne a meno. Meno stress, meno spreco di tempo e di denaro ed un interessante…
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SpotCheck NYC

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Product Managers
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  • David Anderson
  • Gad Berger
SpotCheck is a service that helps you understand if a parking spot is valid in New York City. Most streets in NYC allow for free parking or metered parking, but understanding the posted street regulation signs can sometimes be difficult. SpotCheck aims to reduce the complexity by evaluating the street signs for you and giving you feedback on whether it is possible to park in that zone or if it might result in a ticket. We are using the open Location and Street Sign database provided by the Department…
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Mobile Guide to the Story Behind Every Place

Project needs  Developers, Writers, Scientists, Product Managers, Engineers
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  • Sascha Mombartz
We are building a new form of mobile guidebook. It will consist of curated, precise and concise stories about people and places. Our sublime visual experience will make the app intuitive and our expert community of contributors will unearth the stories that are in plain sight yet really heard. New York is a vibrant cultural hub, with a fascinating past and many stories of people who struggled, failed and succeeded to make it the city it is today. Our app will unearth these stories and let locals…
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The Lease App: Annotating Your Lease with Legal Info Relevant to You

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Product Managers, Engineers
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  • Alejandro Ventura
The Lease App takes any person's residential lease agreement and annotates it with jurisdiction-specific and otherwise lease-specific legal and other information. Users are able to scan or upload their leases. The app mines a lease for matching text and layers helpful information directly on top of a person's lease. For example, a user might hover over or select a particular clause or section in their lease about the commencement of eviction proceedings for failing to pay rent. The app…
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BuildZoom: A marketplace for construction

Project needs  Designers, Writers, Product Managers, Engineers
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  • David Petersen
BuildZoom is a marketplace for construction. Property owners can hire general contractors for almost any type of remodeling project. You can use BuildZoom to view the complete work history of 3 million contractors and 20 million properties. Right now about 1 million people/month use BuildZoom, but are aren't satisfied with the simplicity of the platform. It's incredibly hard to find a great contractor, and yet there are so many out there. But there are a lot of really bad ones, too. Our…
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Nephilim

Project needs  Designers, Artists
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  • Robin Colton
I am making a webcomic on and old Nephilim living in present times. This story will take aspects from different lore and mythologies. It will also have paranormal aspects as well. The webcomic will have a long plot and the characters won't be cardboard cutouts, they will have various roots and backgrounds. I been meaning to make this for a long time but never had the manpower to do it, then I found this site. I always wanted to put my ideas in a comic for everyone to read, I already had worked…
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Voyage Control - A Scheduling Software to Reduce Congestion

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  • Isabelle Steichen
Voyage Controls software helps to manage and optimize freight delivery. The software is addressed to both the private sector (building management companies, construction companies, event organizers, convention centers) and the public sector (cities and ports). Our system includes a simple scheduling tool that will permit users, such as vendors at an event or trucks that deliver equipment to a construction site, to streamline their loading and unloading process. The second phase of our software will…
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Clutch - NYC Renting Made Easy

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  • Kevin Joo
  • Marie Patterson
A knowledge sharing site that allows renters to make an easier decision when renting. What if there was a easier way for renters to make a decision? Enter Clutch, a knowledge sharing website that allows renters to make an easier decision when renting. We aggregate public data to create reports on violations. We are aggregating public data, creating reports on New York City real estate to help consumers manage the money they spend on apartments. We will help people renting apartments in NYC minimize…
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Sesh: Workout partner location platform

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  • Adam Grealish
A location-aware, on-demand platform to find other New Yorkers for outdoor activities. The platform lets users find activities around them or create their own for others to join. The platform allows for easy sorting and filtering based on location, activity, date and time, and skill level. This app connects New Yorkers with one another to be active together. Research has shown the working out with others increases the frequency of workouts, the intensity of those workout and the actual enjoyment…
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Secure digital document distribution for specific business branches

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Writers, Product Managers, Engineers
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  • Alexander Kingstam
Rebuilding an existing distribution platform for politicians to a more flexible system that can reach different selected business areas. This platform is built on WEB, IOS & Android and is hosted on AWS cloud space. We will target following markets: * Boards * Housing boards * Lawyers * Internal business distribution etc There is a demand for a system like this in Scandinavia with reasonable pricing and trustworthy background. (We have a secure system like this for the biggest municipalities…
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Building Skills NYC

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  • Diego Orofino
Building Skill is a platform that connects people with similar skills and industries in your building. Knowing your neighbor skills and his working industry can help you integrate better in your building, share common topics of conversation during elevator rides, and possible find a new job. Networking in the city can be a challenge, knowing your neighbor skills and his working industry can help you connect better. When relocating to NYC from another state, knowing where to move in can help you…
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Perfection (Working Title)

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  • Jorge Palma
I am looking to create an epic and meaningful web-comic. The plot is in its infancy and is as follows: In the near future, science and technology have developed to incredible proportions; Robotics are becoming more and more intelligent, and humans have developed cures for all illnesses except for cancer. In the search for the cure, scientists meddle with very potent radioactive materials and create The Mammoth's Foot--a block of hardened radioactive lava that releases a deadly gas into the…
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Blutalk app

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  • Valentino Ros
An application for smartphones that it is a social network based on bluetooth technology It will help to connect people, create new jobs, organize people against inustice, sell products, find products, localize people, meet new friends, help democracy. fight agains totalitarism regimes An application for smartphones that it is a social network based on bluetooth technology It will help to connect people, create new jobs, organize people against inustice, sell products, find products, localize people,…
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Fantasy Graphic Novel parodying 80s Cartoons from the Villains Perspective

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  • Aaron Hess
BRANDI: QUEEN OF SKULLS is a fantasy parody of cartoon kids shows like MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE and THUNDERCATS in the way that The Venture Bros. is a parody of the boy adventurer genre of the 1970s. Think DARIA meets GAME OF THRONES By looking through the lens of the villains (who are also teenage girls), we re-discover the bizarre lessons behind these stories. Because the question "what does it mean to be a bad guy" has never been more relevant, and I love the story. Ultimately, BQOS…
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Safe Travel Planner

Project needs  Developers, Writers, Engineers
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  • Michael Wong
  • Eric Lee
  • Yow Thiam Wee
A travel application that can help to re-modify routes from maps into different way points that people may want to visit. Along the way of re-modification, they can get information about shops available along the route and the experiences from people all around them if it is a good or bad place to visit. Safety coverage in-terms that we will work with different tourism bureaus and embassy to help locate their citizens in times of disasters or if anyone got lost, we know the route that they are traveling…
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Intellibins

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers, Scientists, Musicians, Product Managers, Filmmakers, Engineers
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  • Sandy Woodruff
Currently in private beta, Intellibins will offer users a mobile repository of recycling bins and public/merchant locations where recycling on-the-go items are possible. All users have to do is open the app, select the material of the item they wish to recycle, and select a nearby recycling point from the locations identified on the map. Near Future iterations of Intellibins will allow users the ability to benefit from a recycling rewards program, share on social media, and “check-in” at recycle…
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Benefit Kitchen - benefit screening in the palm of your hand

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Writers, Filmmakers
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  • Daniel Beeby
Benefit Kitchen is a benefit screening tool that low-income families can use to learn about the public benefits that they've earned. Acquiring these benefits keeps parents in the workforce and food on the table. In ten minutes, a working parent can learn about eligibility and dollar amounts for up to eighteen federal, state, and local benefits. Try it on your smartphone or browser today: http://app.benefitkitchen.com When it comes to civic engagement, knowledge is power. Benefit Kitchen takes…