1. Students’ React Native App Opens Channels Across the Globe

    “Imagine,” says recent graduate Charlie Harrington, “if you could see the sunset in Cairo, or what’s going on right now in the Red Square in Moscow.” This is the idea behind Wormie, a mobile iOS app built at Hack Reactor with classmates Nick Fujita and Sunyoung Kim. Wormie, currently under review by the Apple App Store, allows users to request a video or livestream of a specific location, and users within a certain radius will be able to respond to that request.

  2. Apple TV Shows That Hardware is Turning Soft

    From the headlines coming out of Apple’s big announcement day, it would be easy to think that today was about hardware: iPad Pro, Apple TV, new iPhones and the Apple Pencil. Scratch the surface, however, and what’s really being offered here are platforms. The iPad and iPhone have long been defined more by the apps they support than their native functions, and AppleTV is the latest and biggest step toward unleashing the power of software into the television experience.

  3. Students’ “Instagram for Google Deep Dream” Featured in Popular Science, The Verge, Wired, Discovery News, The Next Web & More

    Many have been enchanted by the bizarre images from Google’s Deep Dream project, but the process of creating these mindscapes was difficult and time-consuming for the average person. A group of students tackled this issue by building an app, Dreamify, that Popular Science called “Instagram for Deep Dream”. Dreamify also caught the eye of the VergeYahooThe Next WebDiscovery News, and a slew of other sites. The app, which takes ordinary images and runs them through Google’s Deep Dream process, is available for Android and will soon be available on iOS.