Demo Day 7


RSVP now for Demo Day 7 ( ($10, payable in advance)*

What is Demo Day? Presenters get 5 minutes to present a news-oriented project, and 5 minutes to answer questions from the audience. It's a fast-paced, fun evening, and we hope you'll be a part of it.

The lightning talks for Demo Day will include:

• Atlas Obscura's Guide to Literary Road Trips (, with Richard Kreitner @richardkreitner (

• A look behind's Operation Sawfish (, a 70th anniversary commemoration of a massive WWII air raid over Heilbronn, Germany, with Vanessa Wormer @remrow (

• The decision tree that decides on the best maps to make given a dataset for CartoDB's One-Click Mapping (, with Andy Eschbacher @MrEPhysics (

• Dailygraphics (, NPR Visuals' rig for deploying daily graphics projects in responsive iframe, with Alyson Hurt from NPR Visuals @alykat (

• Mapshaper (, an open source alternative to GIS software for editing map data, with Matthew Bloch from The New York Times@grammata (

• censusAmericans (, personalizing the U.S. Census on Twitter, with Jia Zhang, intern at FiveThirtyEight @jiazhang (

*Refund policy: Cancel at least 24 hours before the event (that is, no later than 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12) to receive a full refund. We cannot issue refunds after that.


6:30 p.m.: Doors, dinner + socializing

~7:00 p.m.: Demos/lightning talks begin

~8:15 p.m.: Hiring announcements, networking and socializing

A big thanks to Pivotal Labs ( for hosting us. Want to host a Hacks/Hackers NYC event? Email us at nyc[at]hackshackers[dot]com.

Read more about our previous Demo Days:

• Demo Day 6 (

• Demo Day 5 (

• Demo Day 4 (

• Demo Day 3 (

• Demo Day 2 (

• Demo Day 1 (