Application Development Meets American Idol

Aug 18, 2006 • One minute to read

The MadeInExpress entries are in and now the voting starts! While the grand prize will be decided by Robert Scoble, Chris Pirillo, and Phil Torrone, like American Idol, you get to choose who wins the Community Award! See below for more information on these fun, cool, and useful applications!

**#1 A curmudgeon chat bot **(Sanchez Roman Canlas)

#2 AJAX-based IRC client (Chris Fuenty)

#3 All terrain self-maneuverable robot (Ernie Hall)

#5 X-10 smart house system (Edmond Begoli)

#6 Personalized print newspaper/magazine (Jonas Martinsson)

#7 Mood based virtual DJ (Daniel Bryars)

#8 Custom Poker Bot (Daniel Crenna)

[No image :() #9 Relationship Tracking System (Neil Bamber)

#10 Instant IM Translation (Ali Khalid)

#11 Community Oriented Web-Based Radio Station (Tim Shay) (Web Site)

#12 Graspits (Douglas Steen) (Web site)

It’s hard to pick just one, but here’s my quick thoughts on the entries:

  • Most original - Graspits
  • Best use of community - Community Radio
  • Best Utility - Ajax IRC
  • Most Similar to an actual Web 2.0 Business - Personalized Print Newspaper

Who do you think will win? Who do you think should win?


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