Michael Dory

Michael Dory
CTO and Co-Founder, Socialbomb


Michael Dory is a designer, artist and researcher currently focusing on ubiquitous computing, game design and human computer interaction as a masters candidate at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP).

He’s previously worked with IBM, Nikon, Sony and Vision Education & Media on projects ranging from public relations and peer media strategy to interaction design and product prototyping. His personal and collaborative projects, including including the audio graffiti project Concrete Crickets and networked social game Socialbomb have appeared in/on/at the New York Times, National Public Radio, Conflux Festival, BoingBoing, and MAKE Magazine.


Location: Marina Ballroom D Level: Novice
Regine Debatty (We Make Money Not Art), Kati London (Area/Code), Natalie Jeremijenko (NYU), Scott Varland (NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)), Adam Simon (Socialbomb), Michael Dory (Socialbomb), Paul Torrens (Arizona State University), Ryan McManus (Barbarian Group LLC), Andrew Bell (Barbarian Group LLC), Andrea Vaccari (Senseable City Lab, MIT), Tucker Balch (Georgia Tech), Stewart Tansley (Microsoft Research), Eric Kabisch
The first ever Emerging Arts Fest provides a showcase for artists to present their vision of the intersection of art and technology. Read more.
Online social networking sites are filled with data — content that can be used to feed rich and entertaining games. What can happen when we leave the computer behind and move gameplay into the real world? Our session will explore technologies and methods that allow us to step away from the keyboard and create social games that work within the physical world.

Diamond Sponsor

  • Sun Microsystems

Gold Sponsors

  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Disney
  • Google
  • Make magazine
  • Yahoo! Inc.

Silver Sponsors

  • AdaptiveBlue
  • Jaduka

Premier Media Partner

  • ZDNet