Michael Dory

Michael Dory
CTO and Co-Founder, Socialbomb

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Mike has spent the last decade studying the ways people communicate and working to make their conversations better. As the CTO and co-founder of Socialbomb, he’s worked with companies like Fisher-Price, HBO and Pepsico to build social applications and platforms that connect users with their friends, their devices, and the world around them.

Prior to starting up Socialbomb, Mike developed installations, sites, and games for Unified Field and the Institute of Play. His personal and collaborative projects have appeared in the New York Times, National Public Radio, Gothamist, BoingBoing, Gizmodo and MAKE Magazine.

Mike holds a BA in Journalism & Media Studies from Rutgers University and an MPS in Interactive Telecommunications from NYU ITP, where he is now an adjunct professor.

Sessions

Python
Location: D133
Michael Dory (Socialbomb), Adam Parrish (Socialbomb), Brendan Berg (Wurk Happy)
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Tornado is a scalable, non-blocking web server and web application framework written in Python. It is also light-weight to deploy, fun to write for, and incredibly powerful. So why aren't you using it? This presentation will cover the basics of the framework, as well as some best practices and real-life use cases. Read more.