Demo at Fake News Horror Show!

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Thank you for your interest in applying to Demo at Fake News Horror Show! The event will take place on Thursday, June 7th-Friday, June 8th at NYU Tandon School of Engineering at the MAGNET campus. Please see FAQ and the application form below. 


Application Eligibility. The application is open to anyone, including: university faculty and students, startups, government and civic officials, corporate labs, and independent artists and technologists.

What is NYC Media Lab looking for: Applications that show use cases of emerging media and technology platforms are preferred. This can include data science, AI, machine learning, blockchain, virtual and augmented reality, UI/UX and more. We are looking for innovative concepts and will judge and accept applications based on their relevance to the themes of fake news and computational propaganda. 

What is the time commitment: The event will take place on June 7th-8th, 2018, and will be open to registered attendees. The format of the event is a Demo Expo. If your demo is chosen to participate, you will receive a 6-foot table to install your project. Your demo is expected to be on view for the duration of the 2-day event. Your demo will load in on Thursday, June 7th in the morning and will load on the evening of Friday, June 8th. 

About the venue: The MAGNET campus at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is located at 2 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn NY 11201 on the 8th floor (Map). MAGNET a shared space for faculty and students from across NYU who are exploring experiences at the intersection of culture and technology. The Fake News Horror Show! will activate the MAGNET space with a sprawling, "science-fair" style Demo Expo, with 30+ demos on view.