Future Mario, Twitter Demographics And Worst Phone Ever Win The #TCDisrupt Hackathon

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The TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon is drawing to a close, with over 300 hackers battling through the night, fueled by pizza and caffeine. The 90-second demos of the final products took place this morning and afternoon, with one winner (out of 60 teams) left standing. Every team that makes it through the Hackathon will get a free pass to Disrupt, but only the winning team will bask in the glory of presenting their creation on stage this Wednesday (alongside Startup Battlefield companies).

Our esteemed judges include Soleio Cuervo, Chad Dickerson, Tarikh Korula, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, Shervin Pishevar, Don Dodge, Cyan Banister, Tom Igoe and our own Michael Arrington.

The winners are FutureMario, Twitter Demographics, and Worst Phone Ever. Future Mario is an application that allows you to play the Super Mario Brothers with voice, by blinking your eyes, and by tracking your eyes. Twitter Demographics mashes up Tweets with geolocation and demographic data. So if you search for a specific keyword on the application, you can see the percentage of Twitterers who Tweeted about the keyword within certain income ranges and even by political party.

Worst Phone Ever searches for baseband crashes on your desktop, uploads them, and saves them to a database. The results are tabulated and added to the total, eventually leading to a detailed class-action lawsuit.

Runners up include an iPad suction holder and Mr. Stabby, a robotic concoction made by the folks from NYC Resistor.

Also check out ZDNet’s coverage of the event.

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