Where did 110stories come from?
I’m a life long New Yorker, in love with the City skyline and obsessed with the lost iconography of the Twin Towers. In July 2011 I launched 110stories on Kickstarter to raise money for the creation of a smARTphone app that would help you orient your phone towards the twin towers, draw in the exact silhouette using augmented reality, take a composited photo, add a personal comment, and share that story with the world. With the help of 470 backers, $27,809 in funding, a team of 25 amazing people, top members of the technology, social media, art and business communities, as well as two of the world’s leading tech companies, both the iPhone and Android versions are now a reality. Let the stories begin…
— Brian August
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