The Rainbow Machine

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Who We Are

The Rainbow Machine was conceived by Reid Bingham and Sean McIntyre in their apartment in Brooklyn.

Reid Bingham

Reid Bingham creates audio visual installations utilizing hacked electronics. He has shown at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Bent Festival, and galleries in New Jersey, Washington D.C., New York, and Brooklyn.

Reid's personal website

Sean McIntyre

Sean McIntyre (boxysean) is a technologist who explores sonic, visual, and physical realms through code, craft, and electronics. His work focuses on revealing, harnessing, and creating power relationships through technology.

Sean has participated in Bring to Light: Nuit Blanche NYC, World Maker Faire, Bushwick Open Studios, Lost Horizon Night Market, and Festival of Ideas for the New City. He coaches the ACM programming contest team at New York University (NYU), and currently attends the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU.

Sean's personal website

Shameel Arafin (photographer)

Shameel is a web-application architect, back-end developer, database wrangler, and system administrator. He studied engineering and literature at Caltech and Harvard. Following college, he worked in investment banking during the (first) dotcom boom, at Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse First Boston. After five years on Wall Street, he returned to his engineering roots and joined the team at Massify as a developer and project manager, where he helped launch a social network and crowd-sourcing web application for the film and TV industry.

In 2008 he co-founded SignalFive, where where he developed projects that varied from the Repower America Wall (for Al Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection), to PopStay, a social tool for vacation rentals and home swapping. He currently works at MediaStorm.

Shameel's Flickr page and company website