SHADOW | Community of Dreamers

A project in New York, NY by hunter lee soik

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SHADOW is a mobile application that helps you remember and record your dreams. #LETSBUILDSHADOW
Backers: 3784
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $82,577 of $50,000
Dates: Sep 17th -> Nov 2nd (47 days)
Project By: hunter lee soik
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Latest News

SHADOW | Update #12 • Kickstart Final thoughts

November 1st - via:
Hi Team! I'm speechless, thank you so much for all your support and amazing feedback during the past 30 days!  I could write a novel to express how I feel but I should get some sleep first ;] I'll send a proper update after I get a couple good... (Read More)

SHADOW | Update #11 • 4 Weeks into iOS development

November 1st - via:
Hello Team, Meet Brian, our iOS engineer, we are SUPER excited to show you how far we have come in just 4 short weeks.  Please check out the video below! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Android, we have 20k... (Read More)

SHADOW | Update #10 • TapTap + SHADOW

October 30th - via:
Hey Team, We are so excited to announce our second product collaboration with TapTap; a technology to transfer touch between two people. With Taptap + SHADOW you can use the accelerometer to power the Smarter Smart Alarm feature, you can use... (Read More)

SHADOW | Update #9 • Ostrich Pillow Light + SHADOW

October 28th - via:
Hey TEAM, Have you ever seen this pillow?  I saw it when they did their first Kickstarter and was really excited about the design. Yesterday the team at Ostrich contacted us and told us about their new light pillow; portable, practical, power... (Read More)

SHADOW | Project Update #8 • Sneak Peek at Profiles

October 25th - via:
HI TEAM!  Update #8 with 8 days to go The Kickstarter campaign is 8 days away from completion and SHADOW development is really heating up. We'll share a video of the iOS progress next week and here is a quick run down. DONE ALARM CLOCK RECORD DREAM... (Read More)

SHADOW Update #7 | Baboomi + SHADOW Micro-Targeted Alarm Clock Pledge

October 22nd - via:
Hi TEAM! We are overwhelmed by the amount of support you guys have shown us during our kickstarter. It has been incredible watching this project grow and working with you all and we are always looking for ways to offer more and give back. With only... (Read More)

Reddit AMA (“Ask me anything”)

October 16th - via:
Hi TEAM!  It continues to amaze us how supportive you have all been as backers. We have 17 days to go now and are thrilled to have passed the 65k mark! It has been fantastic emailing and talking personally with everyone, and if you have any... (Read More)

What Do Dreams Mean? This Big Data Project Could Crack Them

October 14th - via:
An experimental sleep app backed by renowned sleep scientists could change the way the science of dreaming is done. (Read More)

25+ Kickstarter projects you won’t want to miss

October 11th - via:
All creatives have great ideas, it’s what we live for; that moment of inspiration at 4am that sees you leaping from bed and rushing to your desk is the excitement that makes life worthwhile. (Read More)

Kickstarter of the Week: SHADOW Makes Dreams Visible [VIDEO]

October 7th - via:
On this episode of Kickstarter of the Week, brought to you by National Instruments, we are recovering large amounts of data that are being forgotten every night with SHADOW.Read: Modern Alarm Clocks Destroy Dreams (Read More)

Dream database to be built from reveries submitted via iOS app

October 4th - via:
Rare for most is the morning that they'll wake and fully recall their nighttime contemplations and adventures. But Shadow, a Kickstarter project that has just reached its funding target with a month still to go, hopes to address that by waking you up using the optimum method for remembering your dreams. (Read More)

New App Wants to Interpret Your Dreams

October 3rd - via:
Nightly dreams go largely forgotten, making the sort of broad questions scientists ask about them difficult to answer. Do the rich dream differently than the poor? Do our nighttime thoughts differ from city to city, or from country to country? (Read More)

Kickstart This! Monitor your vital signs... and your dreams

October 1st - via:
Daniel Fisher scours the internet's many crowd-funding sites for the best (and weirdest) projects looking for finance. This week: an alarm clock that records your dreams, and the future of health technology. (Read More)

Introducing SHADOW | Actigraphy

September 30th - via:
Hi TEAM! Well we are still blown away by how quickly everything has happened so far and are amazed that we still have a 31 days to go. That said, we are busy working away over here and wanted to introduce you to SHADOW | Actigraphy which will help... (Read More)


September 27th - via:
Hey Team! Let's hang out in Las Vegas, I'm here to see Tony Hsieh's new Zappos office and will be speaking at Catalyst week Saturday Sept.28th at 4pm | Will send location later, but will be somewhere in Tony's Down Town Project.  Ok let me know if... (Read More)

An app to remember your dreams

An app that helps people record, remember and analyse their dreams has been developed. Called Shadow, it looks like an alarm clock but works differently. (Read More)

Remember Your Dreams With the 'Shadow' App

September 19th - via:
Hunter Lee Soik, who hopes to create a global dream database, allowing us to tap into a real-time database of dreams records. (Read More)

Shadow Is An App In The Making That Wants To Build A Database Of The World’s Dreams

September 19th - via:
I saw the creator of this Kickstarter project pitch his app idea at TechCrunch’s Berlin meet-up earlier this year. Hunter Lee Soik’s plan to build Shadow, an app for people to record their nightly dreams, sounded impressive at the time — especially his vision for ultimately being able to explore in real time what people in different regions of the world are dreaming about. (Read More)

The Last 24 hours

September 18th - via:
Hello Team, What a crazy 24 hours, we hit our goal just before midnight last night and we've been working around the clock to get everything in place.  Announcement 01 iOS won our little competition and we started developing today, the team was... (Read More)

Kicktraq estimates we'll hit 350k !!

September 18th - via:
Hello Team! Can you believe we are already at 15k in just over 1 day!  The latest estimate from Kicktraq has us trending towards 350k + in pledges.  This is beyond; what I thought would be a cool app has really grown into something special and... (Read More)

SHADOW: Now, an app to create a database of world's dreams

Want to remember that delightful dream you had? There's an app for that! (Read More)

Can This Alarm Clock App Unlock The Mysteries Of The World's Dreams?

September 18th - via:
Now you can add your dreams to the list of quantified self data being collected by mobile phone apps. (Read More)

New App Hopes To Dream Up The "Understood Self"

September 18th - via:
We spend a good portion of our lives dreaming, and there are whole schools of psychology dedicated to the idea that understanding our dreams can lead to a better understanding of ourselves. (Read More)


September 17th - via:
HEY TEAM! I don’t really believe in limits. Since I was a kid, I’ve always seen obstacles as opportunities: to make ourselves vulnerable, to learn about each other, to stretch way beyond our boundaries. Looking at life this way is generally... (Read More)

Record your dreams with SHADOW, a new Kickstarter campaign

September 17th - via:
A new Kickstarter campaign wants to help you record your dreams using your smartphone (Read More)

Shadow Dream App Looks to Raise Money So You Can Remember Your Dreams

September 17th - via:
"In Xanadu did Kubla Khan/A stately pleasure-dome decree..." They are the haunting lines from Samuel Taylor Coleridge's much-lauded poem, Kubla Khan, and it is widely believed he wrote them upon awaking from a vivid dream. (Read More)

Shadow’s mobile apps gather data on the mysterious world of dreams

September 17th - via:
Dreams can guide us towards powerful technological breakthroughs, creative epiphanies, and deep glimpses into our souls. Unfortunately they are devilishly difficult to remember. (Read More)

It's a new yawn: App wants to find out what the world dreams about

September 17th - via:
The bizarre tales that flow through the sleeping mind vanish, as though they never happened, soon after a person awakes. But a new app aims to keep dreams alive — helping people remember, document and share their dreams — while building a large and growing database of snooze stories from around the world and through time. (Read More)

'Shadow' App Helps You Track Your Dreams

September 13th - via:
This app helps you record your dream and track them over time. (Read More)

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