The Human Experiment

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A screenshot from The Human Experiment prototype developed at POV Hackathon.

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Team: Chris Castiglione, Mimi Flynn, Cameron Hickey, Chelsea Matter, Dana Nachman. Bios and Q&A »

About the Project: The Human Experiment is a documentary about the high-stakes battle to protect our health from the thousands of untested chemicals found in our everyday products. Stop the Experiment is its accompanying mobile app.


  • custom installation
  • Advanced Custom Fields plug-in to create WordPress Custom Fields
  • Twitter Bootstrap for design elements
  • The Noun Project for icons
  • Github‘s free open source package to store source code and let the developers share version-controlled files
  • Google Docs to share project notes
  • An enormous white board and blue marker for prototyping initial ideas

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POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.