The Cacophony Project is nothing without its community of designers, developers, researchers, supporters, and friends. This is where we recognise people who have given us the benefit of their time and expertise!
These people have contributed to the project by giving us the benefit of their expertise and time. Nothing happens without their hard work, so many thanks!
- Menno Finlay-Smits - Project Manager/lead developer
- Cameron Ryan-Pears - Main engineer for project
- Tim Hunt (Wintec) - Cacophonometer lead developer
- Dave Lane - Open source design and Drupal CMS integration
- Grant Ryan - Project initiator/coordinator
- Jessica Lyons - Social media (Concentrate Ltd)
- Matthew Aitchison - Machine Learning
- Brent Martin - Machine learning (University of Canterbury)
- Elaine Murphy (DOC) - animal behaviour
- Roger McKenzie - Hardware technical advice
- Finn Maunsell - Cacophony Index - bird song analysis
- Gray Rathgen - Designer
- Kate Haley - Supporter
- Paul Campbell - Electronics design
- Tim Sjoberg (ZIP) - animal behaviour
- Mark Nikoria (Wintec) - data visualsation
- Michael Busby - Website design and development
- Max Johns - Content
- Matt Kavermann - Digital lures
- Alex James and Michael Plank (University of Canterbury) - Modelling and statistics
- Stephen Marsland (Massey University) - Bird song analysis
- Shaun Hendy - Science supporter
Friends of the Project
These kind folks and organisations have provided their support, promoted us to their networks, or have generally helped us along the way!
Main financial contributors
- NEXT Foundation
- Zero Invasive Predators
- Jasmine Social Ventures
- Spark Foundation
- Shuttleworth Foundation
Other companies offering services for free for the project
- Spark - providing free use of high speed mobile network, data hosting, mobile phones and high quality technical support!
- Balanced Accounting - all accounting services
- Concentrate Ltd - excellent social media services
- Anderson Lloyd Lawyers - legal advice
We’re pretty sure that if you listen hard enough, you can hear the birds thanking our supporters.