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Activate Party Mode! by Matt McGann '00

Auctomated dorm controls at East Campus.

From the same file as the Disco Dance Floor… it’s the Multifunction In-Dorm Automation System (MIDAS)!

MIDAS is an elaborate automation system that roommates Zack Anderson ’09 and RJ Ryan ’09 developed for their dorm room in East Campus. The room is now 199 square feet of customized awesomeness.

Check out the YouTube video of the MIDAS “Party Mode”:

You may have already seen this; it’s been all over the Internet, including:

Pretty cool!

10 responses to “Activate Party Mode!”

  1. errhode says:


    That was my room freshman year (H208). It’s much cooler now.

  2. Joe Laurendi says:

    That’s totally awesome!

  3. Jesus says:

    Sweet Jesus!

  4. thejoker says:

    Now THAT’S the way to pimp your dorm room …

  5. grad says:

    It’s official, Matt – Veronica Mars is coming back for a third season. This Nielsen viewer feels proud.

  6. Maria says:

    I totally toured their room during CPW. It was so cool.

  7. Molly says:

    I think I have to go with Jesus’ comment as well… Sweet Jesus!

  8. Anonymous says:

    I am very proud to say that during my CPW dorm tour for EC i went in there and saw that.

    such an amazing way to implement what you know and want to do to make your dorm room more interesting

  9. Curtis says:

    One of the many reasons why I am going to MIT. This makes me happy. smile

  10. Scott '10 says:

    That was my room during CPW! I had no idea it’d be known around the world. Wow!

    Great job, Zack and RJ!