Help Wanted: Seeking Agents of Awesome for Team Twilio

Put quite simply, we’re hiring. We’re looking for intelligent, dynamic, creative individuals to help us grow our company and build our teams. You won’t just be working “at”, “in” or “on” Twilio – we’re looking for people who want to be Twilio.  To embody our values, our focus, and our future.  It’s a tall order, and we’re passionate about finding those rare people who will be… Read More

Announcing the Twilio & Boxee Developer Contest & Hackathon

It was almost a year ago that we announced our first developer contest, and since then we’ve focused on use cases and partnerships to inspire Twilio developers to discover the powerful simplicity of adding telephony to web applications. But why just hack with the telephone?  Our experience with thousands of developers suggests that for communications to be really effective they should be integrated with services people… Read More

Play: The Hertzian Collective by Geoffrey Shea

Congratulations to Geoffrey Shea, creator of Play: The Hertzian Collective, a musical sound game/toy created with projected video images and played collectively by viewers on their mobile phones. For the past two weeks, we've run a developer contest category for phone controlled multi-player games, and among the fun submissions the Hertzian Collective struck us as the most unique and impressive installation. What is Play: The Hertzian… Read More

37Signals Launches Second Twilio-Powered Feature: Conference Calling for Campfire

This morning, 37Signals announced the launch of yet another Twilio-powered feature: conference calling for Campfire, their real-time chat, file and code sharing product. As the 37Signals team says on their product blog: Campfire is a chat tool, why does it need conference calling? At 37signals we run our entire business on Campfire. It’s our virtual office. We chat, make decisions, have debates, share designs, do code… Read More

Geoffrey Shea Wins the Twilio Developer Contest with Play: The Hertzian Collective

Congratulations to Geoffrey Shea, creator of Play: The Hertzian Collective, a musical sound game/toy created with projected video images and played collectively by viewers on their mobile phones. For the past two weeks, we’ve run a developer contest category for phone controlled multi-player games, and among the fun submissions the Hertzian Collective struck us as the most unique and impressive installation. What is Play: The Hertzian… Read More

Twilio Tin Can Telephones at SxSW 2010

Last week we hung out in Austin, Texas for the annual South by Southwest interactive conference.  Among the keynotes, sessions, panels, and parties there are some other activities that take place on the fringe and one of those was our charity event Doing Good at SXSW with Twilio, combined with a flashmob to create what (we claimed) was the largest tin can telephone conference call of… Read More

Tim Lytle Wins the Twilio + Drop.io Contest with DropMail

A couple weeks ago, we ran a Twilio + Drop.io developer contest that culminated with a trip to Brooklyn to co-host an API hackathon at the Drop.io headquarters.  We challenged developers combine Twilio phone nad SMS functionality with Drop.io’s dead simple private sharing service. A 72 hour whirlwind trip ensued, and we found ourselves immersed in the startup culture of New York City and Brooklyn’s DUMBO… Read More

Doing Good at SXSW – Join Twilio at Angel House Soup Kitchen

South by Southwest, the big event of the year in the tech community, begins Friday.  We’ll be hanging out in Austin, Texas making new friends, supporting our customers, and sharing the simple joy of making a human connection. We’ve got an exciting interactive event of our own planned, and the first part involves donating over 50 gallons of soup to the Angel House Soup Kitchen in… Read More

New Twilio Developer Contest Category: Phone Controlled Multi-Player Gaming

Update: the winner for last week’s Twilio + Drop.io contest willl be announced shortly. —– Each week, we announce a new contest category for our weekly developer contest, and just in time for the South By Southwest, the annual geek fest in Austin, Texas, we’re announcing a contest category that has been a hot topic – phone controlled multiplayer gaming.  You’ll have until Sunday, March 21st… Read More