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April 9, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Seattle Webby nominees include Stanley Piano, Atari Arcade

Among the 17,312 nominees for 2013 Webby Awards announced today are a handful of dazzling Seattle projects, ranging from Microsoft’s Atari Arcade to Digital Kitchen’s Stanley Piano.

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Stanley – who appears at events such as the Capitol Hill Block Party and Seattle Interactive conference — plays song requests sent via Twitter. He’s a finalist in the “social experimentation & innovation” category.

The Atari Arcade provides free retro gaming. It’s one of several Internet Explorer showcases that made Microsoft a finalist for multiple Webby awards this year.

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Zillow also is a finalist in several categories for its apps and Whitepages is a finalist for its Current Caller ID app.

The annual Webby awards will be announced May 21. Meanwhile, public voting on “people’s voice” awards begins today and runs through April 26.

Here’s a list of Seattle nominees provided by the Webby awards:

Nominee: Slacker Radio Widows 8 Application

Entrant Organization: Cypress

Nominated for: Best Podcasts (Mobile & Apps)

Entrant City: Seattle

 

Nominee: Current Caller ID by WhitePages

Entrant Organization: WhitePages

Nominated for: Best Social (Mobile & Apps)

Entrant City: Seattle

 

Nominee: Zillow Real Estate App for iPad

Entrant Organization: Zillow

Nominated for: Best Utilities & Services App (Mobile & Apps)

Entrant City: Seattle

 

Nominee: The Roper

Entrant Organization: Lucid Inc.

Nominated for: Best Documentary: Individual Episode (Online Film & Video)

Entrant City: Seattle

 

Nominee: Zillow

Entrant Organization: Zillow

Nominated for: Best Real Estate Website (Websites – Services)

Entrant City: Seattle

 

Nominee: University of Maryland Undergraduate Admissions Website

Entrant Organization: Frause

Nominated for: Best School/University Website (Websites – Society)

Entrant City: Seattle

 

 

Nominee: Child of the 90s

Entrant Organization: Microsoft

Nominated for: Best Online Commercials (Interactive Advertising & Media)

Entrant City: Redmond

 

 

Nominee: Atari Arcade

Entrant Organization: Microsoft

Nominated for: Best Games Website (Websites – Entertainment)

Entrant City: Redmond

 

Nominee: Contre Jour

Entrant Organization: Microsoft

Nominated for: Best Games Website (Websites – Entertainment)

Entrant City: Redmond

 

 

Nominee: Contre Jour

Entrant Organization: Microsoft

Nominated for: Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics (Websites – Features)

Entrant City: Redmond

 

 

Nominee: Project Prometheus: Training Center

Entrant Organization: Microsoft

Nominated for: Best Use of Video or Moving Image (Websites – Features)

Entrant City: Redmond

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