Creating intuitive applications for a counterintuitive world.


Inspire and be inspired.  Exchange personal stories anonymously with a caring global community.  2nd place winner, Blue Ocean Entrepreneurship Competition, 2019. 

slumberbug app


A simple and flexible way to stay on top of your sleep.  Recharge your energy by getting enough sleep every day, and track the stats that matter.


Manage the standby power consumption of your household appliances.  Began as a project at PioneerHacks, now available on the App Store.

phantasma app


A minimalistic app to manage your repertoire. Keep a log of your musical journey, and stay on top of the pieces you’re working on today.


In collaboration with MusikYoshi, Inc., a practice app for young musicians.  Guided exercises with fun tunes and personalized feedback on playing.

playtunes app

Other Award-Winning Apps

uproot app


WWDC Scholarship Winner

Interactive visualization of the Tonnetz lattice representing tonal space.  Users can navigate via neo-Riemannian transformations to create chord progressions.

uproot app


Technovation 2019 Global 2nd Place

Mobile app that uses computer vision to identify noxious and invasive weed species, and provides plant information and management/mapping tools for tracking weeds over time.

virally app


Technovation 2018 Global Semifinalist

Crowdsourcing app targeted at American youth that facilitates the process of organizing and promoting protests.  Recommends relevant protests for users to attend.

burble app


2nd Place at PixelHacks

Site + mobile app that encourages environmentally sustainable showers.  A game where the user must finish their shower before a short, personalized playlist finishes playing.

earthpoints app


Released on App Store, Summer 2016

The app that started it all.  Earthpoints helps users measure their impact on the environment and awards points for positive behavior, such as composting and planting trees.

dejuice app


1st Place at AnitaHacks

Site + mobile app that uses machine learning to help the colorblind grocery shoppers choose safe foods to eat.  Also fosters a community forums as a go-to for tips.


sidney hough

Hey, thanks for stopping by!  My name is Sidney Hough.  I founded Stackcat and have been designing and developing apps since 2016.

The company’s mission is to create simple user experiences around apps that simplify life.  Feel to reach out with any questions or issues regarding our independent apps.

Stackcat also accepts requests for client work, including:

  • Mobile apps
  • Websites
  • Product redesigns

If you are interested in our services, please contact us with project details and we’ll have a conversation.  Thank you!


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