Riley Walz

Hey! I'm Riley. I'm a distance runner and am a student at Macaulay Honors College in New York.

Selected Work

  • Routeshuffle, a random route generator for runners, walkers and cyclists.
  • BTS In Battle: Lead programmer at MSCHF for a fantastical Game Boy game about BTS's mandatory military service. Currently on view and available for purchase at the Perrotin Gallery in New York.
  • Political Streets: is your street Republican or Democratic? Cook PVI index but at the street level.
  • Made a fake candidate for U.S. Congress whose account got verified on Twitter, which led to Twitter and Ballotpedia improving their candidate vetting process.
  • Bought a 0.5 mile portion of a historical railroad tract at a tax lien auction to learn about real estate. In the process of turning it into a hiking path.
  • Received a scholarship to attend WWDC in 2019 after learning Swift in a week.


  • a technical production intern for MSCHF.
  • a software engineering intern for Tendies.