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Gnomedex Pillbox by Phone/Open Data Slidedeck Presentation Transcript

  • 1. ‘Pillbox By Phone’ Gnomedex ’10 Open Government Hackathon Lightning Talk Mark Silverberg / @Skram mark@marksilver.net
  • 2. Data The National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine has exposed a ‘Pillbox API’ - an online database of pill information and photos compiled from official sources
  • 3. Why Open APIs Rock “Your search matched one pill. it is... <netadata>” “That pill contains xyz which is used for migraine headaches. Regular dosage is 321mg every three hours.” A website: useful but... An API: endless possibilities
  • 4. Technology Overview VOICE TEXT Phone Open Government Data (Pillbox API) × SMS IM Twitter
  • 5. A Few Example Demo! Shape= Diamond Channels Color = White Size = 14 mm Service Access Number/Name Product Code: 0093-7247 +1 (202) 559-0911 +1 (202) 559-0911 pillboxrb pillbox@tropo.im +99000936 9991429430
  • 6. A Few Example Demo! Shape= Diamond Channels Color = White Size = 14 mm Service Access Number/Name Product Code: 0093-7247 +1 (202) 559-0911 One number, multiple +1 (202) 559-0911 communication possibilities pillboxrb Call from an iPhone, pillbox@tropo.im other mobile devices, or any networked computer w/ a +99000936 9991429430 microphone for free
  • 7. IM Example
  • 8. Why Use Tropo To Make Government Data Accessible to the Masses? • Focus on the data and message, let Tropo take care of the infrastructure • Multi-channel platform (Voice, SMS, IM, Twitter) brings data to the citizen: • How they want it (preferred method) • When they want it (available 24/7) • Do good while geeking out