This project aims to make open data of all kinds accessible through Glass.
Still waiting for that Glass invite?
No problem! Ask a question and let us show you what the answer looks like.
Scroll through results of the web demo by hovering over the card and clicking the arrows
Ask Open Data allows you to ask questions to the following data providers:
|Contact Name||Data Provider||Sample Questions|
|Ask NLM Pillbox||
NLM Pillbox is a project out of the National Institutes of Health / National Library of Medicing that "enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images."
We use code forked from kgautreaux/pillboxr to query NLM Pillbox.
|Ask Civ Omega||
CivOmega is an awesome open source project for asking questions of public transparency data. The project is supported by the folks at the Sunlight Foundation.
|Ask Wolfram Alpha||
Wolfram Alpha is a "computational knowledge engine" that can handle a lot of different types of questions
We use code forked from mkroman/wolfram-alpha to query Wolfram Alpha.
We to let you get the latest (realtime prediction, not schedule) transportation information for your area, starting with the Washington DC Metro area. We retrieve data from the following sources:
Healthy twist: We'll include walking time and distance to the nearest Metro/bikeshare locations so you can get those extra steps in! Calories burned calculations based on average speed of 3 miles per hour and average body weight of 180 pounds for an approximate burn of 6 calories per minute walking.
Follow these steps to install and configure the Ask Open Data glassware:
Follow these steps to use the glassware you just installed:
Sorry to hear you want to remove this app from Glass. Here's how you can do it:
In fact, it's not. We use web integrations and APIs from the aforementioned data providers to get you an answer to your questions. Contact us if you have an API request or want some custom glassware made for your API/organization or if you just want to chat!
You're right. We made a conscious effort to include a preview of our glassware available at the top of this page.
We can also text message and even voice-enable any of these data contacts. As an example, text your Metro station to (202) 738-5012.
We, Mark Silverberg (@Skram) and Brian Norris (@Geek_Nurse), are on a mission to do meaningful things with open and healthcare data, wearable devices, and social media. Our ultimate goal is to provide tools for citizens including providers and patients.
This website is powered by Ruby, Sinatra, Heroku, the Google Mirror API, Bootstrap, and their underlying dependencies. Answers are powered by the data providers mentioned above. The 'open package' icon is by Nick Frost.