[Inpycon] Missed call based voting system
arvi at alumni.iastate.edu
Wed Sep 24 08:55:33 CEST 2014
I could use some help testing the system.
Give a call to one of these three numbers below. It will ring 3-4 times
and then automatically hang up. You will not be charged for the call.
Choice 1: 08030752691
Choice 2: 08030752692
Choice 3: 08030752693
View results: http://suffrage.herokuapp.com/stream
(Only last 4 digits of the phone number are displayed. You may have to
reload to get the latest data).
Let me know if your number isnt appearing, or if your choice isnt
appearing correctly. I've got papertrail tracking the logs.
Thanks in advance,
On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 12:19 AM, Aravind Krishnaswamy
<arvi at alumni.iastate.edu> wrote:
> I quickly whipped this missed call based voting app together today.
> I'm using Exotel's platform to fetch incoming missed call data, and
> then storing it in Parse. This gets pulled into a Multidict and
> tallied up for votes. It can handle 60+ missed calls per minute
> (limitation of free Parse plan), and doesnt require attendees to have
> data connectivity. Feedback can be collected at the end of every
> In any case, this is pretty raw and there's no way it will be
> production ready for use for the conference. But if it is stable
> enough, and runs well in trials earlier, it may be a candidate for
> informal voting only during the panel discussion. This would be just
> for audience entertainment purposes if we end up trying it out. If
> there is interest in this, we can consider whether it may be worth
> building this out further for next year's conference.
> If any of you would like to help out with this - let me know. By all
> means, fork away and send in a PR.
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