[Inpycon] Missed call based voting system

Bibhas me at bibhas.in
Wed Sep 24 09:09:17 CEST 2014

On 09/24/2014 12:25 PM, Aravind Krishnaswamy wrote:
> I could use some help testing the system.

Just tried, works! But to implement this for each talk we need to have 
some kind of unique id for each talk or something similar?

> 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,
> -A
> 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 session.
>> 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.
>> https://github.com/arg0s/ungli
>> If any of you would like to help out with this - let me know. By all 
>> means, fork away and send in a PR.
>> Arvi
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