Each infectious disease has a spreading pattern. It is spread under certain conditions, using certain environmental factors and sometimes it infects only specific hosts (animals, humans). Finding out such a pattern can sometimes prove difficult, moreover following the distribution is challenging. A tool must be develop in order to facilitate scientists and medical staff to follow how a certain disease has spread and how it relates to other conditions and environmental factors (weather, location etc.).
- Requirements: data
- Programming Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced;
- Designer Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced;
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The idea behind this application is simple: notify people of upcoming allergy season. Some people might be allergic to a certain flower pollen, to exposure to direct sunlight, to dust, to certain types of foods or products. Base on geo-location, time of year/month/day, place to eat notify people of impeding allergies or to take their medication accordingly. Also allow people to specify existing allergies if they know them.
- Requirements: Table of allergies season depending on the country ;
- Programming Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate;
- Designer Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate;
- Other Skills:
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*This post is constantly updating so check back at any time. Last update: 05.November.2013*
Open Data Handbook – http://opendatahandbook.org/
School of Data Handbook – http://schoolofdata.org/handbook/
Linked Data Patterns Book – http://patterns.dataincubator.org/book/
What is Open Data and how we might define it, you can find out more at Open Definition and Guide to Open Data Licensing made by Open Knowledge Foundation.
A great way to search for Open Data sources is: http://datacatalogs.org/dataset (doesn’t have all the sources, some of the ones I mentioned below are missing).
http://openrefine.org/ – tool for working with messy data, cleaning it up, transforming it from one format into another
Another way to search for open public data is http://www.google.com/publicdata/directory .
A great open source data portal software is: http://ckan.aorg/ . (used in many open data portals)
An interesting website (partly blog) about data and data visualization – http://www.datapointed.net/
Open data policy and Definitions:
Various Types of Open Data:
Ocean Open Data:
Search Engines/Crawl Open Data:
Maps Open Data:
Weather Maps Open Data:
Library Open Data:
Newspapers Open Data:
Music/Movie Industry Open Data:
University Open Data:
Sensor Open Data:
Health Open Data Sources:
Financial Open Data Sources:
Government Open Data Sources:
Develop a mobile applications that monitors the user’s health, weight, diet and provides useful recommendations regarding the diet (what to prepare for dinner/lunch/breakfast with recipes), weight loss (keeping fit with exercises and how and when to do them, even with reminders), and what to do when you have a certain illness (for example: common cold).