BANES have made their air quality data public and are funding a hack to find innovative ways to use it. We’re calling on clever people with lungs and technical skill to help make sense of the numbers.
We are currently feeding data from 5 monitoring stations across Bath into the city data store, updated every ~60 minutes. We also have historic readings going back to 2001.
Your mission is to wrangle these numbers into something useful, educational, informative or just plain fun related to the air around us.
Given the broad spec, we’ve decided to spread prizes widely. Teams can win one or more of the following categories:
- Most Educational Project (£150)
- Best Visualisation (£150)
- Best Mashup (£150)
- Best Shipped Project (£150)
- Best Overall Project (£400)
Hack time is strictly 9am - 6pm, when we'll quit for quick fire presentations and judging. Free beer and networking will continue for those need who need to decompress.
Full details of the data, toolsets, judging and free beer/pizza are on the Bath: Hacked website (http://www.bathhacked.org/news/air-quality-hack-20-september/).