Interactive Data Visualizations

There is a huge amount of data in the public domain in India. Each government department has piles of data that they have been recording over the decades. Much of it is not digitized and considered useless. The has been an increase in the quantity and quality of data that has been collected over the years. But, unfortunately the majority of the population is not aware of the treasure that […]

Using Interactive Visualizations to engage citizens with MPs

The getRTI project that aims to create an active space for citizen engagement, proposed a hack feature for the weekend during the 0.4 edition. The proposal was to create a better way to access information of Members of Parliament. Today, there is no easy way to access information of an MP. For example, a list maintained by the Parliament of India website forces citizens to search for their MP manually […]

Guest Post: Hacking into Karnataka Election Results Website

This is a guest post by Gokul, who is a web enthusiast learning to do all things the open-source way. He writes about latest trends in web and social media. He works as a Drupal Architect for Azri Solutions. “Statistics hide more than what they reveal” — I could related to the meaning of this quote after coming across a post election results number crunching done by an analyst. It all started […]