COVID19 data project has ended as of October 21, 2022. I am not going to update the data anymore. It started on March 15, 2020, with a commit that included data from MOHFW. After 1115 commits and more than two and half years of data collection, it ends. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the project.
Tagged: Open Data
I have had a couple of air quality sensors. But none of them have a variety of sensors, AQI calculation, and local open data access. Finally, I found IQAir AirVisualPro, which suits my requirement like a glove.
I have added live charts to the IDVC ( Idly Dose Vada Coffee Price) project page. It’s the current year’s stats.
Bangalore Darshinis are a class apart. They provide very affordable, clean, accessible food throughout the day. I have not seen this in many other cities. Most of the darshinis have the same or somewhat similar menu. They all have idli, vada (vada), dose(dosa), and coffee. So I figured to see if the city is affordable, the measure of these would be a good indicator, like an IDVC Index. Latte Index somewhat inspires me.
Everything we map goes directly to OpenStreetMap. The data on OpenStreetMap is available for free under ODBL. The easiest way to download Surveillance in Bengaluru data is from Overpass Turbo. I have written some queries below that you can use on Overpass Turbo to get the data. I also have a demo video for you.
One of the primary jobs as a Data Archivist at DataMeet is to download and archive the data from the internet. Mostly from government websites. I usually use python scripts to download, scrape and clean the data. But sometimes, I just need to download many files and store them. I could still use python, but its an overkill. So here are some of the methods that I use.