There are many people in the world with unlimited phone minutes that could use this to browse Wikipedia and other educational websites.
What it does
You text a number a URL and it calls you back with the contents of it. Headings and then the paragraphs under them.
How we built it
Used Twilio to do voice/text stuff. Used wikipedia api and general web scraping for rest of websites.
Challenges we ran into
Strange encoding bugs.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We got it to work!
What we learned
Work on 3 projects and then submit the last one.
What's next for Galaxy Explorer
I don't think we're going to work on it any more after this hackathon.