Some of the strongest activism comes from a personal connection, and connecting visitors to a specific spot in a national park can forge a vibrant personal connection.
What it does
A mobile app gives users the opportunity to record a text memory and associate it with their GPS coordinates at the time.
How we built it
We built this using React, Firebase
Challenges we ran into
Storing and retrieving data in Firebase turned out to be surprisingly challenging, this Backend work was our biggest bottleneck
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Creating an app with multiple panes that users can navigate
What we learned
Deploying a fully functional version 1 of our app should be easily doable within another 10 hours of engineering time
What's next for WilderVoices
Integrating with Google Cloud's Speech to Text API to record audio and automatically prepare memories for sending to their state legislators
Darnell Simon Christina Hastenrath Maxwell Udoba Charlie Paull David Jones