Sunday, January 30th, 2011

  • Set up wiki
  • Put crap on calendar, i.e. create project plan
  • Starting thinking about assigning roles
  • Project plan:
    • How might we improve the food-selection experience for diners
      • Find nearby restaurants/dining-halls (2/10, Mike/Bobby/Joe)
      • Find menu items (scrape) (2/10, Mike/Bobby/Joe)
      • Nutrition information (scrape + USDA) (2/17)
      • Friend integration (FB) (2/8, Matt/Joe)
        • Separate tab or symbol
        • Simple... based on association rules or hashing
      • Backend storage (2/8, George)
        • EC2 or Stanford server
      • Feed (2/17)
      • Recommendations (simple algorithm)
      • Prettifying (2/24)
      • Hook in scraped data (2/10)
      • User testing (2/17)
      • Identify user group (2/10)
      • Set up interviews (2/17)
      • Layouts flow (2/8)
        • Food-finding
          • FB log
          • Select a (nearby) service (GPS)
            • E.g. Simple GEO, 4square, other api's
          • Select a restaurant item
            • Ate it
            • I'm here
            • Like
            • Friend info
          • Detailed information on menu items
            • Nutrition information
            • Notes (from friends, yourself)
        • Nutrition profile
          • Eaten
          • Recs "need more of"
          • Calories
  • Roles
    • Dev lead - Matt
    • Coordinator / Archivist - George
    • Designers - Mike, Joe, Bobby
    • Developers - EVERYONE