The Plivo Guessing Game Python Sample Code by Plivo demonstrates an interactive voice response application. When a user calls, a voice asks to guess a secret number between 1 and 100 over multiple turns by pressing digits on a phone.
What happens when you offer cash prizes to developers in order to create telephony-based mashups? We found out last week at the O'Reilly ETel Emerging Telephony Conference where they and StrikeIron announced the winners in the O'Reilly Media and StrikeIron Telephony Mashup Contest (see our previous coverage).
We all sometimes end up in situations that we'd rather not be in. From annoying coworkers to bad blind dates, sometimes a way out can be rather convenient. As technology advances, new ways of getting out of such situations are often showing up. One of these is the Fake Call API, designed to send phone calls to your phone via a web API call.