Exist Python SDK by Matt McDougall is a Pyton API implementation. This Pyton implementation can use Basic, OAuth, and API Token as authorization types. The Exist API focuses on monitoring life statistics such as steps, sleep time, and productivity.
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the O’Reilly Strata Conference in New York City, and sat in on a very important keynote from Drew Conway and Jake Porway about their project, Data Without Borders.
Data Without Borders is looking to match non-profits in need of data analysis with freelance and pro bono data scientists who can work to help them with data collection, analysis, visualization, or provide decision support.
Location-sharing service Foursquare was down most of Monday, apparently due to a database issue. No Foursquare website or apps were available. And with the API also down, third party applications were helpless. Yet, it's a good reminder to developers to plan for downtime and to providers to have communications in place to let others know about your service's issues when they arise.
Nike has launched the Nike+ API developer portal. The portal gives developers access to data captured by Nike+ FuelBand and Nike+ Running through an API. The goal of the developer portal and corresponding APIs consists of a health driven, forward thinking aim.