Whit is an open source SMS service, which allows you to query CrunchBase, Wikipedia, and several other data APIs.
Whit is an open source project that allows you to query Wikipedia, CrunchBase, and several other APIs via SMS. Screenshots after the jump.
Whit is written in Python for Google App Engine. Set up the whit instance, add your API keys, and text your query to your Twilio number. (Our implementation is running at
917-791-3098Give it a try!)
Put one of the following letters, a colon, and your query in your text. The letter helps whit route your query to the correct API.
As promised, here's a couple of screenshots, showing Whit in action: