I am suspending all services behind the Readrz.com infrastructure today:
All the code (apart from AWS connection details) is released here: akuz/readrz-public
For now, I’ve decided to redirect $150 it costs to run it monthly to another project.
Here are a few screenshots I’ve taken just to remember how it looked like at the last iteration.
Front page (celebrating the Iran deal at the top news item):
I think this is my best GUI prototype so far. It can actually achieve the original goal of “going deeper into the data”. It also highlights the history of what user selected to get the final data to look at. I think it makes it easy to go back one step back.
Recently, I posted a link to Readrz to Hacker News. It was on the front page for about 10-20 minutes. Around 600 people came during that time. Got some feedback, and here is the summary:
I will be posting mock ups of the updated GUI based on feedback, and then get to work on it.