Automate Automate Automate. Use Python’s “Beautiful Soup” or Node’s “Puppeteer.”
Check a website’s terms-of-service to make sure you are in compliance.
Task One: Bring in the data. Companies will pay you to do this
Task Two: Run analytics on the data once you have brought it in.
Project Idea 2: Scrape the listings on cargurus.com for the best “cost-per-remaining-month” given a certain filter.
Project Idea 1: Automatically pull in data from external sources (using scraping or APIs) into one “Personal Analytics Dashboard.” Pull in metrics for health, personal finance, social, professional, thoughts, resources. Could have reddit-style upvoting. Integrate with text or email notifications.
Windows Task scheduler may be needed to run scripts every X hours