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OK festival Lightning Talk - Collaborative Open Geospatial Data OK festival Lightning Talk - Collaborative Open Geospatial Data Presentation Transcript

  • Collaborative Open Geospatial DataAndrew Turner - @ajturner flickr: chadcat
  • Data is important Data
  • ...but users want answers
  • d i k wdata is an abstraction,
  • d i k wdata is an abstraction,information data that are processed to be useful
  • d i k wdata is an abstraction,information data that are processed to be usefulknowledge application of data and information; answers "how"questions
  • d i k wdata is an abstraction,information data that are processed to be usefulknowledge application of data and information; answers "how"questionswisdom evaluated understanding - Russell Ackoff http://www.systems-thinking.org/dikw/dikw.htm
  • Citizens Enterprise Different questions Organizations Different lensesDevelopers Media Science
  • Everyone will be a ‘Data Analyst’ flickr: developmentseed
  • We wanted to enable analysis...but there wasn’t any data (2004)
  • People love stories
  • Location can be special
  • Created a super-simple mapping tool
  • http://geocommons.com
  • 1m+ geographic attributes 100k+ unique datasets billions of features. 4m+ downloads 15m+ maps served http://geocommons.com
  • Variations
  • Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? Variations
  • Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? Variations
  • Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? = 499,999,500,000 Variations
  • Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? = 499,999,500,000 Variations well... close enough
  • Get back to answering questions
  • ...and Telling stories flickr: fred_del
  • Simple analysis tools
  • Simple analysis tools
  • Simple analysis tools
  • Simple analysis tools
  • Extensible analysis
  • Trackable Analysis
  • Share these on the web
  • Data is Petrol flickr: dharder9475
  • Journey & Destination matter flickr: lassi_kurkijarvi
  • who is at destination with me? Jalalabad, Afghanisan flickr: oddboy
  • start mapping now - answer your own questionsAndrew Turner - @ajturner