Where2.0 That Matters

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We have built amazing technology that finds our friends, places to go, and tracks our media. But is that the only legacy we want to leave behind? What else can our technology be useful for in …

We have built amazing technology that finds our friends, places to go, and tracks our media. But is that the only legacy we want to leave behind? What else can our technology be useful for in meaningful ways?

Learn how my transition from Silicon Valley to Washington, DC changed my perspective and the realization that we can have an amazing impact on citizens and communities around the world in finding clean water, shelter, and government engagement.

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  • of government services for citizens have a primary geospatial component

  • Global Environmental Change, Human Development, Food Security, Disaster Response
    Risk = Hazard x Vulnerability / (Capacity * Adaptation)





  • only 24% of the world is on the internet



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  • 1. Where it Matters using Where2.0 in collaborating for a better world Andrew Turner - @ajturner andrew@fortiusone.com
  • 2. flickr: laughingsquid
  • 3. 74% flickr: qwertyuiop
  • 4. Global Citizens flickr: lo_
  • 5. louris.yamaguchi Multiple Scales Edward Vielmetti
  • 6. Think Globally, Act Locally
  • 7. flickr: developmentseed GeoHackers
  • 8. I am currently in Port Au Prince with the Fairfax County Urban Search & Rescue Team (USA-1) out of Fairfax, VA, USA. I wish there was a way that I can express to you properly how important your OSM files were to us.
  • 9. Data Sharing as Risk Reduction
  • 10. 80% of the world lives within cell coverage and 50% of the world own a mobile phone
  • 11. search: $4 latte near SOMA flickr:mohnsi
  • 12. search: clean water near village flickr:manuntied
  • 13. Where it matters Andrew Turner - @ajturner andrew@fortiusone.com