Maptivism - Maps for Activism, Transparency and Engagement

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Maptivism - Maps for Activism, Transparency and Engagement

  1. 1. Map$vism  –  Maps  for  Ac$vism,  Transparency   and  Engagement   Chris$an  Kreutz  
  2. 2. A  map  is  worth  a  thousand  words  
  3. 3. A  Map  of  the  World  An$-­‐Spanking  League   Jonas  Dagson   hFp://infographicsnews.blogspot.com/ 2008/12/save-­‐children-­‐map.html  
  4. 4. Why  maps?  
  5. 5. Orienta$on   Reduce  complexity   Perspec$ve   Context  
  6. 6. History  of  using  maps  
  7. 7. John  Snow's  discovery  that  cholera  is  spread  by  contaminated  water.   1854   hFp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Snow-­‐cholera-­‐map-­‐1.jpg  
  8. 8. www.flickr.com/photos/dollar_bin  
  9. 9. www.eightmaps.com  
  10. 10. Maps  from  everybody  
  11. 11. Stockport  Emo$on  Map   By  Chris$an  Nold  (stockport.emo$onmap.net)  
  12. 12. No  Maps  Land  
  13. 13. hFp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Nairobi_Kibera_01.JPG  
  14. 14. Map  Kibera  -­‐  OpenStreetMaps   www.mapkibera.org  
  15. 15. Map  of  Kibera  -­‐  Google  Maps  
  16. 16. Before  the   Earthquake   Openstreetmap.org  
  17. 17. Aaer  the   Earthquake   Openstreetmap.org  
  18. 18. Did  you  know  that  the  best   country  covered  from   OpenStreetMap  is  Germany?    
  19. 19. hFp://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffreywarren/4445981062/   Jeffrey  Warren  
  20. 20. grassrootsmapping.org  
  21. 21. Crowdsourcing  
  22. 22. We  all  can  contribute  to  maps!  
  23. 23. hFp://stopstockouts.org/ushahidi  
  24. 24. Open  Source  Intelligence  
  25. 25. The  Beer  Belly  of  America  
  26. 26. It  is  esEmated  as  much  as  80%  of   data  contains  geo-­‐referenced   informaEon.  
  27. 27. www.mapnificent.de  
  28. 28. We  need  more  open  data.  
  29. 29. Map  +  AcEvism  =  MapEvism  
  30. 30. www.mediaeater.com/cameras/summary.html   NYC  Surveillance  Camera  Project  
  31. 31. www.watradehub.com  
  32. 32. Courtesy  the  Cedar  Grove  Ins$tute  for  Sustainable  Communi$es  
  33. 33. www.frankfurt-­‐gestalten.de  
  34. 34. *  RecogniEon:  Ooh  that’s  the  place   we  are  talking  about!    *  A  feeling  of  connecEon:  It’s   around  the  corner!   *  ConnecEng  the  dots  (topics)  on   complex  issues.   *  Engagement:  This  has  to  change!    I  want  to  help  out.  
  35. 35. And  the  future  
  36. 36. Andrew  Turner  (hFp://www.slideshare.net/ajturner/drupal-­‐and-­‐the-­‐geospa$al-­‐web)  
  37. 37. And  all  will  be  good?  
  38. 38. Privacy   Propaganda   Discrimina$on   AFen$on  
  39. 39. Image:  www.die.net/earth/   crisscrossed.net   TwiWer:  ckreutz  
  40. 40. LINKS  AND  MAPS   hFp://www.informa$onac$vism.org   hFp://www.tac$caltech.org/mapsforadvocacy   hFp://www.mundraub.org   hFp://infographicsnews.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-­‐children-­‐map.html   hFp://www.eightmaps.com   hFp://www.toiletradar.com   hFp://floa$ngsheep.org   hFp://stopstockouts.org/ushahidi       hFp://www.worldmapper.org/   hFp://stockport.emo$onmap.net     hFp://infographicsnews.blogspot.com/2008/12/save-­‐children-­‐map.html   hFp://home.mindspring.com/~mcmoss/cedargrove   hFp://www.datavisualiza$on.ch/showcases/traffic-­‐on-­‐googlemaps   hFp://grassrootsmapping.org   hFp://wheelmap.org   hFp://www.mapnificent.de   hFp://www.openstreetmap.org   hFp://www.miller-­‐mccune.com/culture-­‐society/the-­‐revolu$on-­‐will-­‐be-­‐mapped-­‐7130   hFp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak   hFp://www.mediaeater.com/cameras/summary.html  

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