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Talk given at the March RMIUG. "The Geoweb Tsunami" by Duncan McCall

Talk given at the March RMIUG. "The Geoweb Tsunami" by Duncan McCall

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    • Where is everything?The Geoweb TsunamiDuncan McCallDuncan@dcmccall.com
    • Overview / Summary
      • Introduction
      • What is the geoweb?
      • Local 2.0
      • Where is all this going?
    • Who am I?
      • Business / technical background
      • Career mostly focused on internet / tech
      • Lots of startup hell / happiness
      • Passion for location & the geoweb
    • My geoweb epiphany…
      ?
    • Must be an technology solution?
      +
    • +
      = ??
    • Location Aware Device Explosion
      The Social
      Internet
      Mapping &
      Local Info
      ‘geoweb’
      User Generated Content
    • What is this “Geoweb”?
    • Mapping & GIS
      Cartography / Mapping
      GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
    • Online Evolution of Mapping?
    • Breakthrough? 2005
      +
      API
    • “Crowdsourcing”
    • Crowdsourcing in the Geoweb
    • Geosearch
    • Geoweb - crowdsourcing
      OpenStreetMap
    • Google
      OpenStreetMap
      December 3, 2007
      July 7, 2009
    • OSM – Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    • Open Street Map – A year in edits..
    • Great migration underway…
      Analog to Digital
      Offline to Online
    • Mobile?
    • Augmented reality?
    • The ones to watch?
    • What about the future?
    • …always a tough call
      • Flying cars (you wish)
      • Renewable energy (check back in 10yrs)
      • RFID (almost finally!)
      • 1 to 1 personalization (not really)
      • The geoweb (it’s here!)
    • The Sensor Web
      Need a spatial context to make sense of all this
    • The Location aware Web
      GPS
      UWB
      RFID
      Wi-Fi
      Cell towers
    • The Realtime Web
      Blogging!
      Geotagging!
      Buzzing!
      Checking in!
      Updating!
      Tweeting!
      Local!
      News!
    • Will have the ability to know where everything is - and what is happening - all the time
    • In summary ... a wild ride ahead!
    • Thank you!
      Duncan McCallDuncan@dcmccall.com