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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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  • 1. Where is everything?The Geoweb TsunamiDuncan McCallDuncan@dcmccall.com
  • 2. Overview / Summary
    • Introduction
    • 3. What is the geoweb?
    • 4. Local 2.0
    • 5. Where is all this going?
  • Who am I?
    • Business / technical background
    • 6. Career mostly focused on internet / tech
    • 7. Lots of startup hell / happiness
    • 8. Passion for location & the geoweb
  • My geoweb epiphany…
    ?
  • 9.
  • 10. Must be an technology solution?
    +
  • 11. +
    = ??
  • 12. Location Aware Device Explosion
    The Social
    Internet
    Mapping &
    Local Info
    ‘geoweb’
    User Generated Content
  • 13. What is this “Geoweb”?
  • 14. Mapping & GIS
    Cartography / Mapping
    GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • 15. Online Evolution of Mapping?
  • 16.
  • 17. Breakthrough? 2005
    +
    API
  • 18. “Crowdsourcing”
  • 19.
  • 20. Crowdsourcing in the Geoweb
  • 21. Geosearch
  • 22. Geoweb - crowdsourcing
    OpenStreetMap
  • 23. Google
    OpenStreetMap
    December 3, 2007
    July 7, 2009
  • 24. OSM – Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • 25. Open Street Map – A year in edits..
  • 26.
  • 27. Great migration underway…
    Analog to Digital
    Offline to Online
  • 28. Mobile?
  • 29. Augmented reality?
  • 30. The ones to watch?
  • 31. What about the future?
  • 32. …always a tough call
    • Flying cars (you wish)
    • 33. Renewable energy (check back in 10yrs)
    • 34. RFID (almost finally!)
    • 35. 1 to 1 personalization (not really)
    • 36. The geoweb (it’s here!)
  • The Sensor Web
    Need a spatial context to make sense of all this
  • 37. The Location aware Web
    GPS
    UWB
    RFID
    Wi-Fi
    Cell towers
  • 38. The Realtime Web
    Blogging!
    Geotagging!
    Buzzing!
    Checking in!
    Updating!
    Tweeting!
    Local!
    News!
  • 39. Will have the ability to know where everything is - and what is happening - all the time
  • 40. In summary ... a wild ride ahead!
  • 41. Thank you!
    Duncan McCallDuncan@dcmccall.com