PH
Geo-Ladies
Meetup
How do we
change the ratio?
June 2014
OpenStreetMap
"Wikipedia of Maps"
A million users and counting.
http://www.mapbox.com/osm-data-report/#million
What is OpenStreetMap?
A project to
map the whole world!
http://osm.org
Tagaytay Mapping Party
May 2009
1:9
Ortigas-Mandaluyong Mapping Party
May 2010
2:7
Cavite Road Network Mapping Party
September 2010
0:8
QC Scout Area Mapping Party
February 2011
0:7
Greenhills Mapping Party
December 2011
1:5
Maps are biased by
the norms,
traditions,
assumptions, and
political biases of the
map maker.
J. B. Harley 1989
OSM Tagging
tag=amenity=kindergarten
tag=amenity=baby_hatch
proposed feature=child_care
How
do we
change
the ratio?
Story 1
Community mapping
research with IP communities, 2003
Research within a protected area with IPs communities
(Batak ...
Men group
● Covered a larger extent of the area
● Names of all major rivers and streams;
● Location of hunting grounds inc...
Women group
● Covered a smaller area mostly within the established
settlements of the tribe.
● Location of community struc...
Both maps shows
very different
priorities and
perspectives but not
one more important
than the other.
Story 2
OSM for VIPs
November 11, 2009
dear maning,
we are two totally blind guys who are probably the first users of
gps technology here in th...
March 8, 2010
dear manig,
i went back to cabagan, isabela after 15 years and got nostalgic
marking the pois on a motorbike...
Information can come
even from those you
least expect it to
come from.
How
do we
change
the ratio?
References
● http://www.slideshare.net/apw217/changing-the-ratio
● http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/maning/diary/19956
● ...
Maning Sambale
Maptivist, OSGeo Charter Member,
OSM-PH Volunteer, Environmental Science
for Social Change
emmanuel.sambale...
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  1. 1. PH Geo-Ladies Meetup How do we change the ratio? June 2014
  2. 2. OpenStreetMap "Wikipedia of Maps"
  3. 3. A million users and counting. http://www.mapbox.com/osm-data-report/#million
  4. 4. What is OpenStreetMap? A project to map the whole world! http://osm.org
  5. 5. Tagaytay Mapping Party May 2009 1:9
  6. 6. Ortigas-Mandaluyong Mapping Party May 2010 2:7
  7. 7. Cavite Road Network Mapping Party September 2010 0:8
  8. 8. QC Scout Area Mapping Party February 2011 0:7
  9. 9. Greenhills Mapping Party December 2011 1:5
  10. 10. Maps are biased by the norms, traditions, assumptions, and political biases of the map maker. J. B. Harley 1989
  11. 11. OSM Tagging tag=amenity=kindergarten tag=amenity=baby_hatch proposed feature=child_care
  12. 12. How do we change the ratio?
  13. 13. Story 1 Community mapping research with IP communities, 2003 Research within a protected area with IPs communities (Batak and Tagbanua). Participatory mapping workshops with several IPs villages. Used a physical 3D model. Maning - insisted that workshops should be divided into men and women. The final map will be an integration of both workshop output.
  14. 14. Men group ● Covered a larger extent of the area ● Names of all major rivers and streams; ● Location of hunting grounds including accurate position of where they hunted the largest wild pig, snake, or eel; ● Important trees for gathering resins and wild honey; ● Approximate boundary of various forest types.
  15. 15. Women group ● Covered a smaller area mostly within the established settlements of the tribe. ● Location of community structures such as schools, place of worship, community halls for gatherings; ● Sources of clean water (wells and springs); ● A stream that regularly overflows limiting access to children going to school; ● Patches in the forest to gather medicinal plants and other wild vegetables; ● Patches of swidden farmlots.
  16. 16. Both maps shows very different priorities and perspectives but not one more important than the other.
  17. 17. Story 2 OSM for VIPs
  18. 18. November 11, 2009 dear maning, we are two totally blind guys who are probably the first users of gps technology here in the philippines. we already travelled from commonwealth to binondo using our gps receivers and our talking cellphones and we arrived safely. that's why we would like to meet with you so we can ask technical info from you to improve our navigating. ... kindly honor our request because we would like also to be active contributors to what you are doing in mapping the philippines, well perhaps to start a new map department for blind travelers. i typed this letter using a screenreader with speech software, forgive the non capitalization of beginning letters so i can type fast to go with my flow of thought. god bless you and thank you in advance for your precious time with us. sincerely, dick
  19. 19. March 8, 2010 dear manig, i went back to cabagan, isabela after 15 years and got nostalgic marking the pois on a motorbike with cousin philip! i live ecopark and did gps marking too. quite a good coverage, i think, but need to go back for some that i missed. hope this will benefit gps users. thank you. dick 2 attachments — Download all attachments osm cabagan, isabela pOIs.doc
  20. 20. Information can come even from those you least expect it to come from.
  21. 21. How do we change the ratio?
  22. 22. References ● http://www.slideshare.net/apw217/changing-the-ratio ● http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/maning/diary/19956 ● http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/Featured_images
  23. 23. Maning Sambale Maptivist, OSGeo Charter Member, OSM-PH Volunteer, Environmental Science for Social Change emmanuel.sambale@gmail.com

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