Palestine West Bank Free Map Introduction

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Palestine West Bank Free Map Introduction

  1. 1. FreeMap West Bank Mikel Maron Bethlehem August 15, 2008
  2. 2. About ME brainoff.com Mapufacture Helping Build the GeoWeb mapufacture.com WaterWiki first public UN wiki waterwiki.net OpenStreetMap Foundation Board Member Brighton, UK Developing World “ building digital technology for our planet”
  3. 3. = + what is openstreetmap? the openstreetmap “one-liner”
  4. 5. animation...
  5. 6. WHY?
  6. 7. mapping data is not free
  7. 8. full of mistakes, car-centered
  8. 9. mistakes can't be corrected
  9. 10. can't re-use, or print
  10. 11. economics rules coverage
  11. 12. Not Free (as in “Freedom”)
  12. 13. Change happens too fast...
  13. 14. Disasters
  14. 15. Olympics
  15. 16. Times Atlas
  16. 17. SERIOUSLY!
  17. 20. UK – complete with the next 1-2 years
  18. 21. Europe in GPS points
  19. 22. Contours in Slovakia
  20. 23. OpenPisteMap
  21. 24. OSM Cycle Map
  22. 25. OSM on Mobile, GPS Devices
  23. 26. Osnabrück – a freed city
  24. 27. Yahoo! -- Imagery in OSM
  25. 28. OpenStreetMap in flickr
  26. 29. Sponsors
  27. 30. cloudmade ito nestoria CadCorp Corporate Uses
  28. 31. OSM Foundation State of the Map Conference
  29. 32. Companies tapping the crowd
  30. 33. Google Map Maker
  31. 34. AND maps2.0
  32. 35. Donated Data and Free Data
  33. 36. AND Netherlands Donation
  34. 37. City of Merano
  35. 38. TIGER/Line
  36. 39. And more ... Sudan from the UN, Canada, New Zealand, Falkland Islands...
  37. 40. Or just get on with it!
  38. 41. upcoming parties
  39. 42. JumpStart International and FreeMap West Bank * Public Domain Data * Seperate server * Import into OSM at conclusion for ongoing maintenance and improvement http://westbank.freemap.in/
  40. 43. TECH
  41. 44. RESTful API + simple data format + tagging for metadata + standard map tiles
  42. 45. = thriving ecosystem of renderers, editors..
  43. 46. API (Rails)‏ Potlatch (Flash)‏ JOSM (Java)‏ Database ... Renderer Mapnik tiles@ home osmarender, pdfatlas, ... planet dump MySQL Viewer Slippy Map (Open Layers)‏ “ Google” tiles “ Google” tiles Editors Rendering, etc.
  44. 47. Mapstraction ...one API to cover them all, incl OSM
  45. 48. BRIGHTON, case study
  46. 49. Mapping Party, September 2006
  47. 50. OSM Brighton, December 2006
  48. 51. Winter 2007
  49. 52. Today Summer 2007
  50. 53. Today
  51. 54. 1.0
  52. 55. My Process
  53. 56. Download existing data to GPS
  54. 57. Print Out Map for Notes, Bicycle
  55. 58. Network Diagram
  56. 59. Upload Tracks
  57. 60. Draw Over Them
  58. 61. Our first edit war, Cyprus
  59. 62. Disputes
  60. 63. Disputes
  61. 64. OpenStreetMap database is fully localizable! We can represent multiple views of the world.
  62. 65. OSM IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
  63. 66. The Developing World (ala OSM)
  64. 67. Betwala Chawl, Mumbai
  65. 68. “ we feel that communities can harness the power of new geo-spatial imaging and mapping technologies to strengthen their demands for secure tenure and housing rights open and vibrant public spaces and ecological conservation and sustainable development in the mega-city.”
  66. 69. LOLCows! Moooove!
  67. 70. Military and Security
  68. 71. Myanmar Sudan Bolivia Baghdad North Korea Phillipines Southern Africa GPSTogo
  69. 72. The Possibilities & Applications
  70. 73. navigation (Bangalore Startups) urban planning, redevelopment, empowerment (CRIT/PUKAR) political participation agriculture (Trivandrum Agriculture Department) ecology (Biodiversity Survey, Madhav Gadgil) riverbank erosion in West Bengal (WBUT) humanitarian response
  71. 74. tracking taxis/safety data collection for rural development, and models for transitioning to open GIS data collection (professor shah's project) monitoring rainfall, collecting and disseminating data to forms, calculating land use unchecked mining operations in the north of West Bengal humanitarian response
  72. 75. WE WILL MAP BETHLEHEM!
  73. 76. WE WILL MAP THE WEST BANK!
  74. 77. WE WILL MAP THE WORLD! THANK YOU! [email_address] http://slideshare.net/mikel_maron/

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