How to get open geo data on the road

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short presentation during http://ogdcamp.org/ 2011. a great event! see also http://okfn.org/

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  • How to get open geo data on the road Where did we come from and where are we going with open geo data.
  • A lightning map of Holland
  • A jetstream map of Holland
  • http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19200-twitter-mood-maps-reveal-emotional-states-of-america.htmlA happy map
  • Actually in a veryclosed domain, sobearwithus.
  • Mappingfortradepurposes, alsoverymuchsecrative
  • DERBYS: GENERAL MAP:Saxton/Hole.V.Decorative.c16x13.NC.(Universi.)Includesparts of Lancashire.Chestershire.Staffordshire.Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.http://www.antiquemapsandprints.com/scans/SCANS18.htmFrom “Earlychart succes” http://www.amazon.co.uk/Exploring-History-Around-Derbyshire-Richard/dp/1859837050
  • Understand what is takes to support a community of people.
  • Meaning here: data, technology, knowledge, experience, etc.
  • Resulted in manyappcontests (which are reallygreat)
  • Contribute to openstreetmap. With data, supportingtheirevent, integrate tools, service the maps, etc.
  • Understandwhatmakesgeographicinformation different: visualisationrules, data quality, quantity of data (and much more…)
  • Don’tmake up all the rules in the beginning, go slow
  • And choose ‘it’sjust practical’ approach
  • Ifyou want to getanideawhat to strivefor….
  • Citizens and firmsneed to contribute as well
  • How to get open geo data on the road

    1. 1. How to get open geo data@jwvaneck #OGDCamp on the road
    2. 2. Where this road gots t a r t ed
    3. 3. Saxton’s map of Derbyshire, 1579 Rivers, bridges, no roads.
    4. 4. How to geton the open road
    5. 5. Get community
    6. 6. + a complete ecosystem
    7. 7. Experiment
    8. 8. W e, the map Contribute
    9. 9. Get GI “peculiarities”
    10. 10. Develop policy as you go
    11. 11. Go easyon thearguments Thank you Latina_x
    12. 12. Government has no monopoly over open data Hack the government!
    13. 13. Great times for spatial thinking:We cannot even imagine a worldwhere things do not have a place
    14. 14. How to get open geo data on the road @jwvaneckhttp://ogdcamp.org/Warsaw, October 19th, 2011

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