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FreeMap Palestine November 2008

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  • 1. FreeMap West Bank Mikel Maron Hebron November 22, 2008
  • 2. About ME brainoff.com Mapufacture (now FortiusOne) Helping Build the GeoWeb geocommons.com WaterWiki / Workspaces first public UN wiki waterwiki.net OpenStreetMap Foundation Board Member Brighton, UK Developing World “building digital technology for our planet”
  • 3. what is openstreetmap? the openstreetmap “one-liner” = +
  • 4. animation...
  • 5. WHY?
  • 6. mapping data is not free
  • 7. full of mistakes, car-centered
  • 8. mistakes can't be corrected
  • 9. can't re-use, or print
  • 10. economics rules coverage
  • 11. Not Free (as in “Freedom”)
  • 12. Change happens too fast...
  • 13. Disasters
  • 14. Olympics
  • 15. Times Atlas
  • 16. West Bank: Access and Closures
  • 17. SERIOUSLY!
  • 18. UK – complete with the next 1-2 years
  • 19. Europe in GPS points
  • 20. Yahoo! -- Imagery in OSM
  • 21. OpenStreetMap in flickr
  • 22. Sponsors
  • 23. Corporate Uses cloudmade ito nestoria CadCorp
  • 24. OSM Foundation State of the Map Conference
  • 25. Companies tapping the crowd
  • 26. Google Map Maker
  • 27. AND maps2.0
  • 28. Pretty Maps
  • 29. Contours in Slovakia
  • 30. OpenPisteMap
  • 31. OSM Cycle Map
  • 32. OSM on Mobile, GPS Devices
  • 33. Donated Data and Free Data
  • 34. AND Netherlands Donation
  • 35. City of Merano
  • 36. TIGER/Line
  • 37. And more ... Sudan from the UN, Canada, New Zealand, Falkland Islands...
  • 38. Or just get on with it!
  • 39. upcoming parties
  • 40. JumpStart International and Free Map West Bank * Public Domain Data * Separate server * Import into OSM at conclusion for ongoing maintenance and improvement http://westbank.maps.jsintl.org/
  • 41. BETHLEHEM PILOT, August 2008
  • 42. TECH
  • 43. RESTful API + simple data format + tagging for metadata + standard map tiles
  • 44. = thriving ecosystem of tools, renderers, editors, routers, applications
  • 45. Active Community! 50K+ registered 10K monthly editors Mailing lists wiki Parties
  • 46. Rendering Architecture Editors Database Renderer Viewer Potlatch API tiles@ “Google” (Flash) (Rails) home tiles Slippy osmarender, Map JOSM pdfatlas, (Open (Java) MySQL ... Layers) ... Mapnik “Google” planet tiles dump
  • 47. RESTful API http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/way/35 <way id='7972254' timestamp='2007-09-24T12:36:29+01:00' user='chippy' visible='true'> <nd ref='59608510' /> <nd ref='59608509' /> <nd ref='59608516' /> <nd ref='59608515' /> <nd ref='59608514' /> <nd ref='59608513' /> <nd ref='59608512' /> <nd ref='59608511' /> <nd ref='59608510' /> <tag k='created_by' v='JOSM' /> <tag k='building' v='retail' /> <tag k='name' v='White Rose Shopping Centre' /> <tag k='amenity' v='shopping_centre' /> <tag k='note' v='huge building' /> </way>
  • 48. Trackpoints Nodes
  • 49. amenity = hospital Tags! name = Saint James POIs emergency = yes Ways highway = primary name = Otley Road ref = A660 Areas highway = residential name = Chestnut Lane oneway = true surface = flags leisure=nature_reserve http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Map_features
  • 50. landuse=vineyard vs landuse=farm crop=grapes
  • 51. BRIGHTON, case study
  • 52. Mapping Party, September 2006
  • 53. OSM Brighton, December 2006
  • 54. Winter 2007
  • 55. Summer 2007 Today
  • 56. Today
  • 57. 1.0
  • 58. My Process
  • 59. Download existing data to GPS
  • 60. Print Out Map for Notes, Bicycle
  • 61. Network Diagram
  • 62. Upload Tracks
  • 63. Draw Over Them
  • 64. OSM IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
  • 65. The Developing World (ala OSM)
  • 66. Betwala Chawl, Mumbai
  • 67. “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.”
  • 68. LOLCows! Moooove!
  • 69. Our first edit war, Cyprus
  • 70. Military and Security
  • 71. Disputes
  • 72. Disputes
  • 73. OpenStreetMap database is fully localizable! We can represent multiple views of the world.
  • 74. Myanmar Sudan Bolivia Baghdad North Korea Phillipines Southern Africa GPSTogo
  • 75. The Possibilities & Applications
  • 76. 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
  • 77. 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
  • 78. WE WILL MAP HEBRON!
  • 79. WE WILL MAP THE WEST BANK!
  • 80. WE WILL MAP THE WORLD! THANK YOU! mikel@osmfoundation.org http://slideshare.net/mikel_maron/