OpenStreetMap Mikel Maron Wikimania, Alexendria Egypt July 18, 2008
About ME brainoff.com Mapufacture Helping Build the GeoWeb mapufacture.com WaterWiki first public UN wiki waterwiki.net Op...
= + what is openstreetmap?  the openstreetmap “one-liner”
 
animation...
WHY?
mapping data is not free
full of mistakes, car-centered
mistakes can't be corrected
can't re-use, or print
economics rules coverage
Not Free (as in “Freedom”)
Change happens too fast...
Disasters
Olympics
Times Atlas
SERIOUSLY!
 
 
UK – complete with the next 1-2 years
Europe in GPS points
Contours in Slovakia
OpenPisteMap
OSM Cycle Map
OSM on Mobile, GPS Devices
Osnabrück – a freed city
Yahoo! -- Imagery in OSM
Sponsors
cloudmade ito nestoria CadCorp Corporate Uses
OSM Foundation State of the Map Conference
Companies tapping the crowd
Google Map Maker
AND maps2.0
  Donated Data and Free Data
AND Netherlands Donation
City of Merano
Sudan from UN-JLC (need image)
TIGER/Line
And more ... Canada,  New Zealand,  Falkland Islands...
Your  Town, Region, Country, Continent?
Or just get on with it!
upcoming parties
TECH
RESTful API + simple data format + tagging for metadata + standard map tiles
= thriving ecosystem  of renderers, editors..
API (Rails)‏ Potlatch (Flash)‏ JOSM (Java)‏ Database ... Renderer Mapnik tiles@ home osmarender, pdfatlas, ... planet dump...
Mapstraction ...one API to cover them all, incl OSM
BRIGHTON, case study
Mapping Party, September 2006
OSM Brighton, December 2006
Winter 2007
Today Summer 2007
Today
1.0
My Process
Download existing data to GPS
Print Out Map for Notes, Bicycle
Network Diagram
Upload Tracks
Draw Over Them
OSM + WIKIPEDIA
HOW DOES OSM DIFFER FROM WIKIPEDIA
* contributors comparison, what year is OSM?
In the World Perhaps wider potential contributors
Ownership
OpenXMap
debate on tags * happens on list .. but should happen in app
* existing sources of data, _potentially_ open * very well funded commercial competitors
COOPERATION OF OSM + WIKIPEDIA
1.2 million geotagged wikipedia articles 200K english geotagged articles
mediawiki plugin http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/MediaWiki_plugin
infrastructure sharing test
but that's a lot of new potential contributors
WHAT CAN A GROWING OSM LEARN FROM WIKIPEDIA & WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION
Our first edit war, Cyprus
Disputes
Disputes
* User uploading derived data
* trademark & domains
Who can speak for OSM? to govts, companies, etc
* MYANMAR, CONFLICT OF INTEREST?
LEVELS OF PARTICIPATION, OpenStreetBugs
GERMANY-- editing primaries into secondaries. wiki codifications?
** Codification & Growth, Committees?
OSM IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD * developing world, free & elicits contributions, open door
The Developing World  (ala OSM)
Betwala Chawl, Mumbai
“ we feel that communities can harness the power of new geo-spatial imaging and  mapping technologies  to strengthen their...
LOLCows! Moooove!
Military and Security
OSM IN EGYPT (CAIRO)
OSM IN EGYPT (ALEXANDRIA)
ARCHAELOGICAL SITES FROM LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA
Myanmar Sudan Bolivia Baghdad North Korea Phillipines GPSTogo
Southern Africa [http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/OpenMappingAfrica2008]
The Possibilities & Applications
navigation (Bangalore Startups) urban planning, redevelopment, empowerment (CRIT/PUKAR) political participation agricultur...
tracking taxis/safety data collection for rural development, and models for transitioning to open GIS data collection (pro...
WE WILL MAP THE WORLD! THANK YOU! [email_address] http://slideshare.net/mikel_maron/
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  1. 1. OpenStreetMap Mikel Maron Wikimania, Alexendria Egypt July 18, 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. Sponsors
  26. 29. cloudmade ito nestoria CadCorp Corporate Uses
  27. 30. OSM Foundation State of the Map Conference
  28. 31. Companies tapping the crowd
  29. 32. Google Map Maker
  30. 33. AND maps2.0
  31. 34. Donated Data and Free Data
  32. 35. AND Netherlands Donation
  33. 36. City of Merano
  34. 37. Sudan from UN-JLC (need image)
  35. 38. TIGER/Line
  36. 39. And more ... Canada, New Zealand, Falkland Islands...
  37. 40. Your Town, Region, Country, Continent?
  38. 41. Or just get on with it!
  39. 42. upcoming parties
  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. OSM + WIKIPEDIA
  59. 62. HOW DOES OSM DIFFER FROM WIKIPEDIA
  60. 63. * contributors comparison, what year is OSM?
  61. 64. In the World Perhaps wider potential contributors
  62. 65. Ownership
  63. 66. OpenXMap
  64. 67. debate on tags * happens on list .. but should happen in app
  65. 68. * existing sources of data, _potentially_ open * very well funded commercial competitors
  66. 69. COOPERATION OF OSM + WIKIPEDIA
  67. 70. 1.2 million geotagged wikipedia articles 200K english geotagged articles
  68. 71. mediawiki plugin http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/MediaWiki_plugin
  69. 72. infrastructure sharing test
  70. 73. but that's a lot of new potential contributors
  71. 74. WHAT CAN A GROWING OSM LEARN FROM WIKIPEDIA & WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION
  72. 75. Our first edit war, Cyprus
  73. 76. Disputes
  74. 77. Disputes
  75. 78. * User uploading derived data
  76. 79. * trademark & domains
  77. 80. Who can speak for OSM? to govts, companies, etc
  78. 81. * MYANMAR, CONFLICT OF INTEREST?
  79. 82. LEVELS OF PARTICIPATION, OpenStreetBugs
  80. 83. GERMANY-- editing primaries into secondaries. wiki codifications?
  81. 84. ** Codification & Growth, Committees?
  82. 85. OSM IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD * developing world, free & elicits contributions, open door
  83. 86. The Developing World (ala OSM)
  84. 87. Betwala Chawl, Mumbai
  85. 88. “ 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.”
  86. 89. LOLCows! Moooove!
  87. 90. Military and Security
  88. 91. OSM IN EGYPT (CAIRO)
  89. 92. OSM IN EGYPT (ALEXANDRIA)
  90. 93. ARCHAELOGICAL SITES FROM LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA
  91. 94. Myanmar Sudan Bolivia Baghdad North Korea Phillipines GPSTogo
  92. 95. Southern Africa [http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/OpenMappingAfrica2008]
  93. 96. The Possibilities & Applications
  94. 97. 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
  95. 98. 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
  96. 99. WE WILL MAP THE WORLD! THANK YOU! [email_address] http://slideshare.net/mikel_maron/
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