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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 OpenStreetMap Foundation Board Member Brighton, UK Developing World “ building digital technology for our planet”
= + what is openstreetmap? the openstreetmap “one-liner”
but that's a lot of new potential contributors
WHAT CAN A GROWING OSM LEARN FROM WIKIPEDIA & WIKIMEDIA FOUNDATION
Our first edit war, Cyprus
* 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 demands for secure tenure and housing rights open and vibrant public spaces and ecological conservation and sustainable development in the mega-city.”
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 agriculture (Trivandrum Agriculture Department) ecology (Biodiversity Survey, Madhav Gadgil) riverbank erosion in West Bengal (WBUT) humanitarian response
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
WE WILL MAP THE WORLD! THANK YOU! [email_address] http://slideshare.net/mikel_maron/