Introduction to OSM | Presentation cc-by Richard Weait http://weait.com Richard Weait |   OSM Map Data cc-by-sa  http://Op...
Jump to the end. What you can do with OSM.
Jump to the end. ...and how you can do it.
Introduction to OSM | Presentation cc-by Richard Weait http://weait.com Richard Weait |   OSM Map Data cc-by-sa  http://Op...
Agenda <ul><li>Maps
What is OpenStreetMap?
But doesn't ____.com do that already?
OSM advantages
How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
So what? Why do we care about maps?
Map of the genome? CC-by-sa Wikimedia, PaleWhaleGail http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:D1S80Demo.gif VNTR allelic va...
Circuit diagram? cc-by-sa wikipedia Sni9er http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:4-bit-jk-flip-flop_V1.1.svg
Recognize this map? Copyright Transport for London http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:TubeMapZ1_TFL.png
Cartogram Copyright ed g2s GnuFDL / cc-by-sa http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:London_Underground_Zone_1.svg
Cholera Dr. John Snow, London, 1843
International trade Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:National-atlas-1970-1810-loupurchase-1.png
Ownership Copyright  http://www.omninerd.com/images/content/1/4_article_33_full_figure1.jpg
Agenda <ul><li>Maps
What is OpenStreetMap?
But doesn't ____.com do that already?
OSM advantages
How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
Introduction to OSM | Presentation cc-by Richard Weait http://weait.com Richard Weait |   OSM Map Data cc-by-sa  http://Op...
OpenStreetMap is ... &quot;OpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such a...
&quot;The project was started because most maps you think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on thei...
OpenStreetMap is  ...
Four freedoms of Free Software
Data license ODbL
Global Positioning System
A track file
 
Many track files
Survey an area
Record observations
A brief diversion Why work so hard?
Survey diligently (c) A-Z maps.  Bristol, UK
Survey an area
Add metadata
Render
Won't that take “Forever”? http://www.geofabrik.de/gallery/history/index.html#toronto
OSM history and growth
OSM data summary (simplified)
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.511&lon=13.399&zoom=11&layers=B000FTF Berlin
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.5078&lon=13.33787&zoom=17&layers=B000FTF
http://tools.geofabrik.de/map/?type=Mapnik&lon=8.43681&lat=51.31206&zoom=16 Fort Fun
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.50826&lon=13.33935&zoom=17&layers=B000FTF Rotterdam
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.50826&lon=13.33935&zoom=17&layers=B000FTF
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Image:Osm_putney_cycle.jpg
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=55.6803&lon=12.5936&zoom=14&layers=B000FTF Copenhagen
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Image:USE-IT_Copenhagen_paper_map.jpg
University of Maryland http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.988223&lon=-76.940895&zoom=18&layers=B000FTF
UMD - TerpNav http://seamster.cs.umd.edu:8090/map/index.html#
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=40.7264&lon=-73.9849&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF New York City
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=37.7703&lon=-122.4241&zoom=12&layers=B000FTF San Francisco
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=35.152&lon=33.411&zoom=10&layers=B000FTF Cyprus
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=33.2674&lon=44.4109&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF Baghdad, Iraq
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=-4.3346&lon=15.3105&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF Kinshasa, DRC
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=31.5161&lon=34.4737&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF Gaza City
Agenda <ul><li>Maps
What is OpenStreetMap?
But doesn't ____.com do that already?
OSM advantages
How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
Commercial online maps Google maps Yahoo maps Mapquest Mapblast They are all good, but they have limitations. Photo Copyri...
Greatest limitation of “Them” Data vs. A Picture of the Data
Pubs with free WiFi http://www.flickr.com/photos/gravitystorm/2772146828/in/photostream/
OpenRouteService.org University of Bonn, Germany
OSM map tiles and data
Select start and finish
ORS finds a route
Emphasized route
Construction and traffic data
Route looks sub-optimal
Re-routing around construction
Cycle map Commendation Award 2008  http://opencyclemap.org/
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agenda <ul><li>Maps
What is OpenStreetMap?
But doesn't ____.com do that already?
OSM advantages
How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
Earl St - Toronto Screen shot: 25 Sept 2008 Still wrong on 10 Feb 2009
Earl St - Toronto
Skipton Crescent - Cambridge Yahoo screen capture: 25 Sept 2008 Still wrong 10 Feb 2009
Commercial viability vs. population Google and Yahoo screenshots taken on 8 February 2009. Yahoo and Google trademarks  be...
http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=64.1311&lon=-21.9077&zoom=12&layers=B000FTF Reykjavik, Iceland
Commercial viability vs. population(!) Yahoo and OpenStreetMap Screenshots taken in 2008
Mumbai, India Google, Yahoo and OpenStreetMap Screenshots taken 8 February 2009 http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=18.9697&lon=...
Generous license
 
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Introduction To OpenStreetMap Fosscon2010

1,136

Published on

An introduction to OpenStreetMap.

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,136
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Introduction To OpenStreetMap Fosscon2010

  1. 1. Introduction to OSM | Presentation cc-by Richard Weait http://weait.com Richard Weait | OSM Map Data cc-by-sa http://OpenStreetMap.org/
  2. 2. Jump to the end. What you can do with OSM.
  3. 3. Jump to the end. ...and how you can do it.
  4. 4. Introduction to OSM | Presentation cc-by Richard Weait http://weait.com Richard Weait | OSM Map Data cc-by-sa http://OpenStreetMap.org/
  5. 5. Agenda <ul><li>Maps
  6. 6. What is OpenStreetMap?
  7. 7. But doesn't ____.com do that already?
  8. 8. OSM advantages
  9. 9. How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
  10. 10. So what? Why do we care about maps?
  11. 11. Map of the genome? CC-by-sa Wikimedia, PaleWhaleGail http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:D1S80Demo.gif VNTR allelic variation
  12. 12. Circuit diagram? cc-by-sa wikipedia Sni9er http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:4-bit-jk-flip-flop_V1.1.svg
  13. 13. Recognize this map? Copyright Transport for London http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:TubeMapZ1_TFL.png
  14. 14. Cartogram Copyright ed g2s GnuFDL / cc-by-sa http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:London_Underground_Zone_1.svg
  15. 15. Cholera Dr. John Snow, London, 1843
  16. 16. International trade Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:National-atlas-1970-1810-loupurchase-1.png
  17. 17. Ownership Copyright http://www.omninerd.com/images/content/1/4_article_33_full_figure1.jpg
  18. 18. Agenda <ul><li>Maps
  19. 19. What is OpenStreetMap?
  20. 20. But doesn't ____.com do that already?
  21. 21. OSM advantages
  22. 22. How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Introduction to OSM | Presentation cc-by Richard Weait http://weait.com Richard Weait | OSM Map Data cc-by-sa http://OpenStreetMap.org/
  24. 24. OpenStreetMap is ... &quot;OpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them.&quot; -- www.openstreetmap.org
  25. 25. &quot;The project was started because most maps you think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their use, holding back people from using them in creative, productive or unexpected ways.&quot; -- www.openstreetmap.org OpenStreetMap is ...
  26. 26. OpenStreetMap is ...
  27. 27. Four freedoms of Free Software
  28. 28. Data license ODbL
  29. 29. Global Positioning System
  30. 30. A track file
  31. 32. Many track files
  32. 33. Survey an area
  33. 34. Record observations
  34. 35. A brief diversion Why work so hard?
  35. 36. Survey diligently (c) A-Z maps. Bristol, UK
  36. 37. Survey an area
  37. 38. Add metadata
  38. 39. Render
  39. 40. Won't that take “Forever”? http://www.geofabrik.de/gallery/history/index.html#toronto
  40. 41. OSM history and growth
  41. 42. OSM data summary (simplified)
  42. 43. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.511&lon=13.399&zoom=11&layers=B000FTF Berlin
  43. 44. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.5078&lon=13.33787&zoom=17&layers=B000FTF
  44. 45. http://tools.geofabrik.de/map/?type=Mapnik&lon=8.43681&lat=51.31206&zoom=16 Fort Fun
  45. 46. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.50826&lon=13.33935&zoom=17&layers=B000FTF Rotterdam
  46. 47. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.50826&lon=13.33935&zoom=17&layers=B000FTF
  47. 48. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Image:Osm_putney_cycle.jpg
  48. 49. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=55.6803&lon=12.5936&zoom=14&layers=B000FTF Copenhagen
  49. 50. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Image:USE-IT_Copenhagen_paper_map.jpg
  50. 51. University of Maryland http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.988223&lon=-76.940895&zoom=18&layers=B000FTF
  51. 52. UMD - TerpNav http://seamster.cs.umd.edu:8090/map/index.html#
  52. 53. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=40.7264&lon=-73.9849&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF New York City
  53. 54. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=37.7703&lon=-122.4241&zoom=12&layers=B000FTF San Francisco
  54. 55. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=35.152&lon=33.411&zoom=10&layers=B000FTF Cyprus
  55. 56. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=33.2674&lon=44.4109&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF Baghdad, Iraq
  56. 57. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=-4.3346&lon=15.3105&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF Kinshasa, DRC
  57. 58. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=31.5161&lon=34.4737&zoom=13&layers=B000FTF Gaza City
  58. 59. Agenda <ul><li>Maps
  59. 60. What is OpenStreetMap?
  60. 61. But doesn't ____.com do that already?
  61. 62. OSM advantages
  62. 63. How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
  63. 64. Commercial online maps Google maps Yahoo maps Mapquest Mapblast They are all good, but they have limitations. Photo Copyright R.Weait
  64. 65. Greatest limitation of “Them” Data vs. A Picture of the Data
  65. 66. Pubs with free WiFi http://www.flickr.com/photos/gravitystorm/2772146828/in/photostream/
  66. 67. OpenRouteService.org University of Bonn, Germany
  67. 68. OSM map tiles and data
  68. 69. Select start and finish
  69. 70. ORS finds a route
  70. 71. Emphasized route
  71. 72. Construction and traffic data
  72. 73. Route looks sub-optimal
  73. 74. Re-routing around construction
  74. 75. Cycle map Commendation Award 2008 http://opencyclemap.org/
  75. 82. Agenda <ul><li>Maps
  76. 83. What is OpenStreetMap?
  77. 84. But doesn't ____.com do that already?
  78. 85. OSM advantages
  79. 86. How to have fun with OSM. </li></ul>
  80. 87. Earl St - Toronto Screen shot: 25 Sept 2008 Still wrong on 10 Feb 2009
  81. 88. Earl St - Toronto
  82. 89. Skipton Crescent - Cambridge Yahoo screen capture: 25 Sept 2008 Still wrong 10 Feb 2009
  83. 90. Commercial viability vs. population Google and Yahoo screenshots taken on 8 February 2009. Yahoo and Google trademarks belong to Yahoo and Google.
  84. 91. http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=64.1311&lon=-21.9077&zoom=12&layers=B000FTF Reykjavik, Iceland
  85. 92. Commercial viability vs. population(!) Yahoo and OpenStreetMap Screenshots taken in 2008
  86. 93. Mumbai, India Google, Yahoo and OpenStreetMap Screenshots taken 8 February 2009 http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=18.9697&lon=72.8416&zoom=12&layers=B000FTF
  87. 94. Generous license
  88. 96. Wanna server, Kid? http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Image:OSM-Servers-Aug08-Install-After.jpg
  89. 98. Get started! Register.
  90. 99. Get started! Log in.
  91. 100. Get started! Don't edit yet!!!!
  92. 101. Zoom in first!
  93. 102. Now Edit.
  94. 103. Select an object
  95. 104. Yorkdale parking
  96. 105. Mapping party! Copyright cc-by-sa User:smsm1 http://flickr.com/photos/smsm1/2776456790/
  97. 106. Edit your neighbourhood
  98. 107. With a GPS: Map Your Walk / Ride
  99. 108. How to Contribute: Get connected Join IRC #osm irc://irc.oftc.net/osm
  100. 109. How to Contribute: Get connected Join the mailing lists. talk talk-ca talk-dev http://lists.openstreetmap.org/
  101. 110. Resources http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/ irc://irc.oftc.net #osm Mailing lists Mapping Party http://weait.com/
  102. 111. Introduction to OSM | Presentation cc-by Richard Weait http://weait.com Richard Weait | OSM Map Data cc-by-sa http://OpenStreetMap.org/
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×