My experiments with Openstreetmap in Chennai, India (SOTM09)

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Snippets of the work i did with Openstreetmap in Chennai, India in trying to promote open geographic data and making use of OSM maps to solve the gap in public information.

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My experiments with Openstreetmap in Chennai, India (SOTM09)

  1. 1. My experiments with OSMin Chennai, India<br />ArunGanesh / User:PlaneMad<br />
  2. 2. I make maps<br />
  3. 3. there was a problem<br />I needed maps of India<br />In India, there are no maps<br />
  4. 4. he showed us the light<br /> James Duncan Davidson http://www.flickr.com/photos/x180/2493042588/<br />
  5. 5. Aim – make Chennai city a showcase<br />
  6. 6. I talked when people were looking<br />
  7. 7. And I mapped when they weren&apos;t<br />
  8. 8. the media loved it..<br />
  9. 9. the plan seemed to be working..<br />
  10. 10. And we’ve beaten google.<br />
  11. 11. Getting people to contributeBusRoutes.in<br />
  12. 12. making OSM useful in our lives<br />
  13. 13. obstacles<br />Fix the main site, visually and functionally<br />Organise the wiki<br />Integrate different OSM applications<br />More focus on making paper maps<br />Build a lightweight editor focused on non technical users<br />Publicity material<br />Think about India, no one does<br />
  14. 14. ArunGanesh | PlaneMadInformation Design student National Institute of Design - Bangalore<br />arun.planemad@gmail.comtwitter:PlaneMad<br />

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