OK festival Lightning Talk - Collaborative Open Geospatial Data

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OK festival Lightning Talk - Collaborative Open Geospatial Data

  1. 1. Collaborative Open Geospatial DataAndrew Turner - @ajturner flickr: chadcat
  2. 2. Data is important Data
  3. 3. ...but users want answers
  4. 4. d i k wdata is an abstraction,
  5. 5. d i k wdata is an abstraction,information data that are processed to be useful
  6. 6. d i k wdata is an abstraction,information data that are processed to be usefulknowledge application of data and information; answers "how"questions
  7. 7. d i k wdata is an abstraction,information data that are processed to be usefulknowledge application of data and information; answers "how"questionswisdom evaluated understanding - Russell Ackoff http://www.systems-thinking.org/dikw/dikw.htm
  8. 8. Citizens Enterprise Different questions Organizations Different lensesDevelopers Media Science
  9. 9. Everyone will be a ‘Data Analyst’ flickr: developmentseed
  10. 10. We wanted to enable analysis...but there wasn’t any data (2004)
  11. 11. People love stories
  12. 12. Location can be special
  13. 13. Created a super-simple mapping tool
  14. 14. http://geocommons.com
  15. 15. 1m+ geographic attributes 100k+ unique datasets billions of features. 4m+ downloads 15m+ maps served http://geocommons.com
  16. 16. Variations
  17. 17. Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? Variations
  18. 18. Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? Variations
  19. 19. Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? = 499,999,500,000 Variations
  20. 20. Possible Comparative Analysis Combinations? = 499,999,500,000 Variations well... close enough
  21. 21. Get back to answering questions
  22. 22. ...and Telling stories flickr: fred_del
  23. 23. Simple analysis tools
  24. 24. Simple analysis tools
  25. 25. Simple analysis tools
  26. 26. Simple analysis tools
  27. 27. Extensible analysis
  28. 28. Trackable Analysis
  29. 29. Share these on the web
  30. 30. Data is Petrol flickr: dharder9475
  31. 31. Journey & Destination matter flickr: lassi_kurkijarvi
  32. 32. who is at destination with me? Jalalabad, Afghanisan flickr: oddboy
  33. 33. start mapping now - answer your own questionsAndrew Turner - @ajturner

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