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GeoCommons, OpenStreetMap, Digital Gazette, Crabgrass and more.

presented to Ruby Nuby in New York City, January 2011

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  1. 1. tech tools for global collaboration 4 good. GeoCommons, CrabGrass, the Digital Gazette, and more Andrew Turner CTO - FortiusOneflickr: mikel_maron - Kibera GPS TracesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  2. 2. What are we going to talk about?Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  3. 3. What are we going to talk about? Tools to enable global collaboration, humanitarian development and actionWednesday, January 19, 2011
  4. 4. What specifically are we talking about? • Trends, Drivers and Open Issues • GeoCommons • OpenStreetMap • CrabGrass • Digital Gazette • Uses Haiti and Afghanistan and elsewhere • CrisisCommons, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap, ... Lunch - Nom! • Deep DivesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  5. 5. Who is @ajturner? a short autobiographyWednesday, January 19, 2011
  6. 6. AirshipsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  7. 7. Vehicle SimulationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  8. 8. Astrium EADSWednesday, January 19, 2011
  9. 9. Vehicle SimulationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  10. 10. ConvergenceWednesday, January 19, 2011
  11. 11. Convergence uLocate WHEREWednesday, January 19, 2011
  12. 12. Where 2.0: August 2008 The State of the Geospatial Web An O’Reilly Radar Report By Andrew Turner & Brady Forrest Preface by Tim O’ReillyWednesday, January 19, 2011
  13. 13. Geo CommunityWednesday, January 19, 2011
  14. 14. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  15. 15. Geography is a Common Pivot PointWednesday, January 19, 2011
  16. 16. The role of maps Maps Reflect & Define Reality Waldseemüller Uniersalis CosmographiaWednesday, January 19, 2011
  17. 17. “Americus” The role of maps Maps Reflect & Define Reality Waldseemüller Uniersalis CosmographiaWednesday, January 19, 2011
  18. 18. Drivers •Global, Open Internet •Inexpensive GPS •Mobile Devices •“Web 2.0” - bidirectionalWednesday, January 19, 2011
  19. 19. Trends •Open Sharing •Realtime Data •Analytics •Social Networks •Crisis Crowds •New sensor platforms •‘Citizen’ EngagementWednesday, January 19, 2011
  20. 20. Issues •No “Data” reporting •Network Connectivity •Data Overload •Security •Bureaucracy (DHD) •Trust, Accuracy, VeracityWednesday, January 19, 2011
  21. 21. ICT4Peace advisory to UN • Pre-planned information-sharing policies robust enough to handle severe crises in a timely manner. This includes policies to leverage crisis-related information generated from outside the UN system and the development of robust data models and data dictionaries that can be shared on demand. • An emphasis on standards-based information capture and exchange • Harmonisation of significant variance in agency approaches to and capacities of information management during crises, including human resource management and data-sharing policies.Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  22. 22. Huffman’s Principles for Data Sharinghttp://blog.fortiusone.com/2009/09/16/huffmans-three-principles-for-data-sharing/Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  23. 23. Huffman’s Principles for Data Sharing 1.Create immediate value for anyone contributing datahttp://blog.fortiusone.com/2009/09/16/huffmans-three-principles-for-data-sharing/Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  24. 24. Huffman’s Principles for Data Sharing 1.Create immediate value for anyone contributing data 2.Make contributor’s data available back to them with improvementshttp://blog.fortiusone.com/2009/09/16/huffmans-three-principles-for-data-sharing/Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  25. 25. Huffman’s Principles for Data Sharing 1.Create immediate value for anyone contributing data 2.Make contributor’s data available back to them with improvements 3.Share derivative works back with the data sharing communityhttp://blog.fortiusone.com/2009/09/16/huffmans-three-principles-for-data-sharing/Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  26. 26. GeoCommonsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  27. 27. What is GeoCommons?Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  28. 28. What is GeoCommons? A web-based data visualization and collaboration platform with a global communityWednesday, January 19, 2011
  29. 29. What is GeoCommons? A web-based data visualization and collaboration platform with a global community Built on the GeoIQ platformWednesday, January 19, 2011
  30. 30. Hurricanes Katrina and RitaWednesday, January 19, 2011
  31. 31. Crisis Reporting Hurricane KatrinaWednesday, January 19, 2011
  32. 32. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  33. 33. 26 Network Effect for Data Public Data Enterprise Mobile Data Data Third Sensor Party Data DataWednesday, January 19, 2011
  34. 34. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  35. 35. Easy Data SharingWednesday, January 19, 2011
  36. 36. Easy Spatial ReferencingWednesday, January 19, 2011
  37. 37. FederatedWednesday, January 19, 2011
  38. 38. Step By Step MappingWednesday, January 19, 2011
  39. 39. Easy Analysis Impact AnalysisWednesday, January 19, 2011
  40. 40. Education Threats Population Health Cross-collaborationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  41. 41. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KMLWednesday, January 19, 2011
  42. 42. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KMLWednesday, January 19, 2011
  43. 43. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KMLWednesday, January 19, 2011
  44. 44. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KMLWednesday, January 19, 2011
  45. 45. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KMLWednesday, January 19, 2011
  46. 46. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KMLWednesday, January 19, 2011
  47. 47. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KML FederationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  48. 48. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KML FederationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  49. 49. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KML Federation FederationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  50. 50. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KML Satellite  imagery UAV  imagery Federation FederationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  51. 51. Designed for Users Powered by DevelopersWednesday, January 19, 2011
  52. 52. developer.geoiq.comWednesday, January 19, 2011
  53. 53. GeoIQ Excel ToolbarWednesday, January 19, 2011
  54. 54. GeoIQ ArcGIS ToolbarWednesday, January 19, 2011
  55. 55. Story Telling & TransparencyWednesday, January 19, 2011
  56. 56. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  57. 57. InterActionWednesday, January 19, 2011
  58. 58. OpenStreetMapWednesday, January 19, 2011
  59. 59. What is OpenStreetMap?Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  60. 60. A Wiki for the World = +Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  61. 61. The CathedralWednesday, January 19, 2011
  62. 62. flickr: mgilbir The BazaarWednesday, January 19, 2011
  63. 63. flickr: moffi No Way it will WorkWednesday, January 19, 2011
  64. 64. flick: rniccolo.rigacci Mapping PartiesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  65. 65. Typical ProcessWednesday, January 19, 2011
  66. 66. Individual MappingWednesday, January 19, 2011
  67. 67. Individual MappingWednesday, January 19, 2011
  68. 68. Imagery TracingWednesday, January 19, 2011
  69. 69. Editable MapsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  70. 70. Open Data imports NetherlandsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  71. 71. OSM DCWednesday, January 19, 2011
  72. 72. 2005 Today OSM Registered UsersWednesday, January 19, 2011
  73. 73. http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterito/3054501076 Result: Year of Edits http://www.vimeo.com/2598878Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  74. 74. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  75. 75. data by OpenStreetMap, maps by Andy Allan Personal Needs: OpenCycleMapWednesday, January 19, 2011
  76. 76. OpenCycleMap OpenPisteMapWednesday, January 19, 2011
  77. 77. Personal Needs: Urban Revitalization flickr: zeebieWednesday, January 19, 2011
  78. 78. Personal Needs: Safety, Security OpenStreetMap Palestine crowd-sourced, country-wide mapping in 3 weeksWednesday, January 19, 2011
  79. 79. Routing based on NationalityWednesday, January 19, 2011
  80. 80. Ushahidi / SwiftRiverWednesday, January 19, 2011
  81. 81. What is Ushahidi? http://github.com/ushahidiWednesday, January 19, 2011
  82. 82. What is Ushahidi? A platform for reporting data collection and visualization http://github.com/ushahidiWednesday, January 19, 2011
  83. 83. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  84. 84. UshahidiWednesday, January 19, 2011
  85. 85. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  86. 86. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  87. 87. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  88. 88. What is SwiftRiver? http://github.com/ushahidi/SwiftriverWednesday, January 19, 2011
  89. 89. What is SwiftRiver? an open-source platform that helps users manage realtime data. http://github.com/ushahidi/SwiftriverWednesday, January 19, 2011
  90. 90. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  91. 91. CrabGrassWednesday, January 19, 2011
  92. 92. What is CrabGrass? http://crabgrass.riseuplabs.org/Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  93. 93. What is CrabGrass? software libre for social organizing http://crabgrass.riseuplabs.org/Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  94. 94. What can CrabGrass do? • Users, Groups, Committees, • Bookmarking Councils, Networks • Task lists • Directory • File uploads and sharing • Permissions and Access Controls • Forums • Home pages • Tagging • Wiki • Commenting • Blogs • Voting • Media: Photos, Videos • Rating • Meeting & Event Calendars • Fully Configurable • Personal Messaging • ExtensibleWednesday, January 19, 2011
  95. 95. Technology • Ruby on Rails • MySQL • Sphinx indexing • other: ImageMagick, OpenOffice... • Very active development on lots of branches. 0.5.3.2 pending release • Don’t feel bad if it’s confusing at first http://github.com/riseuplabs/crabgrassWednesday, January 19, 2011
  96. 96. User Profile PagesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  97. 97. GroupsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  98. 98. Networks/ChaptersWednesday, January 19, 2011
  99. 99. ForumsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  100. 100. 81Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  101. 101. Redmine Integration • Redmine is a Ruby on Rails project management • Focused on software projects • Integrated with source code repositories, issue tracking, releases, etc.Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  102. 102. Redmine DemoWednesday, January 19, 2011
  103. 103. Redmine + CrabgrassWednesday, January 19, 2011
  104. 104. Release RoadmapWednesday, January 19, 2011
  105. 105. Issue TrackingWednesday, January 19, 2011
  106. 106. Emergent Patterns flickr: fdecomiteWednesday, January 19, 2011
  107. 107. Afghanistan Election Monitoring a story of emergent solutions and relationshipsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  108. 108. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  109. 109. “Private” Data - IED to TracksWednesday, January 19, 2011
  110. 110. flickr: andycarvinWednesday, January 19, 2011
  111. 111. Beer for DataWednesday, January 19, 2011
  112. 112. Offline Web ApplicationsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  113. 113. GeoWeb in a BoxWednesday, January 19, 2011
  114. 114. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  115. 115. Camp RobertsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  116. 116. flickr: developmentseed More Stuff in a Box NGA Imagery/SMS/Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  117. 117. Walking PapersWednesday, January 19, 2011
  118. 118. NGA ImageryWednesday, January 19, 2011
  119. 119. Walking PapersWednesday, January 19, 2011
  120. 120. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  121. 121. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  122. 122. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  123. 123. USAID PartnershipWednesday, January 19, 2011
  124. 124. Privacy & SecurityWednesday, January 19, 2011
  125. 125. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  126. 126. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  127. 127. Walking PapersWednesday, January 19, 2011
  128. 128. January 12, 2010Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  129. 129. January 31, 2009Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  130. 130. Haiti - January 12, 2010Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  131. 131. Haiti CNIGS Office (GIS)Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  132. 132. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  133. 133. Community SurgeWednesday, January 19, 2011
  134. 134. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  135. 135. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  136. 136. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  137. 137. Port-au-Prince, Sheet 1 1:12,500, Edition 4-DMA, Series E935.U.S. Defense Mapping Agency, 1994 (18MB) and PDF versionWednesday, January 19, 2011
  138. 138. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  139. 139. Haiti - January 14, 2010Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  140. 140. GeoEye ImageryWednesday, January 19, 2011
  141. 141. Haiti - January 26, 2010Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  142. 142. Digital Globe ImageryWednesday, January 19, 2011
  143. 143. Damage AssessmentWednesday, January 19, 2011
  144. 144. Needs AssessmentWednesday, January 19, 2011
  145. 145. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  146. 146. I am currently in Port Au Prince with the Fairfax County Urban Search & Rescue Team (USA-1) out of Fairfax, VA, USA. I wish there was a way that I can express to you properly how important your OSM files were to us.Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  147. 147. OpenRoutingService.orgWednesday, January 19, 2011
  148. 148. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  149. 149. Ushahidi::Haiti http://haiti.ushahidi.comWednesday, January 19, 2011
  150. 150. Crowd-Sourced TranslationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  151. 151. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  152. 152. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  153. 153. Sahana Haiti HospitalsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  154. 154. >600 Engineers, GEO-CAN 103 OrganizationsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  155. 155. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  156. 156. Up to date, accessible dataWednesday, January 19, 2011
  157. 157. Up to date, accessible dataWednesday, January 19, 2011
  158. 158. Fast Production CyclesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  159. 159. Fast Production CyclesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  160. 160. Up to date, accessible data and imageryWednesday, January 19, 2011
  161. 161. Situational Awareness/ Common Operating PictureWednesday, January 19, 2011
  162. 162. Linkable, Exportable, ShareableWednesday, January 19, 2011
  163. 163. ShareableWednesday, January 19, 2011
  164. 164. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KML Satellite  imagery UAV  imageryWednesday, January 19, 2011
  165. 165. SMS Sensors   Spreadsheet Feeds KML Satellite  imagery UAV  imageryWednesday, January 19, 2011
  166. 166. World Bank Data Dissemination ProjectWednesday, January 19, 2011
  167. 167. Offline DashboardWednesday, January 19, 2011
  168. 168. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  169. 169. Citizen TransparencyWednesday, January 19, 2011
  170. 170. http://wiki.crisiscommons.org/wiki/The_Haiti_TimelineWednesday, January 19, 2011
  171. 171. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap (H.O.T.)Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  172. 172. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  173. 173. Digital GazetteWednesday, January 19, 2011
  174. 174. What is the Digital Gazette?Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  175. 175. What is the Digital Gazette? A web-based social network and data collaboration focused on engaging with local communitiesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  176. 176. What is the Digital Gazette? A web-based social network and data collaboration focused on engaging with local communities Built on CrabGrass and GeoCommonsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  177. 177. What is the Digital Gazette? Enable the transition from crisis to stability by engaging the entire ecosystemWednesday, January 19, 2011
  178. 178. Local KnowledgeWednesday, January 19, 2011
  179. 179. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  180. 180. http://github.com/fortiusone/digitalgazetteWednesday, January 19, 2011
  181. 181. Jalalabad, Afghanistan Photo Courtesy Todd HuffmanWednesday, January 19, 2011
  182. 182. credit: Dave Warner Social Data CultivationWednesday, January 19, 2011
  183. 183. Local CapacityWednesday, January 19, 2011
  184. 184. Local CapacityWednesday, January 19, 2011
  185. 185. Positive Externalities flickr: mikel_maron - Kibera GPS TracesWednesday, January 19, 2011
  186. 186. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  187. 187. Walking Papers MapKiberaWednesday, January 19, 2011
  188. 188. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  189. 189. A Simple Idea How can people use technology to assist citizens and communities during time and places of crisis?Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  190. 190. Emergent ToolsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  191. 191. Crisis Continuity ... El ... Ea Ts ec u rth na tio qu m ns ak i seWednesday, January 19, 2011
  192. 192. CrisisCamp Haiti • Organized first CrisisCamp within 48 hours • First Week: 5 Camps • Second Week: 13 Camps in 4 Countries • Since: 45 events in 6 Countries with approximately 1,500+ volunteers • VideoWednesday, January 19, 2011
  193. 193. CrisisCamp Duitama ColombiaWednesday, January 19, 2011
  194. 194. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  195. 195. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  196. 196. Inveneo From CrisisCamp... ...to Haiti in 48 hours SOS Children Red CrossWednesday, January 19, 2011
  197. 197. OpenStreetMapWednesday, January 19, 2011
  198. 198. Mobile Applications • www.traduiapp.org • Kreyol Translation • Apple App Store Posted within 24 hours • Available worldwide within 5 days • Machine Translation Project for more phrases and wordsWednesday, January 19, 2011
  199. 199. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  200. 200. http://wiki.crisiscommons.org/wiki/Chile/2010_2_27_Earthquake#Reliefoversight.org_CHILEWednesday, January 19, 2011
  201. 201. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  202. 202. Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  203. 203. Next Steps • Questions - and hopefully some answers • Lunch! NomNom • Deep Dive into technology • Go where you want to...Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  204. 204. Thank you Andrew Turner e: andrew@fortiusone.com w: http://fortiusone.com b: http://highearthorbit.com t: @ajturnerWednesday, January 19, 2011

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