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Disparate Data, Technology Fiefdoms and the Rise of the Geo Boffin!

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There are estimated to be 14,308,667,560 pictures of cats on the internet
There are only thought to be 220,000,000 domestic cats in the world
So, every cat has had 65 pictures of it posted on the web? Right?

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Disparate Data, Technology Fiefdoms and the Rise of the Geo Boffin!

  1. 1. Disparate data, technology fiefdoms and the rise of the geo boffin! Will Cadell >sparkgeo.com
  2. 2. > sparkgeo.com Open data is awesome (give yourselves a clap, come on!)
  3. 3. . Prince George > sparkgeo.com
  4. 4. > sparkgeo.com
  5. 5. Do we really care about the software? > sparkgeo.com
  6. 6. > sparkgeo.com
  7. 7. > sparkgeo.com There are estimated to be 14,308,667,560 pictures of cats on the internet There are only thought to be 220,000,000 domestic cats in the world So, every cat has had 65 pictures of it posted on the web? Right?
  8. 8. > sparkgeo.com In California there are 58 counties. > 39 of them have readily available “open data” > 2100 data sources > 53 (avg) data sources per publishing county > 10 different data formats > 2% invalid geometry
  9. 9. > sparkgeo.com
  10. 10. > sparkgeo.com The future: automate all the things
  11. 11. > sparkgeo.com The future: augment all the things
  12. 12. > sparkgeo.com road data * every publishing organization * time == a ludicrous amount of geospatial work
  13. 13. > sparkgeo.com Hooray, for us geo boffins!

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