Open Mapping & Community Journalism Mikel Maron Citizen Reporting Boot Camp January 18, 2012
GroundTruth Initiative http://groundtruth.in/ DC Based consultancy focused on community empowerment using digital story telling, open data, and mapping. HOT http://hot.openstreetmap.org/ HOT applies the principles of open source and open data sharing towards humanitarian response and economic development. OpenStreetMap Foundation http://osmfoundation.org/ OSMF international not-for-profit organization supporting, but not controlling, the OpenStreetMap Project.
OpenStreetMap? Global Collaborative Mapping “ kinda like Wikipedia for Maps”
GPS Surveying, Mapping Parties, Imagery Digitizing, Open Database
SMS @ 6:49 am: Mobilisation started as early as 4am with youths waking up people by blowing vuvuzela here in kianda SMS @ 8:03 am: At kibera primary skul, thea is good organisation. Pple r being asistd incase of a problem by the local youth. SMS @ 10:18 am: Finaly,prime minister is here at old kibera p.s to cast his historic vote. SMS @ 2:33pm: red or green,we are all black,lets maintain peace.youth 4 peace,kibera mashimoni.