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Open Data Day 2015- Kathmandu (Nama Budhathoki)

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I had the previledge of giving opening talk in Nepal's Open Data Day in Kathmandu.

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Open Data Day 2015- Kathmandu (Nama Budhathoki)

  1. 1. www.kathmandulivinglabs.org Developing Open Map as an Information Infrastructure in Nepal Nama R. Budhathoki, Ph.D. Executive Director, Kathmandu Living Labs
  2. 2. 2   December 23, 2008
  3. 3. Postal service indicates efficiency of a government and society. Chong et al., 2012 3  
  4. 4. 4   www.OpenStreetMap.org
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  7. 7. A mega-earthquake—which could occur at any time—is estimated to kill more than 100,000 in the Kathmandu Valley alone, injuring another 300,000 and displacing up to 1 million. -http://un.org.np/ coordinationmechanism/nrrc)
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  11. 11. Where is the data?
  12. 12. OpenStreetMap and its Philosophical Underpinnings
  13. 13. Paul Otlet (1868-1944): How can we collect and organize world’s knowledge?
  14. 14. No one knows everything, everyone knows something. -Levy, 1997
  15. 15. July 29, 2011: First Mapping Meet-up Brihaspati Vidyasadan, Naxal OpenStreetMap Movement in Nepal
  16. 16. Community building
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  18. 18. Maharajgung, Kathmandu Nov. 2012 Now
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  20. 20. Key Statistics §  26 Lakh geographic elements §  2.9 Lakh Buildings §  1.2 Lakh KMs of Road §  1600 contributing users 29  
  21. 21. Growth 30  
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  23. 23. 32   A,er   Before  
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  25. 25. Further information www.kathmandulivinglabs.org FaceBook Groups: OSM Nepal 34  

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