from global to local: mobile, mapping and action

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Location, mobile phones and the Internet, combined together, are becoming an attractive amalgam for new opportunities. There is a fascinating trend to see the convergence of mobile technologies connected to the Internet and the rising importance of location. This is not just another hype, but could really be interesting for the non-profit arena.

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  • 1.From Global to Local: Mobile, Mapping and Action by Christian Kreutz www.crisscrossed.net

2. 2 Itises(matedasmuchas80%of datacontainsgeo-referenced informa(on. (LipingDi) 3. 3 Itisnotaboutmobileanymore.It istheconvergencefromthesocial webwiththemobile.Themobilelet youinteractwithinanetworkina highlycontextualway. TeemuArina 4. 4 SMS service for agriculture and health tips 5. 5 Didyouknowthatthenew Grameen,Google,MTNandBROSDI SMSserviceinUgandareceived.... 1Millionqueriesintherst fewweeks! 6. 6 Ci(zenjournalismfromanywhere... 7. 7 h)p://voicesofafrica.africanews.com Mobile Reporter across Africa 8. 8 Ci(zenac(onfromanywhere... 9. Reporting problems right from the scene http://www.fixmystreet.com/ 10. http://stopstockouts.org/ushahidi/ Reporting problems right from the scene 11. 11 Howcanthathelptomonitorand evaluatedevelopmentprojects? 12. http://www.greenmap.org/ 13. http://en.oreilly.com/where2009/public/schedule/detail/7891 14. 14 Imaginepeoplestartworldwideto maptheirenvironment. 15. 15 Whatmakesdigitalmapsdierent? 16. 16 17. 17 *Recogni(on:Oohthatstheplace wearetalkingabout! *Afeelingofconnec(on:Its aroundthecorner! *Connec(ngthedots(topics)on complexissues. *Engagement:Thishastochange!I wanttohelpout. 18. 18 Combiningmapsanddata! 19. 20 -Surveillancecamerasinmyneighbourhood -Accessibilityoffacili(es -Biketracksinmycity -Placeswewanttochange -Placeswewanttochange dierently 20. GoogleTracData http://www.datavisualization.ch/showcases/traffic-on-googlemaps 21. http://busroutes.in/chennai/ 22. 23 Photo by cmbjn843 @flickrLocation-based services 23. 24 Mappingprotest 24. 26 Geospa(alWeb 25. http://www.openstreetmap.org/ OpenStreetMap of Kabul 26. Google Map of Kabul 27. AreasalreadymappedinOpenStreetMap.Org Source: http://www.slideshare.net/ajturner/ drupal-and-the-geospatial-web 28. www.developmentseed.org 29. 31 Loca(onforrelevance Loca(onasalter 30. AndrewTurner:h)p://www.slideshare.net/ajturner/drupal-and-the-geospaMal-web 31. 33 Informa(on Filter1:Topic Filter2:Person Filter3:Loca(on 32. 34 Cau(on Privacyvs.Transparency Manipula(onofMaps Aeen(onSpan 33. 35 Thankyouverymuch foryouraeen(on! www.crisscrossed.net Photos: CreaMveCommonsLicense Photo: Kalense Kid @Flickr