Presentation to the Geo-IM Work Group

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October 7, 2011 - 11:10am -- admin
Presentation to the Geo-IM Work Group

On the 12th of July, Fruits of Thought gave a presentation to the Geo-IM Work Group about Opendata, the recent Kenyan initiatives around this, and about the proceedings of Mappingday.

Fruits of Thought is a collection of projects with the common mission to increase a more valuable and practical usage of internet by stimulating sharing information and collaboration within communities. www.fruitsofthought.org

The presentation is attached, and contains a lot of screendumps.

The links to find these pages are not in the presentation, but listed here:

The Open definition:
www.opendefinition.org/okd/

The US Opendata website:
www.data.gov

The UK Opendata website:
www.data.go.uk

The Kenya Opendata website:
www.opendata.go.ke

The Worldbank Data Uganda page:
data.worldbank.org/country/uganda

The Worldbank Finance Uganda page:
https://finances.worldbank.org/facet/countries/Uganda

The CKAN registry of Opendata filtered on Uganda:
http://ckan.net/package?q=Uganda

The raw data for the Uganda budget 2003-2007:
http://ckan.net/package/ugandabudget

The visualisation of that data:
http://demos.openspending.org/openspendingjs/app/bubbletree/examples/uganda

Virtual Kenya Maps:
www.virtualkenya.org/maps-viewer/maps

Bank of Uganda Inflation statistics page:
www.bou.or.ug/bou/rates_statistics/statistics/inflation.html

Openstreetmap, Buckingham Palace, London, Kabaka Palace, Kampala and Muyenga.

Walking Papers
www.walkingpapers.org and one of our uploaded walking papers.

A downloadable pdf + index from MapOsMatic.

On Itoworld,
the Electricity Network, Carparks, and on opvnkarte, the taxi routes (until they clear their cache, this is only available on this zoomlevel)