[Geowanking] Fwd: [OSM-talk] Why place matters, slides from Vanessa Lawrence talk

Anselm Hook anselm at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 11:53:58 PST 2008


Britain's Ordnance Survey historically represented an example of old guard
thinking; building citadels around geographic data - and was an impetus for
OSM which itself has started to emerge as a best of breed example of social
cartography or um volunteered geographic information.  Here's something
straight from the top that shows that they are conscious of recent trends in
GIS...  :

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From: martin dodge <m.dodge at manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Jan 10, 2008 4:09 PM
Subject: [OSM-talk] Why place matters, slides from Vanessa Lawrence talk
To: talk at openstreetmap.org

Hi,

Just found an interesting set of slides of a talk by Vanessa Lawrence, OS
http://www.w3.org/2007/06/eGov-dc/presentations/VL_why_place_matters.pdf
with some prominent mentions for OSM. I particularly liked slide 46

cheers
martin

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