starting at Where2.0

Mikel, Steve Coast, and I gave our 3-hour workshop yesterday talking through our work and thoughts on hacking geo sites and open data. I think it went well overall - and welcome feedback from anyone that attended.

Then last night I gave an Ignite talk on the work we're doing at Mapufacture to provide customized GeoWeb services. It was less of a "production pitch" than other presentations - something that I'll talk about in another post about the changing face of the Where2.0 conference. The video

This morning Adrian talked about what EveryBlock is doing to explore the next generation of Where2.0 apps that are bringing better cartography and localized news to the web.

I'll try and cover more news and talks that are interesting as they happen.

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Andrew Turner is an advocate of open standards and open data. He is actively involved in many organizations developing and supporting open standards, including OpenStreetMap, Open Geospatial Consortium, Open Web Foundation, OSGeo, and the World Wide Web Consortium. He co-founded CrisisCommons, a community of volunteers that, in coordination with government agencies and disaster response groups, build technology tools to help people in need during and after a crisis such as an earthquake, tsunami, tornado, hurricane, flood, or wildfire.