Future of Maps and Activism

Nancy Scola interviews eight individuals in an article on techPresident called “Digital Mappers Plot the Future of Maptivism.”  She asks experts in the geospatial field to answer her main questions about the development of  maptivism, the use of maps to promote a cause. Interviewees include Steve Coast, founder of OpenStreetMap, Eric Gundersen, co-founder and president of Development Seed, Patrick Meier, director of crisis mapping and partnerships at Ushahidi, and Andrew Turner, the CTO at GeoIQ which is responsible for GeoCommons.

To read the article, click here.

Source: techPresident; GIS Lounge

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. sachiye@vertices.com

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