#geowebchat transcript, 16 Dec 2014: Top Geo Story of 2014 #topgeostoryof2014


@mappingmashups Dec 13, 8:53am What’s the #topgeostoryof2014? Tweet your votes before Dec 16! Here’s last year’s list for inspiration: mappingmashups.net/2013/12/17/geo… #geowebchat

@wisemana Dec 15, 1:49pm @mappingmashups #topgeostoryof2014 for better or worse, the rise of “X maps to explain Y” articles

@geo_will Dec 15, 2:34pm the rise of small satellites #topgeostoryof2014

@mappingmashups Dec 15, 2:37pm Another source of inspiration for your #topgeostoryof2014 voting: re-read the #geowebchat transcripts for this year: mappingmashups.net/geowebchat/#20…

@mappingmashups Dec 15, 5:18pm What’s the #topgeostoryof2014? Tweet me your votes! mappingmashups.net/2014/12/15/vot… #geowebchat

@re_sieber Dec 15, 8:00pm Top #geowebchat stories of 2014 are those that don’t mention geoweb: 1. Uber

@re_sieber Dec 15, 8:01pm Top #geowebchat stories of 2014 are those that don’t mention geoweb: 2. Occulus RIft (& intersection of VR & space)

@re_sieber Dec 15, 8:01pm Top #geowebchat stories of 2014 are those that don’t mention geoweb: 3. commercial drones

@almereyda Dec 16, 12:29am My #topgeostoryof2014 is the dawn of @transformap, set out to visualize all alternative economies. #commons #shareconomy #federatedmaps

@neogeografen Dec 16, 8:51am #topgeostoryof2014 is #missingmaps which has attract lots of more women as #osm contributers

@drewdaraabrams Dec 16, 10:44am @mappingmashups a #topgeostoryof2014 in my mind is a Nobel going to 3 neuroscientists for their research on rat spatial behavior and memory

@drewdaraabrams Dec 16, 10:47am @mappingmashups and a non-#topgeostoryof2014: journalists/bloggers claiming hippocampuses and grid cells in rats = human spatial cognition

@re_sieber Dec 16, 10:55am Another potential topstory of 2014 for #geowebchat: location based disaster alert & checkin from fb newsroom.fb.com/news/2014/10/i…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 10:57am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat Hawk vs. drone. Hawk wins youtu.be/AhDG_WBIQgc

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:00am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: enhanced analytics for VGI, eg to do new geodemographics loac.datashine.org.uk/#zoom=14&lat=5…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:05am 2014 topstory for #geowebchat? Volvo’s Sensor Fusion framewk links onbd cameras,radar,lidar,GPS to prevent accidents youtu.be/HVwmYUrfOP0

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:08am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: Google blurs faces in Street View including statues marionbalac.com/index.php?/dra…

@NeptisRegions Dec 16, 11:09am Funny! RT @re_sieber: Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: Google blurs faces in Street View including statues marionbalac.com/index.php?/dra…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:22am A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat Grindr turns off distance option bc of privacy viol. Triangulation reveals exact loc americablog.com/2014/09/gay-gr…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:24am A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: 100s of bluetooth beacons inside NYC phone booths track ur smartphone &send LBS ads buzzfeed.com/josephbernstei…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:27am A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: Tech giants move to prevent wearables from being regulated in US politico.com/story/2014/09/… #quantifiedself

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:29am A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: #ProjectLoon, using drones for Internet coverage in rural areas. The pros and cons theglobeandmail.com/technology/dig…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:25am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: Almost complete capture of VGI by Computer Science, seen @ #GIScience2014 & geocrowd.eu/workshop_2014/

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:44am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: Rise & fall of MonkeyParking blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/20…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:45am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: 10 year anniversary of #OSM!

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:46am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: Google Maps trying to tap into Yelp,FourSq,WeatherChannel,TripAdvisor market google-latlong.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/spend-…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:48am Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: The advent of nearables: tiny bluetooth location beacons theverge.com/2014/8/21/6053… #InternetOfThings

@re_sieber Dec 16, 11:49am A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: IEEE found Google controlled test conditions so driverless car passed driving test spectrum.ieee.org/transportation…

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 11:54am And @SteveC declares OSM is ready for prime time RT @re_sieber: Potential #topgeostoryof2014 for #geowebchat: 10 year anniversary of #OSM!

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 11:59am @tonyquartararo @SteveC @re_sieber “prime time” = “navigation ready” stevecoast.com/2014/05/19/why… #geowebchat #topgeostoryof2014

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:00pm A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: She tried to keep her pregnancy secret from #bigdata but didnt consider loc tracking theguardian.com/world/2014/may…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:01pm A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: taxi cabs vs Uber bbc.com/news/uk-englan…

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:01pm Welcome all to our last #geowebchat of the year. We’re counting votes for the #topgeostoryof2014. I’ll collect votes for the next 30min.

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:02pm A 2014 topstory for #geowebchat: Rich ppl get their houses removed frm Google Street View theguardian.com/technology/201…

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:02pm Please use the hashtag #geowebchat in your tweets, but I’ll collect both #geowebchat and #topgeostoryof2014 for the transcript.

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:04pm So @mappingmashups, what are your top 2014 stories vv #geowebchat?

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:04pm @re_sieber I’m trying to remain neutral! #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:06pm I saw one vote for microsatellites as the #topgeostoryof2014. Might be too early to see their potential yet. #geowebchat

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:06pm Top #geowebchat story of 2014:I’m still surprised big firms, Google, Apple r still struggling to monetize maps (eg Apple’s sm biz registry)

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:08pm I’d like to hope that the recent kerfuffle on the #OSM mailing lists might been seen as a turning point in 2014. #geowebchat

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:10pm Another top #geowebchat story: the rise of the #OnDemandEconomy eg w Curbside pando.com/2014/10/06/cur…

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:10pm @re_sieber Yes, just when it seemed like pay-for-maps was the standard, CartoDB just upended that recently. #geowebchat

@neogeografen Dec 16, 12:12pm #topgeostoryof2014 new kid on the block #mapillary and permission for #osm use – layer via iD editor #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:13pm How about the launch of @TheMissingMaps this year? Humanitarian mapping trying to be proactive not reactive #topgeostoryof2014 #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:14pm @neogeografen Oh yes, @mapillary is big news this year. An open data version of Google Street View gains momentum. #geowebchat

@neogeografen Dec 16, 12:15pm @mappingmashups @TheMissingMaps was my #1 vote – also because I see more women in these mapping parties #topgeostoryof2014 #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:17pm I know that #Maptime was one of the top stories of 2013, but it’s seen explosive growth in 2014. Now ~40 chapters worldwide! #geowebchat

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:17pm Potential #geowebchat topstory: Rampant Lic Plate Reading has police knowing where you’ve been alextimes.com/2014/04/report…

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:19pm @re_sieber I didn’t know about #ProjectLoon! What are the other big #drone stories for 2014? 2013 had a lot of drone hype. #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:23pm Our 2013 list (mappingmashups.net/2014/12/15/vot…) was product heavy. But what were the big product stories in geo this year? Mapbox Studio? #geowebchat

@erictheise Dec 16, 12:23pm legal efforts to require warrants to access cellphone generated location data, e.g. qub.me/jKHcY5 #topgeostoryof2014 #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:24pm Other 2014 geo product news: @mapzen launches an OSM-based app mapzen.com/blog/we-made-a… #geowebchat #topgeostoryof2014

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:25pm 2014 geo product news: Free map views on @cartoDB: blog.cartodb.com/no-limits/ #geowebchat #topgeostoryof2014

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:26pm 2014 geo product news: @Telenav Scout app using #OSM, now reporting errors to OSM’s notes feature #geowebchat #topgeostoryof2014

@neogeografen Dec 16, 12:27pm @mappingmashups Products this year uMap – made it easy to use serval OSM based design + data layers #geowebchat

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:27pm Possible #geowebchat topstory of 2014 that’s product-based: The rise of storymaps.arcgis.com

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:30pm A topstory in 2014 for #geowebchat: Google acquired Nest to get a piece of the #InternetofThings slate.com/blogs/future_t…

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:31pm Has the geoweb been silent about #Ferguson & protests & police violence? Thinking about big news this year missing on our list. #geowebchat

@erictheise Dec 16, 12:33pm wadr to @ecgreb & @mapzen’s app, their work with lidar + osm polygons is more mindblowing mapzen.com/blog/point-clo… #geowebchat

@neogeografen Dec 16, 12:33pm Lots of more content for #teachosm and #learnosm websites this year #geowebchat

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:33pm Poss 2014 topstory for #geowebchat that’s industry-based: @stamen made the NYTimes bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/06/a-m…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:35pm Possible topstory in 2014 #geowebchat: crowdmapping Ebola gcn.com/Articles/2014/…

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:39pm .@mappingmashups Mapping Ferguson, police protests mapbox.com/blog/ferguson/ googlemapsmania.blogspot.ca/2014/08/mappin…floatingsheep.org/2014/08/mappin… #geowebchat

@neogeografen Dec 16, 12:41pm #topgeostoryof2014 My final vote goes to #missingmaps great work and now also mapping parties in UK,US, France & Belgium #geowebchat

@rockoncali Dec 16, 12:41pm @mappingmashups I read the blog for #topgeostoryof2014 – consider this my vote for @TheMissingMaps :)

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:43pm .@erictheise Also study using OpenStreetMap to reveals four unique city topologies phys.org/news/2014-10-o… #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:46pm Okay, here’s the countdown. #10 #topgeostoryof2014 Big corporations moving into the Internet of Things #IOT #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:47pm #9 #topgeostoryof2014 Various geoprivacy stories, but no single outrage-provoking case. Death of privacy by 1000 cuts. #geowebchat

@re_sieber Dec 16, 12:47pm Potential 2014 topstory for #geowebchat Disney World Tracks Visitors NSA-Style With Magic Wristbands gawker.com/disney-world-c…

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:48pm #8 #topgeostoryof2014 The rising prestige of data journalism, but also glut of “X maps that explain X” listicles. #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:50pm #7 #topgeostoryof2014 The rise of Uber and other data-driven transport apps, succeed while pushing ethical boundaries #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:51pm #6 #topgeostoryof2014 The year of microsatellites and commercial space ventures #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:53pm #5 #topgeostoryof2014 The rise of @mapillary, an #opensource/#opendata challenge to Google Street View (+ integration w/ OSM) #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:54pm #4 #topgeostoryof2014 #OpenStreetMap Foundation meltdown. Storm in a teacup, or sign of renewed community engagement? We’ll see! #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:56pm #3 #topgeostoryof2014 The explosive growth of #maptime! (plus other geo-ed like #learnosm/#teachosm) #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:58pm #2 #topgeostoryof2014 Is @openstreetmap’s 10th birthday, & increasing maturity. “Ready for prime time” stevecoast.com/2014/05/19/why… #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 12:59pm The #1 #TopGeoStoryOf2014 is launch of @TheMissingMaps. Initiative of @hotosm, @RedCross, & others to map *before* disasters! #geowebchat

@mappingmashups Dec 16, 1:01pm Thanks everybody for joining this #geowebchat! Next one is Jan 6th. We’ll be making predictions for 2015, so get your crystal ball ready.

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