Make Maps Better Together

011f777dae520e762d715840b903dc67?s=47 Mike Skalnik
April 12, 2014
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Make Maps Better Together

Presented at State of the Map US 2014

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Mike Skalnik

April 12, 2014
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  1. Make Maps Better Together

  2. Hi, I’m @skalnik

  3. I write code at GitHub !

  4. Lets look at some past trends

  5. " Archie, Gopher, WAIS HTTP

  6. " XML JSON

  7. " SOAP REST

  8. " Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word Markdown #

  9. " ESRI Shapefile, Google KML GeoJSON, TopoJSON

  10. What have we learned?

  11. >

  12. > Silo’d labor Collaboration

  13. > Complex Simple

  14. > Perfect Pragmatic

  15. Dumb formats & Smart tools

  16. Upgrading tools is easier than upgrading a format

  17. So what?

  18. Story time

  19. First time in DC!

  20. Want to &

  21. Yelp, Foursquare, etc

  22. Asked @benbalter

  23. $ benbalter/dc-wifi-social

  24. $ leahbannon/dc-bars-sans-tv

  25. $ bennylope/rva-wifi-social

  26. $ niryariv/tiptipa

  27. OpenStreetMap is showing >

  28. Collaboration on everything

  29. Not just data, but higher level information

  30. !

  31. Commit .geojson ??? Profit

  32. None
  33. Diffs? We got dat

  34. None
  35. GitHub supports the whole GeoJSON spec

  36. Cluster over 1,000 markers

  37. Custom markers

  38. Embeds

  39. Gists

  40. Treating data as code

  41. How do we encourage more?

  42. speakerdeck.com/ skalnik/make-maps- better-together

  43. !