[Talk-in] Indian Slum Mapping
jace at pobox.com
Mon Mar 29 06:09:59 BST 2010
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 1:51 AM, Mikel Maron <mikel_maron at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The ideological assumption of OSM is that open sharing of information is
> going to strengthen the unrepresented. Yes, in practice, definitely it takes
> effort to make open data accessible and empowering to all ... that's why a 3
> week project in Kibera has grown to a 6+ month project. The empowerment
> touches on so many issues ... especially economic and educational ... and
> that's something we're starting to look at. But ultimately, my belief is
> that power is more distributed the more things are out in the open.
Mikel, is Robert Neuwirth  still based in Kibera? It'll be interesting
to know what he thinks of Map Kibera.
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