September 30, 2011
Long-time OS-Geo member. Longer time proponent of open data on the web for environmental accountability. Not allowed to play with code much these days though, but heavily involved in Aust and UN planning for cyberinfrastructures. Believe its necessary to have OS reference implementations for any public policy-driven approaches, and that FOSS is best at responding to emerging trends.
Where do I start....? Looking for people interested in hacking apps to improve linkages between authoritative (SDI style) data and Crowd-sourcing - to support an UN initiative. Check out UN Global Pulse Am working on the core interfaces based on Linked Open Data principles - to discover who is using what authoritative data sets.
Hi all, based in Wollongong, working with CSIRO Land and Water, interest in globally scalable approaches to better information access.