Nathan Torkington, Di-Ann Eisnor, Ben Nolan and Josh Petersen, “Social Data Face-Off: A Panel Discussion” (MP3 audio), Where 2.0 Conference, 2006/06/13

Although we often think about the Internet as virtual and not in physical space, the evolution of technology is bringing the two back together.

The web has redefined the word “community.” In some ways it has made a user’s physical location irrelevant. Recently, however, a fascination with physical place has engendered a new crop of applications aimed at helping users and social networks to map themselves on the web. These apps lets users identify and annotate places, see where their friends are, and link physical locations with other web-based information and technologies.

Creating effective pushpin apps comes with both challenges and possibilities and in this session Nathan Torkington of O’Reilly Media, Di-Ann Eisnor of Platial, Ben Nolan of Zopto.com, and Josh Petersen of 43places.com field questions about avoiding map spam, encouraging users to contribute effectively, handling corrections and disputes, and addressing interoperability.

This panel of platform creators discusses nuts and bolts issues, such as business models and intellectual property considerations, involved with developing and and using apps that are fundamentally about geodata. They also delve into the positive creative effects of these new avenues for geospatial expression. These apps let our passion for place create new ways for us to learn about each other, ourselves, and share stories about our lives.

IT Conversations | O’Reilly Media Where 2.0 Conference | Social Data Face-Off

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