ICTD and the "Mapping Reflex"
Arlene Ducao, MIT Media Lab; Aparna Khanna, University of Delhi; Michael Champanis, University of Cape Town; Sunandan Chakraborty, NYU
Time: Monday, March 12, 2012 10:00am-11:15am
Room: Conference 5
Mapping technologies are increasingly prevalent throughout ICTD landscape. Most ICT requires network capabilities, and many modern networked devices have a GPS modules. This, combined with online mapping services like OpenStreetMap, Google Maps, Bing, and Ushahidi, are empowering users throughout the ICTD spectrum to literally map out their own experiences.