Challenges of User Generated Geo-Content

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In his brief comments after being inducted into the URISA GIS Hall of Fame, Michael Goodchild commented that "volunteered information" (what we call user generated content) is one of the next big things for geospatial. Where are we as a community in encouraging and taking advantage of that "local knowledge"? Our editors take a look at OpenStreetMap and TomTom MapShare and examine the challenges ahead.

The podcast is 13 minutes long (~ 4.7 Mb) and was recorded on August 27, 2007.

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