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Dec 12, 2018
2018
10
Demystifying Blockchains
A blockchain primer more
9
Saving and Recreating State via the URL
Toward Precision Citation
7
Hong Kong Bay Water Quality Data
6
A Circle Whose Center is Everywhere
Convex Hull
Set Operations in JavaScript
TOP Labs to Home
5
LED Strip
4
The ABCDs of Smart Cities
Curriculum Vita
Tirana Parks and Recreation
Where in the world am I?
3
Lazyload
1
Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Data
Exploring the power of informal learning academies. more
Eudaimonia
0
Text-mining limited access corpuses
2017
9
Ethics and Science
The Reformation APIs
Things I’d Like To Do
Who Owns My Data?
Ownership, legally defined as a bundle of rights in the thing that is owned, arises from some provision in either common law or in statute that gives us rights in that thing in the first place. We own land because we bought it or we inherited it from someone who bought it or either we or our ancestors laid claim to it in the absence of anyone else contesting our claim. Similarly, we own other property because we bought it we were gifted it or we inherited it. If there are competing claims to our property, our own claim is weakened until we can prove otherwise. We own statutory rights in intellectual property based on our authorship of that work with sufficient creativity. However, none of these characteristics define health data. We produce health data through the act of existing, but we don’t have any creativity in it. The only thing we have is a right to privacy that gives us the prerogative to deny the use of our data by others. The question then becomes – should we own our health data or not? and what would be implications of doing so one way or another? more
8
The Angel and the Acolytes
The Future of Science is Open
While open sharing of scientific tools, data and findings is morally and strategically good for science, it is also strategically good for countries where resources are constrained. Being able to reuse tools and data makes economic sense, and building upon existing work accelerates the development of a world-class scientific community and of scientific knowledge itself. more
Truth has no bias
7
Back to the Future of Data Sharing
Scientists have always shared data, just not freely, and not with *anyone* who wants the data. For the most part, scientists have shared data with their collaborators, and on occasion, with those who might especially ask them for it. But as science has become more data-intensive, and as the technologies, mainly the network speeds and computing power, to collect, manage, analyze and visualize data, have become more powerful and ubiquitous, the sharing has not kept pace. The relatively recent awareness of intellectual property rights in data have at times brought about a contrarian change — scientists applying unsuitable licenses to their content creating an unintended but significant legal hurdle. All this confusion makes it seem that the goal of seamless data sharing between those who create it and those who want it may be moving further away from our grasp. So what is one to do? more
The Crossroads Conundrum
Hold on, Let go, Be there
The Intergeneration Multiplied
Invasion, Exiles, Wall, Nudes
6
Even Gods Are Fallible
India cranks it to 11
Khakassia
Ostalgie
5
Ce que tu demandes, je me demande aussi
Duality in Love and Hate
In Panik
Leipzig
Line 22
On Equality
Scalable Data Sharing in GeoSciences
Us and Them
When a Virgin Spits
Who Owns Culture
4
Citizen vs. Science (song)
Geo vs. Medical/Health
a comparison between the geo and medical related activies in the open source world. more
Maxi Music
The One Thing To Read
Public Good v. Private Goods
The good news is that the private sector is taking over from the public agencies when it comes to innovation and investment in the medical/health domains. As such, the difficult but crucial technological advancements, especially when it comes to balancing the desire for sharing with the need for privacy, are going to come from the private sector. The bad thing is that we are already witnessing unintended side-effects to this. And the ugly part is that there will be many more undesirable consequences in the future. The necessary checks and balances—consent, governance, and reparations from harm—will have to come from the public sector, that is, both the government and the common people. more
Stealing Time
3
Canidae, can I do?
Strange Angels
2
Copyright and the Use of Images as Biodiversity Data
Learning how to teach
An open ecosystem is vital for science, society and citizens
1
City is in the Eye of the Beholder
The Enchanted Reptile Palace
0
Twenty Things I Care About
2016
11
The Knitting Club
Upgrading GIS Capacity at Parks and Recreation, Tirana
9
As We May Click
Baillie Guard
Data Apps
Don't make web apps, make data apps. more
expressjs app with socket.io
Geottingen
Present and future geo activities at Göttingen more
Maker Faire Berlin 2016
Yadav
8
Digital Manaslu
Potimarron
Toy Town
7
Paris Plage
6
The “A” List
Chutei Iki
Fanfare Ciocarlia
Helsinki-Coutonou Ensemble
Ingrid Jensen
Montreal Jazz Festival 2016
Oktopus
Sebastien
Simon Denizart Trio
Talking in Silences
5
Federal Data Insurance Corporation
Open Science in HSR
Rating TDM Friendliness of Publishers
4
All That Glitters is Not Sold
Citizen-Sourced Data Commons
governance implications for <b>Open Science</b> more
A Governance Model for a Health Repo
A Health Privacy API
Reading Writings
3
Perfect Health Repo Desiderata
Shouldn’t, Wouldn’t, Couldn’t
A Well Designed API
What You Do Says About You
2
Banking Data
Benefits of opening data
Citizen vs. Science
दरबार-ए-वतन
From a Culture of Apps to a Culture of Health
Helping Move to Open
My Hurt Locker
1
The Cobbler Next Door
Frequencies
My Friend Usha
Three Faces of a Cube
A windswept beach in Ynyslas, Wales
0
A Modern Love Story
Blessed are the Swordsmen
CUBE Critters
Everyone is a Mentor
Inexorable Inevitability
The Turtle and the Rabbit
What’s in a Name
why names matter in taxonomy, and how technology can help. more
2015
11
Barbershop Quartet
A Little Girl Lost
The Role of Licensing in Science
10
Badaloo
Evil communications
Explaining Legal Interoperability
Holy man
Royal Poinciana
Still Blowin’ on the CSM
There is something better than perfection
Things that confound me
9
Assessing the Economic Impact of TDM
A City
Deichtorhallen
Oniryczny
Open But Unequal
8
Les Ombres de La Charité
Maisons de Poupées
Norms Instead of Intellectual Property Laws
7
A lawyer, a scientist, and a kid walk into a makerspace
Exploring the power of informal learning academies. more
About Me
Anticipation
Cruel Things
The Expected Wait Time Is…
For Someday You May Be A Refugee
Inclusive by Design
Legal Implications of Text and Data Mining
Originally created by the Creative Commons Science, Policy and Legal teams, subsequently revised by me for the web. Placed in the public domain under the CC0 Public Domain Dedication. <a href="/Legal-Implications-of-TDM?a=show#1">start presentation &raquo;</a> more
Les Dieux Numeriques
Looking In, Looking Out
A Moment of Rest
6
The City as an App
Dictionary in a Webpage
L’Amour Vrai est Impossible
The Library of the Future
Smart or Scary?
The Unemotional Committer
Version Controlled Journal
The Young Republic
5
Being Humane
Data Alliances Beyond Research
Did You See That ?
The Philosophical Framework of Social Contracts
Social Contracts
Social Contracts in the Digital Age
The Teeth Behind the Contract
Twin Towers
4
Ethics and Integrity of Data Collection and Sharing
A lot of people talk of licensing data. That is usually not applicable (as data are not licensable, at least not on the basis of copyright), and it is also possibly misleading. There are just as much, if not more, important issues of integrity and ethics, in both gathering and sharing data that come into play, particularly if humans are involved (whether the humans are the ones gathering the data or humans are the subjects of the data gathering exercise). more
3
Open Access, Open Source, Open Data
All intellectual output of science can be categorized into literature, software and data. This presentation examines these three pillars, and explores what it means to be "open" as a commitment to practicing open science. more
2
The Next Big Thing
1
The Notion of Privacy
0
Citizen Engagement in Science
2014
11
A Manifesto for Science
Beyond Law
Changing the Culture
From Aye to Si
It Takes All Kinds to Make a Commons
Learning by Making, Teaching by Doing
The Deceptive Success of Copyright Licenses
The “P” Words
The Problem With Copyright
10
That Orange Smell of November
9
Different Roles of Technology
The Language of Technology vs. the Technology of Language
8
CC0 for Data
Creative Commons, Mt. View to Google, Mt. View, and back
The Incredible Agony of Inexactness
Most Datasets are Encumbered
Nob Hill, San Francisco to Creative Commons, Mt. View
Nob Hill, San Francisco to UC-Davis, Davis, CA
O’Connell St. to Croke Park
Pernety to Place des Vosges
Place des Vosges to Gare de l’Est
Rue de Lorette to Gare Saint-Charles
7
Business models for open content
Greek yogurt with molasses
6
Chutney
4
Citizens Consent
OA Decision Tree
Pre-processed TDM-ready archive
TDM Friendly Contract Boilerplate
TDM Workshops
Three Strategies for TDM
3
Fish Curry
I hardly knew you, eh
The Inevitable Futility of Eventually
Open Hardware Licensing
A Taxonomy of Sensors
Test to Destruction
Wary of Wearables
We Real Cool
2
Information Lifecycle
The International
Light and Sound
Sensors and Sensibility
Summertime in Spring in Cork
1
Flashes, of Orange
Longmire
Luz, mediatinta y sombra
Nagesh, the Cook
Protected By Armed Response
Savitri
Siesta in the Alcove
Siesta in the Doorway
Traffic Police
2013
11
Fiddler of Jackson St, San Francisco, NY
Gaps Between Your Words
The Lady With The Beard
9
One Blind Man
8
The Light at the Break of Dawn
The Mahogany Room (and a girl called Antoinette)
Take Me To Jerusalem
Three Axioms of Copyright Licenses (and a Conclusion)
While We Were Looking At Our Bright Future, They Grew Up On the Side of the Road
You don’t know Jack
7
Afternoon Coffee at the Coffee House
Art Alley
Cape Town Kid
Cigarette break
Geddes Sisters
In the U-Bahn
Love art
Mujeres en mi Vida
My Love is a Sensor
Sólo un beso
Waiting for the bus
Wrinkled
6
<strike>28</strike> 32 Years Later
Chiaroscuro of a Calico Cat
Desire to Learn
Inventions then cannot be a subject of property
Memories of Trini
My Brother and I
5
Amnesia... dink, dink, dink
Because the Night Belongs to Lovers
Doubling down on Markdown for science
Epistrophy by Vijay Iyer
Field
Jammin at the B-Flat
Orgelkonzert
Smokin' at the Hvide Lam
4
Four Seasons in Alexanderplatz
Gay Berlin
So Low in the Library Mall
Stolen Moments in Golden Gate Park
3
Financial Interoperability
The Three Locks
2
Why Open Science Training matters
0
The Net Works Effect – Open Data Day 2013
PLOS and figshare make open science publishing more open
2012
11
Bookseller at the Sunday market
Chess in the park
Christiana
Crouching Tiger Sitting Girl
Drumming at Hvide Lam
Frequency and Volume
The Ghost of Elsinore
In the old galeria
Jantar Mantar
Lasses in the crosswalk
Life at the Side of the Road
New Zealand Open Data Conference
Shanghai Rising
View With A Room
Who Owns the News?
10
Introducing the CC Science Advisory Board
9
China US Workshop on Data intensive Research, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai, China
CODATA 2012, Annual Conference of CODATA, Taipei, Taiwan
Data Citation Task Group meeting
Open Knowledge Festival, Helsinki, Finland
7
Changing Paths, Staying The Course
Remembering Lee Dirks
6
We Do Need More Programmers
5
Emulating Enumerated Data Types in PostgreSQL
3
Astronomy Data Chain
Band on the Run
Trinidad, CO
2
A Velt In Lied (A World In Song)
Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues Are
Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothin’ Left To Choose
Heatmaps In PostGIS (with PL/R)
Licensing Scientific Data Collections
Round About Midnight
Serving Data, Licenses, Citations, and Tracking Use
Voronoi Diagrams In PostGIS (with PL/R)
1
Click Once Measure Twice
Sotto By Night
Where In The World is Titty Ho?
0
Hanoz Shīsha-Garān
Stay Away From Lonely Places
2011
11
ईद और दिवाली
वक्त रवानी
आज़ादगान
Six issues with licenses
धूप
9
CODATA Task Group on Data-Citation, Copenhagen, Denmark
CODATA Task Group on Data-Citation, Taipei, Taiwan
Data Chain
Designing URIs
Licensing FAQ
Open Knowledge Festival (OKFestival), Helsinki, Finland
Photosynthetic Light Data Chain
Policy Coordinator for Science and Data, Creative Commons, Mountain View, CA
Seismology Data Chain
Senior Analyst, Geosciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Data Chain
The Paradigm, The Framework, and The Instantiation
Tree Allometry Data Chain
US-China Roundtable on Data-Intensive Science, Shanghai, China
4
humanesettlements
Law and the GeoWeb. Intellectual property issues with geographic data in the internet era, AAG 2011, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
Open Government. Open data, open source, open standards. Open Source GIS Conference, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Program Committee, Open Knowledge Conference OKCon 2011, Berlin, Germany
sue
2
Future of Scientific Knowledge Discovery in Open Networked Environments, National Academies, Washington DC
1
Copyright Treaties With The US
Member, Association of American Geographers
0
GEOSS Data Sharing Task Force, National Academies, Washington DC
WG on Research, Data and Knowledge Sharing, UN Foundation
2010
11
Policy Issues in Accessibility and Interoperability of Scientific Data
9
Access to and Reuse of Public Sector Information, CODATA2010, Cape Town, South Africa
8
Measuring Information Accessibility
Can we recognize free when we see it? Can we measure accessibility? Can we rate one source of information as being more or less accessible than another? more
PDL Functions
Role of Volunteered Geographic Information in Advancing Science, GIScience 2010, Zurich, Switzerland
6
PDL Users Worldwide
Vivek Wadhwa Tries Linkbaiting With The Help Of iPads
4
Interoperability As A Guiding Principle For Long-Term Archives
Archive '10 focused on the creation of archives of computer-based experiments – capturing and publishing entire experiments that are fully encapsulated, ready for immediate replay, and open to inspection. It brought together a few areas of the scientific community that represent fairly advanced infrastructure for archiving experiments and data (physicists and biomedical researchers) with two areas of the computer systems community for which significant progress is still needed (networks and compilers). The workshop also included experts in enabling technologies and publishing. more
1
eInfrastructure for Scientific Data
2009
9
Raw Data vs Interpreted Data
8
Policy Aware Geospatial Data
5
Coastal Flooding in African Cities
3
Licensing Geographic Data
2
Mashing Up Technology and Law
1
Sita Sings the Blues
2008
10
A Room Full of Dingos
8
Secretes of Nature
7
Atlas Gerardi Mercatoris
General Atlas of the World
Tygers, Panthers, Lions and Robbers
6
Ode to the Oxford Pubs
Parque de los Nevados
5
Flooding in Cartagena Bay
2
IAI Training Institute on Data
Licensing Scientific Data
1
Law and the Rise of the Firm
Location and the Web
Why File When You Can Full-Text Search
0
LOCWEB '08 – Proceedings of the first international workshop on Location and the web
2007
11
Old Gray Aunties No More
Science Commons Data Mark
Volunteered Geographic Information
10
IPR Wrong for Developing Countries
Mapping Ecosystem Services Citations
9
CC Science Archive
Common Use Licensing of Scientific Data
Intellectual Property Rights
Scientific Data License
Sensored City
Sharing v. Privacy
4
Strategies for Open and Permanent Access to Scientific Information in Latin America
1
CollaborativeCollectionOfCaseStudies.ss
Community Ontology
exploring ontology relevant in the context of a community. more
Community Ontology
Creative Destruction
Dashboard Data Model
A small presentation on data models that can be repurposed for many different end-uses. more
What Can SDI Learn From Open Source
I gave a presentation at the GSDI9 conference in [Santiago de Chile]. The disconnect between most of the folks who think SDI and open source was very apparent. I talked about the concept of a [Spatial Data Commons] based on the presentation on [Global Information Commons] by [Paul Uhlir]. The idea of a spatial data commons was received very well by the audience. more
What Would Schumpeter Think Of Open Source
2006
10
Pido Silencio
9
What Can GIS Learn From Open Source
7
As We May Think
Babel of Licenses
Does Trust Beget Trustworthiness
Emergence of Trust Networks Under Uncertainty
ESRI Projections to Proj4 Text
How Many Licenses Is Too Many
Ivan Illich
Karen Cook
So Let It Be Written So Let It Be Done
Social Networking Patent
Trust Building Via Risk Taking
6
Sort Array of Hashes
5
Arc 2 Earth
Creative Commons
Google Maps Mapping Platform
Open Document Format
Open Document Gains Ground
4
BINGOs
Digital Access Index
Help is Here
Open Source Open Wallet
Pitfalls of JFM
Ruggedized Intel PC
Sputnik Chortled
3
Developing Markets Anti Americanism
Digital Access Index India
Simple Economics of Open Source
2
Anthony Seeger
Boatema Boateng
Compiling Apps On Macs
E F Schumacher
Eliza on Emacs
Geographic Information Systems in Developing Countries
Heini Vihemki
I Have A Dream
Mapping For Change
Master of Science
Michael Curry
Open, But Not as Usual
Pamela Samuelson
Perl Ref is an Array
PhD Two Dot Oh
Politics of Participatory Forest Conservation
ReadLine
Situated Student Learning and Spatial Informational Analysis
Small Is Beautiful
Spatial Data and the End of Democracy
Square Pegs In Round Holes
Statement of Purpose
Topo Philia
Toward A New Politics Of Intellectual Property
Traditional Knowledge Digital Library
Viability of Ideas
Who Conserves the Worlds Forests
Who Got Left Out of the Property Grab Again
Yi Fu Tuan
1
AJs Links
2005
9
Basics of GIS
I gave the following "lecture" to a bunch of IIT students visiting University of Waterloo under a program organized by [Srinivasan Keshav](http://www.cs.uwaterloo.ca/~keshav/). more
Cellphones as Geographic Remote Sensors
Free and Open Source
Hardware Layer
Large Datasets
Not Everything is Equally Free
Streaming Databases
Why Ideas Propagate
8
Development Alternatives
Governance Model
Joint Forest Management
Kalpana Prakash
Lower Cost
One Datasource Many Views
Salmon With Ginger Salsa
Srinivasan Keshav
7
Computing Stack
Corn Pudding
Crab Cakes
Free Software
Freedom to Innovate
GeoAnalytics
Ginger Tomato Chutney
Government Of Trinidad And Tobago
Growing up of the Baby God
Herb Braised Chanterelles
Home Page
Indian Institute Of Management
Jerusalem Artichoke Pancakes
Land Information And Computer Graphics Facility
Lemon Pound Cake
Letting Education Get In The Way Of Learning
Oh What Should I Do With You
On de daily breadline
Open GIS for Developing Countries
Open Source
Restrictive Licensing
Roasted Maple Glazed Baby Carrots with Dried Grapes
Roasted Parsnips with Orange Zest
Rubbish for Nesara
Spicy Avocado Sauce
Spinach Wild Rice and Shrimp Salad
SQLite
Stir Fried String Beans Shanghai Style
Sunlight of My Mind
Teaching Young Kids
Thai Curry Penne
The World Bank
Tony Kushner – An Undoing World
Vegetable Medley
Vietnamese Shrimp Curry
Yummy Recipes
6
Appropriate Scale
Client Driven
Data Custodianship
Licensing Regime
Low Cost
Market Driven
Onerous Licensing Regime
Restrictive Software
5
Braised Celery Hearts
4
Papaya Jicama Salad
Tequila Steamed Grouper
Tofu And Bok Choy Stir Fry
3
Mixed Mushroom Sweet Potato Stuffing
1
London Cranes
2004
11
Caribbean Nights
Fanfare For The Silent Man - 1
Fanfare For The Silent Man - 2
Fanfare For The Silent Man - 3
Fanfare For The Silent Man - 4
Kill
So This is How it Happened
9
Gazpacho Andaluz
8
Black Bean Casserole
Curried Rice Beans And Vegetable Pilaf
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Red Lentil Soup
2000
5
Are you ready to do business online?
0
EIA of Three Soapstone Mines
1997
6
Using GIS for Pollution Control
4
Jacquards
NaN
NaN
Error
NaN
NaN
Error
1996
7
She
NaN
NaN
Error
1995
3
The Economic Supply of Biodiversity in West Kalimantan
1994
0
Grow Up
1991
3
Measuring Real Benefits of GIS LIS in Wisconsin
1970
0
1st International Workshop on Location and the Web, WWW 2008, Beijing, China
2nd International Workshop on Location and the Web, CHI 2009, Boston, MA.
Annual Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Conference, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
Archive '10, NSF Workshop on Scientific Archives, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
B. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology
COUNTER 2010 workshop on Mashing-up Culture
Data & Information Institute
Diffusion of GIS/LIS in Local Governments
Elected Charter Member, Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Evaluating GIS/LIS
Fellow, American Institute of Indian Studies, University of Chicago
GeoSpatial Rights Management Summit, Open Geospatial Consortium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Geographic Information Systems in India
GIS Specialist, The World Bank, Washington DC
High Level Group on eInfrastructures for Scientific Data, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
Independent Consultant, Madison, WI
Information Commons of Science, National Academies and Science Commons, Washington DC, USA.
Information Systems in Pollution Management/Control, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA.
Intellectual Property Rights, Wrong for Developing Countries?
International Young Scholar
Internet-Based Computing and Systems, The 6th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS '10).
Land Rationalization Study
Law that Drives Change
Life member, National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI)
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Member, Open Web Foundation (OWF)
Member, Working Group on Science, Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN)
Modernizing Historical Records
OneSpace 2009, the 2nd International Workshop on Blending Physical and Digital Spaces on the Internet, Berlin, Germany.
OneSpace 2010, the 3rd International Workshop on Blending Physical and Digital Spaces on the Internet, Berlin, Germany.
Open GeoSpatial Data - Difficult But Necessary
Open Source Software Development and Solutions Track
Open Source Software Development and Solutions Track, The 5th International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-Based Systems (SITIS '09).
Panelist, Future of Web for Collaborative Science, WWW2010, Raleigh, NC.
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Poster Committee, WWW 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Public Policy - Mashing up Technology and Law
Public Policy - bringing technology and law together for open access
Public Policy and the Geospatial Information Commons
Research Scientist, Development Alternatives, New Delhi
Researcher, Forest Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Saving the Past for the Future
Science Commons Fellow on Geospatial Information.
Science and Technology Policy Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC
SDSS/GIS for Service Planning, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India.
Senior Analyst/Programmer, GeoAnalytics, Madison, WI
Specialist Meeting on Ontology for the National Map, USGS and UCGIS, Washington DC, USA.
Specialist Meeting on Volunteered Geographic Information, NCGIA and LANL, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.
Strategies for Disseminating Large Spatial Databases
Summer Doctoral Program on Web Science, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University, UK.
The National Academies Science and Technology Policy Forum, Washington DC, USA.
The National Academies Science and Technology Policy Forum, Washington DC, USA.
Think-tank on Future Data by Ordnance Survey, University of Nottingham, UK.
Vespucci Workshop on INSPIRE EU Spatial Data Directive and SDIs, Fiesole, Italy.
Visiting Researcher, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
When Tools Become the Barrier
Workshop on Indigenous Peoples Profiles, The World Bank, Washington DC., USA.