Lalitesh Katragadda:
Lalitesh Katragadda: Kaarten tekenen om rampen te bestrijden en de economie te stimuleren

TEDIndia 2009 · 2:54 · Filmed Nov 2009
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In 2005 was slechts 15 procent van de wereld in kaart gebracht. Dit vertraagt de hulpverlening na een ramp en verbergt het economisch potentieel van onontgonnen land en onbekende wegen. In deze korte presentatie toont Lalitesh Katragadda van Google 'Map Maker', een programma om samen kaarten te tekenen, die mensen over de hele wereld gebruiken om hun eigen deel van de wereld in kaart te brengen.

Lalitesh Katragadda builds tools that help groups of people compile information to build something greater than the sum of its parts. His latest fascination: collaborative maps. Full bio
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