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Integration with geotagx.org
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Work with Wikipedians such as those involved with WikiProject_Geographical_coordinates to see how we can integrate Wikimedia projects with http://geotagx.org.
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idea creator
Alixos
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John Vandenberg
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created on13:41, 3 September 2014 (UTC)


Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

GeoTag-X aims to generate or structure geotagged media for humanitarian disaster responses. We want to enhance not duplicate content that is already tagged, so working with organisations like Wikimedia that already geotag media makes sense.

What is your solution?[edit]

Get everyone working in this space together to figure out plans for integration, for starters. See a proposal here: http://2014.mozillafestival.org/proposals/#data called 'open data in mapping for humanitarian disaster responses' for first steps.

A useful place to start within Wikimedia Commons could be crowdsourced geotagging of https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Location_possible images to increase confidence in their location.

Goals[edit]

geotagx.org compatible with Wikidata / Wikimedia Commons.

Get Involved[edit]

Participants[edit]

  • Alixos (talk) 16:44, 3 September 2014 (UTC)
  • Developer I'd like to assist as developer as required (PHP/Python/JS/etc) and can help with collaboration with volunteers and similar organisations in Oz and Indonesia at least. John Vandenberg (talk) 02:55, 4 September 2014 (UTC)
  • I can help with contacts and getting attention in the emergency management, development and sustainability fields. --Chriswaterguy (talk) 05:24, 6 September 2014 (UTC)

Endorsements[edit]