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Geomob is a series of regular events in European cities for location based service creators and enthusiasts.
We meet every few months, and provide a relaxed forum to learn about and discuss geoinnovation in any and all forms.
 
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Geomob Podcast - 54. Mark Iliffe: Opening access to geospatial information

Steven chats with old friend Mark Iliffe, who works for the United Nations, specifically at UN-GGIM (Global Geospatial Information Management). Mark recounts some interesting memories from his geo career: discusses counting flamingos with image recognition software, humanitarian crowd-sourcing, helping organize FOSS4G Dar es Salaam, and much more, before finally landing at the United Nations, where he "herds geospatial cats".
Mark closes by briefly discussing his own struggles with depression and encouraging everyone to reach out to others, especially now in times of lockdown. He asked that we add a link to the Samaritans a charity working to help people overcome depression.
The Geomob podcast is hosted by Ed Freyfogle, co-founder of OpenCage, and Steven Feldman, of KnowWhere Consulting. We discuss themes from the geo industry, interview Geomob speakers, and provide regular updates about our own projects. We publish a new episode every week.

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