Welcome to the 3rd episode of Minds Behind Maps!
As I mention in the episode intro, Denise was one of the first people I wanted to talk to when starting this podcast. I hope you enjoy this conversation!
Denise's social media's:
Links towards topics of discussion:
- Locus Charter: https://ethicalgeo.org/locus-charter/
- Benchmark Initiative: https://benchmarkinitiative.com/
- Strava reveals location of US military bases: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/28/fitness-tracking-app-gives-away-location-of-secret-us-army-bases
- Elaine Ball's Get Kids Into Survey: https://www.getkidsintosurvey.com/
- Andrew Zolli, from Planet: https://twitter.com/andrew_zolli
- Book recommendation: Bill Gates': 'How to Avoid a Climate Disaster'
And some time stamps:
3:00 : Episode Starts, Denise presenting herself
5:20 : Why is location data ethics important?
7:35 : Public involvement & outreach
9:05 : The Locus Charter
13:35 : How would applications & companies share their experiences
19:05 : Response to the Locus Charter
21:40 : Covid increasing the public's' interest in location data
29:50 : How do we decide what is ethical?
35:00 : Laws / Policies
39:05 : Denise's early career path
45:05 : The term "geospatial"
49:15 : Education in geospatial (& geography)
55:25 : Data Trusts
61:15 : Difference between Locus Charter & Data Trust
1:02:55 : The data take of open source
1:08:15 : The Non-for-Profit scene
1:14:45 : Book recommendations!
For those who do check these show notes, and if you feel like it, you can reach out to me ;)
Most importantly though, thanks for listening :)