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Ed Parsons, Google, UK

    

"The coming age of ambient information"

 


Short bio:

 

Ed Parsons is the Geospatial Technologist of Google, with responsibility for evangelising Google’s mission to organise the world’s information using geography, and tools including Google Earth, Google Maps and Google Maps for Mobile. In his role he also maintains links with Universities, Research and Standards Organisations which are involved in the development of Geospatial Technology.

Ed is based in Google’s London office, and anywhere else he can plug in his laptop.

Ed was the first Chief Technology Officer in the 200-year-old history of Ordnance Survey, and was instrumental in moving the focus of the organisation from mapping to Geographical Information.

Ed came to the Ordnance Survey from Autodesk, where he was EMEA Applications Manager for the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Division.

He earned a Masters degree in Applied Remote Sensing from Cranfield Institute of Technology and holds a Honorary Doctorate in Science from Kingston University, London.

Ed is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and is the author of numerous articles, professional papers and presentations to International Conferences and he developed one of first weblogs in the Geospatial Industry at  www.edparsons.com.

Ed is married with two children and lives in South West London.

If you wish to get in touch, please use my google+ or linkedin profile
 
 

Talk:

 

With the growing adoption of  Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) applications and services will be able to communicate with devices attached to virtually all human-made objects, and these devices will be able to communicate with each other. The Internet of Things could become an information infrastructure a number of orders of magnitude larger than the internet today, and one which although similar may offer opportunities for radically new consumer applications. What are some of the opportunities and challenges presented by ambient information.

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"Exerted Enterprise Computing: from Protocol-oriented Networking to Exertion-oriented Networking"

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