Bing imagery got updated, but it's worse now 😭

I was able to do this because they kept the some Food Standards Agency data up to date. A lot of the time the data is either old or really old, so I really appreciate it. :)

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Phew, just finished a fairly big clean up of Morrisons Daily stores in the UK. Ended up taking days

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Was looking for a private API, but found a public standard! And it's Open Data! Yay

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A multi billion dollar company emails OSS devs they never paid a cent to demanding a response for free within 24 hours with lots of info 😂

I've decided to stop being scared of databases

Just written a quick MapWithAI server, it's actually a really good way to get data into JOSM.

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In honour of Aaron Swartz Day, here's a link to the award-winning documentary about him, which you can legally watch right here on the Fediverse thanks to its creative commons licence:

...and here's a tip about one of the technologies which Swartz played a major role in developing...

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I've never felt optimistic for the future before.

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The GB national mapping organisation (Ordinance Survey) is now using (some) OSM data.

And the tool to make TransXChange files?

Spreadsheet macros

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So the UK gov mandates bus data to be release by operators in a custom format (TransXChange). The docs recommend getting the bus stop ref from OpenStreetMap...

We only have some refs from an outdated import, but it wasn't even a universal import only some regions did it.

Quite proud of some of the work I've done in Gunville lately. Including one of the new residential areas, where I've managed to add some address address nodes where some buildings haven't finished being built, or even started in a couple of cases.

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