RT @mapillary
Today, we are announcing the extension of machine-generated detections to scene classes such as gas stations, toll stations, and parking lots. The scene classes will help cities and community groups speed up their mapping efforts.

Read more below!

blog.mapillary.com/update/2020

Do you know where "Alice" is?

@weeklyOSM reports all "online" events as happening in "Alice". 😁

Remember that ' , open data/mapping conference is happening this November, and calls for presentations are open: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

Here's an interesting use of map from : mapping
the sounds of the forests.

How does it sound in your part of the world?

Lots of submissions from Europe, but everywhere else is sparse. I wonder if any of you folks from the corner of the world are keen to share something.

timberfestival.org.uk/soundsof

RT @pistangmapa
@MapAmorePH is PnM20's BRONZE SPONSOR.

@MapAmorePH is an initiative to mentor community members in Free and Open-source tech, and teach volunteers, communities, and LGUs in the use of free geospatial data and maps.

Visit, en.osm.town/@MapAmore/

RT @pistangmapa
BNHR is PnM20's SILVER SPONSOR.

Part advocacy, part enterprise. BNHR helps people create solutions to their spatial and data problems using free and open technologies.

To know more, visit: bnhr.xyz

RT @pistangmapa
BNHR is PnM20's SILVER SPONSOR.

Part advocacy, part enterprise. BNHR helps people create solutions to their spatial and data problems using free and open technologies.

To know more, visit: bnhr.xyz

Globally, @kaartgroup contributes a lot to @openstreetmap and it's awesome how they support community efforts in the , like our / map-py conference, @pistangmapa , just like they did last year. 🎉
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RT @pistangmapa
@kaartgroup is our PLATINUM SPONSOR.

@kaartgroup has developed the expertise, experience, documentation, and human capital to provide the most detailed and current geographic road data throughout the …
twitter.com/PistaNgMapa/status

The author's center node plugin is also interesting, for finding the (average) topological center of a selection

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Somebody in an channel was asking how to digitize building built-up areas, and this lovely plugin was suggested: github.com/ubipo/shrinkwrap , for creating hulls

Especially useful for land use mapping, but it would be interesting to know other use cases.

An @openstreetmap map of a neighborhood in , serves as a backdrop in this undated government briefing by the @MMDA

Found via
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RT @inquirerdotnet
Government authorities involved in the implementation of traffic rules have met to discuss the “need to enforce” traffic laws in a bid to reduce road accidents in Metro Manila. | @khallareINQ newsinfo.inquirer.net/1332966/
twitter.com/inquirerdotnet/sta

RT @mapmakerdavid
: We recently shared a video by Amazon Web Services that highlighted the work done by the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) in the Philippines. However, many members of the community in the Philippines saw that there are missing & problematic narratives.

RT @pistangmapa
We Filipinos are so geographic.
Traveling and knowing places is in our nature. We even use our lips as a compass!

So mapmakers of the Philippines, please join our contest on making maps for all!

For more details, click here:
tinyurl.com/y2ahq7jv

August stats in the . Total country edits are 13% lower than July, with slightly more number of unique mappers adding . Thanks!

Also, the tasks are now below 19k, with new contributors joining the leader board 🎉

Glad to see more lighthouses in the , with a little nudge from mapping project.

Map some lighthouses in the on via this @maproulette challenge: maproulette.org/browse/challen
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RT @simongerman600
This maps shows every lighthouse in the world found in OpenStreetMap and WikiData. Source: buff.ly/2pIDzGn t.co/XYKg4UEGHj
twitter.com/simongerman600/sta

Are you interested in presenting for the 2020 November conference?

The call for presenters, including lighting talks, and workshop session facilitators are open until 30th September, and is open to all - enthusiasts, students, academics, and professionals
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RT @pistangmapa
Pista ng Mapa 2020 invites everyone to participate in our conference as a presenter or a session facilitator on the topics of , mapping,
twitter.com/PistaNgMapa/status

The Philippine open data, free software & mapping conference organized by local , communities, and other map-py folks are pushing through with an online conference this November. 🎉
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RT @pistangmapa
Tuloy ang Pista!

Visit pistangmapa.github.io/2020/ to know more.
twitter.com/PistaNgMapa/status

RT @wheelmap
Wir diskutieren gerade, wie wir die Kriterien zur Bewertung von rollstuhlgerechten WCs auf Wheelmap.org optimieren können. Unsere Frage an alle Rollstuhlfahrer*innen: Was braucht ihr unbedingt als Grundvoraussetzung, auf was könnt ihr in dringenden Fällen verzichten?

RT @mapillary
Mapillary map features are now available globally for in both iD Editor and JOSM.

@cbed32 writes about how you can access them. Let us know how they fit into your mapping workflow and what map features you would like to see next.

blog.mapillary.com/update/2020

A typo on led to this "tower" in Melbourne, and this amazing video of attempts to land on it via Microsoft's Flight Sim game. Enjoy!

Yes, they used to generate those maps in the game. 🎉

youtu.be/GhrGEdO88kE

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