Over the past quarter we have, for the first time, sustained an editing rate of over 100,000,000 edits per month! Stats are newly updated at: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Stats#Edits_per_month
If you want to become a member of the OpenStreetMap Foundation and cannot pay the membership fee, it is now easier to join as the fee can be waived. Read about our Fee Waiver program and how to apply: https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/10/24/making-it-easier-to-join-osmf/
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OpenStreetMap developers are gathering for the "Karlsruhe Hack Weekend" again this coming weekend: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Karlsruhe_Hack_Weekend_October_2019 Hosted at @Geofabrik offices (or last year there were too many hackers and they needed this overspill room in the university nearby!)
Great work by @hotosm volunteers responding to hurricane Dorian (and also a good @NPR article introducing OpenStreetMap) https://twitter.com/NPR/status/1179835518856712192
Some photos from last month's OpenStreetMap 15th birthday celebrations. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OpenStreetMap_15th_Anniversary_Birthday_party#Event_Photos
Will you attend @sotm? You can become an OpenStreetMap Foundation member or renew your membership on-site. Interested? Read more about membership https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Membership and our fee waiver program https://join.osmfoundation.org/fee-waiver-program/ and visit the OSMF table (close to the welcome desk).
The United States conference StateOfTheMap U.S. is kicking off now. Follow @sotmus https://2019.stateofthemap.us https://twitter.com/jonahadkins/status/1169977710984212480
We need your vote at the OpenStreetMap Awards! This is your chance to show your appreciation to many people who have spent their time moving the project forward: https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/09/03/we-need-your-vote-at-the-openstreetmap-awards/
Survey on the global and local communities in OSM! Let's get together online or irl and discuss. Group answers can be provided https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/08/08/survey-on-global-and-local-communities/
Translations by community members in: de, es, fa, fr, hu, it, lt, pt-BR, zh-Hans, zh-Hant-HK
End of survey period: 2019-08-21
The #Trunk is several lists of people who post about a topic here on the fediverse. It's a good way for new people to get started by finding people who share their interest.
And now there's a list for OpenStreetMap folk! 🙂 If you toot a lot about #OSM and would like to help new people, request to be added to the list. Or use it to find other OSMers to follow.
Celebrate our 15th birthday with us on the 10th of August! So far we've got parties planned in Japan, Belarus, Germany and the US. Why not plan something in your part of the world? Join us! https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/07/30/15th-osm-anniversary/ #OpenStreetMap15
Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day and we would like to thank our sysadmins for the awesome work that they are doing!
Would you like to translate posts on https://blog.openstreetmap.org/ or see surveys from the OpenStreetMap Foundation in your language? This is a call to people who have helped with translations in the past or want to help now :) https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/07/13/call-for-help-with-translations/
State of the Map @sotm news! The program is out, we have a call for posters & the Early bird phase for tickets was extended until July 21st https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/07/06/sotm2019-program-and-call-for-posters/ Not being able to come? You can still submit a poster & most talks will be available online after the conference :)
Here's what "State of the Map Latam 2018" looked like in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Latin American regional conference is planned for Paraguay in November this year https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/ES:State_of_the_Map_Latam_2019 . Before that there's SOTM Argentina on 27th July in Santa Fe: https://sotm.osmargentina.org
Has your OSM community considered hosting State of the Map 2020? How about upgrading your regional SotM conference to the global one @sotm? Find out why you should do so :) https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/06/25/host-sotm/ The call for venues deadline is 30th August 2019.
Will you be the one to help..? Or maybe someone you know..? Please get in touch with @OSM_tech or spread the message - thanks! https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2019/06/21/help-the-owg/
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