Are you interested to join the Microgrants Committee..? Read more at https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2020/02/17/call-for-microgrants-committee/ and apply by March 8th, 2020.
Applications for @sotm 2020 scholarships are now open! This year we are offering new travel grants to reimburse a portion of travel costs, in addition to our previous program that fully covers all costs with a full scholarship: https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2020/01/18/sotm2020-applications-for-scholarships-open/ Deadline: 15 February 2020.
Community members, what are your thoughts on OSM's strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities and threats that OSM faces? Please share them on the wiki page created by @allan_mustard: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_SWOT (you need an OSM wiki account). Read more: https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2020/01/16/osm-swot-2020-share-your-thoughts/
Can you help us review the State of the Map 2020 scholarship applications? Read more at https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2020/01/03/call-for-help-reviewing-sotm-2020-scholarship-applications/ The deadline for expressing interest to be in the review and selection team is the 7th of January, 2020 @sotm
OpenStreetMap data being used to calculating routing distances to sanitation facilities in Lusaka, Zambia. A project presented at a @gatherhub_ "data dive" event: http://gatherhub.org/datadive/
Last year Bence Mélykúti had some fun with OpenStreetMap data for Germany and Hungary, blogging about Santa's Christmas delivery route! https://melykuti.me/2018/08/20/santas-christmas-delivery-route-revealed/ What OSM data experiments will this Christmas bring?
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
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!)
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).
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
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
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