is a project of _humans_. That's it's advantage, it's Unique Selling Point. If the community listens to the siren song of big tech, and thinks that computer vision generated data is the future, then any big tech company will always beat us.

is helping OSM *now*, but they can change in a heartbeat, and set up a compeditor map system, and they will always have more computer vision resources than us. If we play the “AI”/computer vision game, WE WILL LOSE.

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Ung, Facebook, unsurprisingly, state their goal with RapiD, their editing software, is to turn it into even more of a tool to import government & AI generated data.
No! You're missing the point.

Unsurprisingly the Hack Weekend in Toulouse, France on 4→5 April has been cancelled because of /#covid19.
I was looking forward to going, but cancelling it is the right move.

I have finally offers to help (the main web editor) support a nice & better tagging scheme for /#unisex toilets. It's an important topic, and tagging preset support can really boost the mapping of that thing.

A week in bed with Corona will really challenge my "make one edit per day" streak

The licence requires that you give attribution if you use our map data. Sometimes people forget.

So I ordered some stickers that you can use to fix any maps you see. 🙂

(Currently I only have English versions, I'll make more. If you want some, see
Or email )

Got another batch of Attribution Fixer (󠀁󠁥󠁮EN󠀁󠁿) stickers. They look good, so I'll order some other languages (󠀁󠁦󠁲FR󠀁󠁿?) later.

The validation/QA tool was created for the mapper, for the project, for the data.

Not the data for the QA tool.

OK, I'm going to the Toulouse Hack Weekend in 4→5 April! 🙂

I missed the Karlsruhe Hack Weekend (I was ), so I feel like I missed out on a hack weekend

Oh there's going to be an hack weekend in Toulouse.
🤔 I'm tempted. I love Hack Weekends

I've removed the antifa logo from the wiki. Let's move on

Looks like my logo mashup is causing some people to complain!

Time to write emails explaining (my opinion on) philosophy

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And here's all the Ice Cream places in
The Germans really do like their Eiscafes!

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This weekend's from data. In Ireland & Britain, are you nearer to a Catholic (green) or Protestant (orange) Church?

"I'm Tired of Getting Lost!" or How Open-Source Cartography Improved our Lives in Turkmenistan.

I have set up @openstreetmap and @sotm as bots which mirror the respective twitter accounts. Should I set up a few more for other accounts or channels? @OpenStreetMap

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