"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

We gotta get the planet file shared on to share bandwidth resources

I've made a Gup.pe group for . Follow @OpenStreetMap and you'll get any toots that people send that way.

I've made a quick tool to convert an history file into a CSV file of tag changes. Find out who's mapping what.

git.sr.ht/~ebel/osm-tag-csv-hi (also github.com/rory/osm-tag-csv-hi )
cc: @OpenStreetMap

If you don't like what Facebook is doing, consider joing the the Foundation, to help set _some_ policy direction (though OSM is happily quite anarchistic).

I beat the FB candidate for the board by 1 vote a few weeks ago, so every little helps!


has released more of their computer vision road detection results for nearly all countries for """"import"""" into

And the data is bad.


"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea" - Antoine de Saint-Exupery, aerial surveyor and quality philosopher


I love this philosophy! 🙂

The ESRI World Imagery (Clarity) is very nice for tracing things into

Welcome to Mapsotodon, long time contributor @woodpeck!

Current project involves a lot of building mapping. I'm using JOSM of course. I have noticed a few "paperclips"/annoyances and I'll have to send some patches to improve the tools/plugins around this.

I really would like to get better at designing & making my own maps (from data obviously!) I know how to set up PostGIS & configure Mapnik, but maybe I should try to get better at QGis?

I have been elected to the Board of the Foundation! ☺☺☺

I've started the video. I'll be here for ~1½hr. Right now you can watch me trace buildings in Ireland into . or have a chat.

The Philippines' 1st ("ata") LGBTQI+ Mapping Party by MAP BEKS

I still this is awesome.

I'm a candidate for the Foundation board. I'll do a video chat/conference if you wanna ask me anything. Details here:

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