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TIL about @MapBeks@twitter , a group in the Philiphines working to better + stuff in ! 👍🏳️‍🌈😃😃

“Facebook: Hands Off Our Map”
In which long time contrib & outgoing board member Frederik Ramm has some harsh things to say about & their activity....

There's a great & active community in Albania, full of real hackers. Let's help them out!

RT An earthquake of 6.4M at a depth of 10 km hit on 26 November 2019 at 02:54.
An urgent task is opened at HOT Tasking Manager. Join if you want to contribute mapping the area effected.

Unfortunately I won't be at , but I will organise a friend to bring a while pile of stickers! 🙂

All / members are still able to ask board candidates any questions they want. 🙂 If you have any questions for me as a candidate, please feel free to ask.

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is an inherently political project. We're trying to change the way the world collects, and shares map data.

“iD editor: It is time for us to end this abusive relationship”
Well this is certainly an inflamatory post about the current state of iD & .
Although I think this phrasing is too extreme, I do broadly agree that the community should think about whether we should always have the current released version of iD on

State of the Map South East Europe () is over. And once again I am energized by the community. The Kosovan & Albanian people I meet via always seem so nice and are doing cool stuff with FLOSS

I'm heading to Kosovo for (State of the Map, South East Europe), a regional event. 🙂

If you want some stickers, please feel free to get in touch. Over the next little while I'll get a more proper system in place.

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I want to be better with promotional material, and I've been on a sticker vibe lately. So today I sent a packet of stickers to Bangladesh, and later fly to Kosovo and hand deliver some more.

At this weekend hack weekend in @geofabrik
I worked on a new idea for “delayed” OSM replication, where changes aren't sent on immediately. This could allow proper community based anti-vandalism.

One of 's goals is (basically) to make a global database and taxonomy of everything/objective geographic facts, and it's amazing how different the same thing can be between similar cultures.

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New project: Mapping & Tagging pubs! I'm using `theme=irish` tag (as per discussion on tagging@ & talk-ie@ lists). Now to search the database to find them and tag them.

I'm tempted to go to State of the Map South East Europe in Kosovo in a few weeks... 🤔

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