“Facebook: Hands Off Our Map”
In which long time #OpenStreetMap contrib & outgoing #OSMF board member Frederik Ramm has some harsh things to say about #Facebook & their #OSM activity....
There's a great & active #OpenStreetMap community in Albania, full of real hackers. Let's help them out!
RT @OSM_AL@twitter.com: An earthquake of 6.4M at a depth of 10 km hit #Albania 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.
Details of the #OSMF board election are here: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Foundation/AGM19/Election_to_Board
Here's the current official Qs to candidates: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Foundation/AGM19/Election_to_Board#Official_set_of_questions
Happy Mapping day, fellow #OpenStreetMap people
#OpenStreetMap 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 & #OpenStreetMap.
Although I think this phrasing is too extreme, I do broadly agree that the #OSM community should think about whether we should always have the current released version of iD on osm.org.
I have put myself forward as a candidate for the #OpenStreetMap Foundation board.
I want #OpenStreetMap 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 #OpenStreetMap 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.
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