“Conspiracy theory: whatfreewords is what3words effectively releasing their code under a "developer licence" to increase adoption“
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Looks like someone secretly released the code to what3words
I'm looking forward to going to #sotm19 in Heidelberg in a week! 🙂
Are you attending #SOTM #Heidelberg and #HOTOSM summit? Join us to meet other women* on September 20th when #GeochicastakeHeidelberg
Clarification: FB haven't generated buildings with their software, the demo was using Microsoft's generated building dataset.
I'm a little worried about Facebook's plans to use their computer vision algorithms for buildings into #OpenStreetMap. I just don't trust them. They had to be dragged kicking and screaming to actually interact with the #OSM community, and if we're not careful, they'll stomp all over our map.
In #sotmUS right now, #Facebook is demo-ing building detections:
State of the Map is sold out!
Checking with building limits we were able to release an extra 50 tickets, unfortunately these have been snapped up in a matter of hours. If you didn't get one, be ready to watch the live video streams online.
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