A journalist emailed me months ago asking if they could ask me some questions about corporate influence in OSM. I said sure, had a nice chat with them. bloomberg.com/news/articles/20 is the resulting article that came out today. I think it is a factual and balanced article overall and I struggle to understand why people throw disparaging remarks at me on Twitter. I'm quoted saying that corporate mappers don't map for the same reasons as the rest of us - that's obvious right? They get paid, we don't?

Let data@osmfoundation.org know about the details, and they might conveniently wipe the AI import ;)

Auf eins ist Verlaß: Die Karlsruher Großbaustellen sind von Corona offenbar nicht betroffen, da geht die Arbeit weiter wie wir es seit 10 Jahren gewohnt sind.

my #1 thing that i always have to look up and never remember: how to add a list of numbers on the command line: paste -sd+ - |bc

Ryanair didn't think so. Cancelled my fliight *shakes fist*

Nice breeze outside. Just the right day for my planned flight to Stansted Airport!

osm.gryph.de/2019/12/the-diver in which I explain how paying people to contribute to OSM deprives them of the real OSM and gives them a low-grade fake instead.

Co-branding madness: bought some ladies perfume today and was given a free sample of: "Victorinox Swiss Army STEEL, an endless aquatic splash of fresh water accords, clashed by a powerful cedarwood signature."... I'd have expected a thorough note of sweat with hints of engine oil.

RT twitter.com/VincentPrivat
En 2019 les gens sont tellement cons qu'ils s'offusquent de voir des étoiles défiler avec le petit easter egg de JOSM à Noël. Alors que les gens de 2018 aimaient bien. Mais où va-t-on sérieusement ? josm.openstreetmap.de/ticket/1 (translation: JOSM users are complaining about falling stars...)

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