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State of the Map 2013 – World Open Street Map Conference Day 2

Fascinating day. Main points: – any crowd-sourced project sucha s OSM reflects the “crowd”. that is, when mapping people map what interests them and what they feel an association with. The ratio of men to women on OSM, in fact on any open project, is very much biased towards men and so it follows that … Continue reading State of the Map 2013 – World Open Street Map Conference Day 2

State of the Map 2013 – World Open Street Map Conference Day 1

Once a year the Open Street Map community hold a conference where interest parties gather together to discuss the Open Street Map and all associated aspects of it. This year the conference is in the Aston University Business School on the Aston Uni campus and I thought it would be an interesting weekend so I … Continue reading State of the Map 2013 – World Open Street Map Conference Day 1