Author Archives: Alan

It’s about time OpenStreetMap showed native lands on the map

[crossposted to medium.com/@mappingmashups] I’ve been using OpenStreetMap (OSM) for over 12 years now, and to this day I’m still impressed and amazed by how far this project has come. The audacity of OpenStreetMap’s core ideals–that volunteers can create and maintain a detailed map of the world, and that this collaborative map would be more democratic […]

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OpenStreetMap past(s), OpenStreetMap future(s)

[Crossposted from hi.stamen.com. Slides at http://sta.mn/dnp] I gave a talk at AAG last week, as part of a session about OpenStreetMap data analysis. I followed three presentations by some of my favorite OSM researchers, Sterling Quinn (@SterlingGIS), Indy Hurt (@IndyMapper), and Jennings Anderson (@JenningsatCU), all of them using OSM history data to see what it tells us […]

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#geowebchat transcript, 5 January 2016: Predictions for 2016

@mappingmashups Jan 05, 9:45am Today on #geowebchat: share your #geospatial predictions for #2016! Join us at 12pm PST, Tuesday January 5th. Please RT! #gistribe @mappingmashups Jan 05, 12:02pm Hello everyone joining today’s #geowebchat. Today we’re going to be making predictions for #2016. Feel free to join the chat! @geoparadigm Jan 05, 12:02pm Is this thing […]

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#geowebchat transcript, 15 December 2015: #topgeostoryof2015

@mappingmashups Dec 15, 2015, 12:40pm Okay everybody, now we’re going to count down the #topgeostoryof2015! This is all a very scientific tally of _your_ votes! #geowebchat @mappingmashups Dec 15, 2015, 12:41pm 10. #topgeostoryof2015 is the popularity of @what3words! (and #what3emoji) #geowebchat @mappingmashups Dec 15, 2015, 12:42pm 9th place for #topgeostoryof2015 is the drawn-out sale of […]

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Next #geowebchat: #topgeostoryof2015

It’s time for our annual round-up of the top stories on the geoweb and in the greater world of geospatial and cartography. On Tuesday December 15th at noon PST we’ll be counting down your votes for the biggest news in geo this year. Please send me your votes either as comments on this blog post, […]

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