Tag Archives: OSM

OSM Plus 2014 Takes Place Following State of the Map DC

TweetA reminder of this event comes my way via Peter Batty, through Steve coast – enter OSM Plus 2014. An event for OpenStreetMap enthusiasts and businesses looking to leverage OSM and OSM-based solutions for their business. Details about the event, … Continue reading

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State of the Map US @sotmus 2014, April 12-13, Washington DC

TweetThis comes via the official SOTM website regarding SOTM 2014… We’re happy to announce that the 2014 State of the Map US conference will take place in Washington DC at the Convention Center April 12 and 13. Plan to join … Continue reading

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So, What’s in a name? Places Getting Attention

TweetAnother interesting article recently hit TechCrunch, the topic of discussion an “Open” database of Placenames – in all honestly, I have to really wonder how “Open” something like this really could be should a Twitter, foursquare, or SimpleGeo be driving … Continue reading

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Forget OSM, how About ClosedStreetMap

TweetThis breaking news today out of the Where2.0 event in San Jose as several leaders combine on an interesting mapping effort. From the “PR”… After many months of negotiation the OpenStreetMap Foundation, Waze Inc. and Google Inc. have agreed a … Continue reading

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OpenAddresses.org BETA for localized postal addresses

TweetA new resource is now online and rolling out at openaddresses.org – simply put, the resource boasts “OpenAddresses is a web portal for the management of Open Source worldwide localized postal addresses.” So far the web service has a pretty … Continue reading

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Browsing Flickr images in Open Street Map

TweetI have to admit, I’m getting really interested in Open Street Map (OSM) these days, mainly because it seems like the industry is sitting up and taking notice also! Something that got my interest the other day was details of … Continue reading

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