OpenStreetMap US

OpenStreetMap started 18 years ago with a blank canvas and the ambition to become the best map of the world. All we could do in the beginning was create: draw all the roads, houses, businesses, lakes and forests. Now, 18 years in, OSM looks “done” in a lot of places. Our responsibility now shifts from creating to maintaining—but not everywhere at once, or at the same pace. Jennings and Martijn uncover the fascinating and perhaps unexpected dynamics of a map in its teenage years by first looking at global trends and then diving deeper into the vast community maintaining the map in North America.

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Linking Wikimedia and OpenStreetMap

Nov 11, 2022 · Richard Welty

This session will cover the mechanisms that exist for specifying cross connections between various Wikimedia projects (Commons, Wikidata, Wikipedia) and OpenStreetMap and OpenHistoricalMap. There are connectivity mechanisms in existence that can significantly...