OpenStreetMap US

This talk investigates the challenges of establishing pathways for academic contributors to edit Wikipedia. While there is powerful alignment in the educational missions of the Wikimedia Foundation with those of the academic humanities, tensions still exist between the Wikipedia and scholarly community, fostering distrust and burnout from scholars. This talk will investigate the contextual background of these tensions as understood by the CCCC Wikipedia Initiative and provide useful pathways for fostering understanding between Wikipedia and scholarly values.

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Parks, Spawns, Nests & Pikachu: OpenStreetMap & Pokémon GO players

Nov 11, 2022 · Christopher Greene-Szmadzinski

In October 2022, Niantic publicly announced using OpenStreetMap to update its popular mobile game, Pokémon GO! The use of OSM data for PoGO has long been known by players and OSM contributors...