OpenStreetMap US

We’ve all been there: fixing one little thing leads to a rabbit hole of research. Learn to escape the hole and Keep Mapping Fun by contributing in tandem to OpenStreetMap, OpenHistoricalMap, Wikidata, and more.

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Minh Nguyễn

Minh is a mapper, Wikipedian, and incurable roadgeek. He lives in San José, California.

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OpenStreetMap for Roman roads? Middle Kingdom cities? 1890s railways? OpenHistoricalMap is aiming to create the most comprehensive, most out-of-date map of everything that’s existed from Then through Now.

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Assisted Road Surface Tagging with Machine Learning

Jan 19, 2024 · Jon Dalrymple

I have developed a machine learning architecture that suggests missing road surface tags from overhead imagery. The goal of this project is to assist routing engines where surface data is unknown.