Articles tagged with openstreetmap


Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief

Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief
When disaster struck Nepal, open source software and open data helped save lives.Read more

2015 was a good year for creating the world's 'missing maps' with OpenStreetMap

World Map
The Missing Maps project, which launched in 2014, aims to literally and figuratively put more than 20-million at-risk people on the map using...Read more

An open source mapping primer

Gordon Haff offers an overview of tools you can use to visualize open data sets and map the world around you.Read more

Open hardware edition! Plus OpenStreetMap and more

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This week, I talk about open hardware components and answer some important questions, plus OpenStreetMap in Nepal, and more. Subscribe to our YouTube...Read more

OpenStreetMap responds in Nepal

Nepal is the most recent example of a large-scale activation for Humanitarian OpenStreetMap.Read more

5 Humanitarian FOSS projects to watch

Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
A few months ago, we profiled open source projects working to make the world a better place. In this new installment, we present some more...Read more

OpenStreetMap: Help us #MapLesotho

A mapping event with OpenStreetMap (OSM) that will kick off on January 16, 2015 called #MapLesotho Mapathon. Last year, we had 5 out of 50,000...Read more

OpenStreetMap's 10th birthday, open source medical devices, and more

Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 9 - 15, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at...Read more