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Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief
When disaster struck Nepal, open source software and open data helped save lives.
2 comments Posted 8 Jun 2016 by Nirab Pudasaini Feed
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 OpenStreetMap (OSM) as a platform. We need to fill in "missing maps" before the next disaster strikes, ensuring the maps have detail sufficient for emergency... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Dec 2015 by Drishtie Patel Feed
Gordon Haff offers an overview of tools you can use to visualize open data sets and map the world around you.
3 comments Posted 31 Jul 2015 by Gordon Haff (Red Hat) Feed
Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
This week, I talk about open hardware components and answer some important questions, plus OpenStreetMap in Nepal, and more. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get our newest video uploads. Top 5 articles of the week for May 22.
0 comments Posted 22 May 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Nepal is the most recent example of a large-scale activation for Humanitarian OpenStreetMap.
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 humanitarian open source projects to inspire you.
1 comment Posted 29 Apr 2015 by Dave Neary (Red Hat) Feed
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 American OSM users participate. By contrast Germany had over 200 and Poland over 40. Let’s show the world that America can map with OSM! Help us #MapLesotho...
0 comments Posted 14 Jan 2015 by Jason Hare Feed
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 OpenStreetMap's 10th birthday, open source medical devices, and more!
2 comments Posted 15 Aug 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
design and publish beautiful maps
Down what appears to be an alley just large enough to drive a delivery truck, Mapbox's Washington, DC office is tucked into its surroundings much like their contributions to the open source cartography world: integrated without shouting. Only their trademark hexagon globe sign will let you know... Read more
1 comment Posted 5 Mar 2014 by Eric H. Christensen (Red Hat) Feed
Kate Chapman, executive director of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, gave Tuesday's keynote at Linux.conf.au about preparing and responding for disasters with the help of communities.
3 comments Posted 9 Jan 2014 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed

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