Weekly OSM Summary #43

May 7th, 2012 May 21st, 2012

A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.

  • The latest news about the rebuild progress at the “Rebuild” can be found here and here.
  • The OSM Foundation introduces the Ulf Möller Memorial Fund und Award.
  • A Kickstarter project by Kate Chapman for the „First Free Haitian Creole OpenStreetMap Book“ can be found here.
  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (IRRC) is asking for help to trace aerial imagery of Tierralta, Colombia. Read more here.
  • The HOT have some new aerial imagery for Mali, Niger, Bangladesh, Colombia and South Sudan which can be used for mapping.
  • Tom MacWright explained in a blog post how the new State of the Map US website works.
  • Will White writes about the technology which Mapbox uses to create maps.
  • Taking the Hackerbus to the mapping party.
  • A Step-by-Step introduction to QGIS, PostGIS, and TileMill for Windows.

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Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)