August 26th, 2013 – September 9th, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.
- OSMF board election results: Dermot McNally and Oliver Kühn were both re-elected and Kate Chapman was elected as a new board member. Congratulations!
- The next US #editathon will take place on October 19th and 20th.
- The first virtual SotM has taken place in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- First ideas on the upcoming OSM Groups API which will be available at the main OSM webpage.
- Mikel Maron about his work on Zaatari Camp Data in OSM.
- How is OSM relevant to journalism?
- JEO Demo: A WordPress parent theme for interactive maps and journalism.
- £25,000 prize for developing a gaming solution that “integrates open street map data with existing game engines“.
- A map full of “Vaguely Rude Place Names Of The World” by Gary Gale.
- An OSM map with Comic Sans by Alex Barth.
- DIY OSM PBF vector tiles by ikonor.
- Data visualization based on an OSM map and leaflet.
- ImageInOsm: a photomapping mobile application is now available on github.
- Photon is a new OSM Open Source Geocoder, which has been published at the SotM in Birmingham.
- Mercedes Benz uses the OSM JOSM editor in a promo for its new S-Class.