Sain bainuu, or hello from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia!
Posted by russ on Oct, 13 2013
Posted by Yohan on Sep, 29 2013
OpenStreetMap data is as rich and varied as the real world. And, just as when you look through a window you can't take in the whole world, so it is with a map based on OSM data: you can't show it all. This is why we decided to provide the view from another window, through our own map and cartography, focusing on the world as seen through HOT's community. The new 'Humanitarian' map style is now live on openstreetmap.org:
Posted by jeff on Sep, 2 2013
This week the Open Cities Dhaka Project begins. The project is supported by the World Bank and involves the collection and open dissemination of building and infrastructure data in the historic old city of Dhaka. The Open Cities team will collect building attributes, water and sanitation data, and cultural sites, data which will enhance urban decision making and inform future risk reduction projects.
Posted by jeff on Aug, 13 2013
English version of the text follows below Fort du soutien financier et opérationnel de la Direction de la Francophonie numérique (DFN) de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), HOT avec un réseau de partenaires locaux met en oeuvre le projet pilote Espace OSM Francophone (EOF).
Posted by Katrina E. on Jul, 9 2013
Yantisa Akhadi, a.k.a Iyan, is the new project manager for the Indonesia project. He has an extensive background with open source software and web development through working at the UNDP and IFRC. Iyan grew up in one of the hottest cities in Indonesia, Semarang. As a teenager on the brink of internet revolution, he quickly fall in love with ICT and decided to concentrate in Informatics Engineering at Islamic University of Indonesia. After he graduated, he joined IFRC and then move to the UNDP for about 5 years. While working at the UNDP, he became interested in web-based mapping. Thus, he decided to get his Masters in Spatial Information Science at the University of Melbourne.
Posted by nicolas on Jun, 28 2013
The fourth day of this set up mission of the project Espace OSM Francophone in Togo is coming to its end. With the support of the Direction de la Francophonie Numérique (OIF-DFN) from Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, members of the WoeLab Lomé of Africaine d'Architecture, Amadou Ndong of the project OpenStreetMap Sénégal deployed with me under the banner of HOT, we have been working to set up the OSM project in this country of Western Africa
Posted by nicolas on Jun, 28 2013
Le quatrième jour de cette mission de lancement du projet Espace OSM Francophone au Togo s'achève. Avec le soutien de la Direction de la Francophonie Numérique (OIF-DFN) de l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, les membres du WoeLab Lomé de l'Africaine d'Architecture, Amadou Ndong du projet OpenStreetMap Sénégal déployé avec moi sous la bannière de HOT, nous travaillons à l'ancrage du projet OpenStreetMap dans ce pays de l'Afrique de l'Ouest.
Posted by Katrina E. on Jun, 24 2013
Jeff Haack has been working on and off for HOT since its establishment. He has traveled the globe working on mapping projects-- from the Georgia to Gaza Strip to Indonesia. The Californian studied history at University of Evansville and joined the Peace Corps in Georgia shortly after. For the last couple of years, he has been involved on and off with the Indonesian project and has devoted much time and energy to the content of www.learnosm.org. Here is what he had to say about his experience working with HOT and using OSM. [inline:Image 1.png] How did you get involved with HOT/OSM?
Posted by Katrina E. on Jun, 20 2013
This week we caught up with Heather, the newest board member of HOT. She joined the board in March 2013. For the past few years Heather has been working at Ushahidi’s Director of Community Engagement. Heather stays busy organizing and managing programs for Ushahidi’s diverse community. She gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Combined Political Science and History from Carleton University in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa, and a Library and Information Technician diploma from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto. You can read more about her on her textontechs blog. How did you get involved with HOT/OSM?