Tag Archives: OpenStreetMap

Some examples of open data in use

I was asked for some examples of open data in action. I seem to have written a blog post.   Best transparency example for government procurement is Slovenia http://supervizor.kpk-rs.si/ Search every contract and transaction. Linked to company registry and directors. The company data will be appearing in Open Corporates soon. Story: initially built by a couple […]

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Mappers meet developers meet open data It’s Mapitude time http://mapitude.eventbrite.com/ Mapitude draft programme Saturday May 22nd Coffee, set up, feature requests from 09:30 to 10:00   Upstairs Hackspace projects from 10:00 to 17:00   Session 1 Better mapping Using and adding photographs Brian Prangle Adding a map to your website or blog Simon Dann & others […]

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Some OpenStreetMap links

OpenStreetMap – The Best MapIntroduction to OSM from Steve Coast, originator of the projecthttp://opengeodata.org/openstreetmap-the-best-map Techcrunch Third party developers eat this stuff up. There are few alternatives – Google, Microsoft and Yahoo will allow developers to embed maps into applications but there’s no deep dive into the data. CloudMade has allowed entire new classes of applications […]

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