Category Archives: mapping

Open data for public sector organisations

My talk from #wmod10 on slideshare  Wmro open data talk View more presentations from Andrew Mackenzie.

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Mappers meet developers meet open data It’s Mapitude time 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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General Election

  Context The Great British Economy Disaster by John Lanchester in the London Review of Books   Visualisation Election diagram: deficit cuts compared by party  Datablog Information is Beautiful   5 Great Mapping Apps to Help You Track the UK General Election Resourceshelf   Tools Vote Match is designed to help you with determining your voting […]

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Public transport layers on German open street map Also covers UK, scroll.   PDF maps from #OSM: make your own TownGuide   Discussion on local data and open database license as used by Mappa-Mercia   Open Layers: free maps for the web V 2.9   Mapitude Birmingham #OSM workshop. OpenStreetMap for web developers workshop day […]

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OS VectorMap data available

Ordnance Survey just released VectorMap District, no announcement because of the election OS Open data download page

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Google in April

  Google Maps Navigation video UK Google has enabled the turn-by-turn GPS navigation on all devices running Android version 1.6 or later   Out-law: Privacy commissioners collaborate on anti-Google action   Privacy watchdogs from 10 countries from around the world have written to Google to protest at those parts of its services that they believe […]

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Ordnance Survey open data

OS OpenData products available from 1 April 2010 as an on-line service at inc 1.7m postcodes   Ordnance Survey data! On!   Guardian: Ordnance Survey launches free downloadable maps   Ordnance Survey Open Data licence no restriction on derived works 🙂   Ordnance Survey OS opendata maps: what does it actually include? Datablog […]

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Open Street Map North Solihull

On Thursday 19th November you have the opportunity to learn how to contribute to the Open Street Map of North Solihull. There are 2 sessions, attend for both or drop in for one. 10.00 am to 12.00 meet at Chelmsley Wood library Stephenson Drive B37 5TA 12.30 to 14.30 meet at Chelmsley Wood library In […]

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