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khuankhanun school

Posted by Tiger30 on 23 February 2019 in Thai (ไทย)

โรงเรียนควนขนุน

Location: บ้านควนปริง, จังหวัดพัทลุง, ประเทศไทย

Tiger 30 home

Posted by Tiger30 on 23 February 2019 in Thai (ไทย)

My home

Location: บ้านควนพนางตุง, จังหวัดพัทลุง, 93150, ประเทศไทย

Coordinates on openstreetmap.org

Posted by pangoSE on 22 February 2019 in English (English)

Does anyone know if the searchbox supports some form of coordinate? These did not work: “N:39°47’03″ E:78°33’41″” “39°47’03″ 78°33’41″”

Are there any plans of supporting widely used formats of coordinates?

This seemed to work: “38.5807 77.2605” but gave 2 results.

Mapping forced labor camps in China

Posted by pangoSE on 22 February 2019 in English (English)

Hi I recently began to investigate the forced labor camps in China and found this list:

Would somebody here be interested to help map these?

Verification on ground would be nice so lets add a fixme=”verify on ground” to all of them.

No.	Location 	Floor area(m2) 	Building capacity (m2) 	Area expanded after 2017 (m2)
1A 	N:38°58’07″ E:77°26’05″ 	294845 	132000 	102000
1B 	Next to A 	                        30000 	11000 	
1C 	N:38°59’40″ E:77°26’44″ 	70143 	55810 	
1D 	N:39°01’07″ E:77°27’40″ 	9213 	5760 	
1F 	N:39°03’21″ E:77°26’09″ 	15429 	4200 	
2 	N:37°54’45″ E:77°20’55″ 	230748 	230560 	199556
3 	N:38°19’02″ E:77°12’37″ 	36889 	80904 	80904
4 	N:38°21’45″ E:77°13’29″ 	49038 	86712 	86712
5 	N:38°24’47″ E:77°08’54″ 	85280 	57964 	33348
6 	N:38°21’23″ E:77°15’51″ 	380240 	67242 	67242
7 	N:38°56’14″ E:76°03’20″ 	30000 	10238 	
8 	N:38°56’14″ E:76°10’14″	5600 	3882 	
9 	N:39°28’18″ E:75°41’55″ 	139918 	91920 	
10 	N:39°23’26″ E:76°01’23″ 	64449 	22800 	
11 	N:39°21’34″ E:75°51’51″ 	64288 	87915 	78315
12 	N:39°21’29″ E:76°03’04″ 	120700 	306000 	300000
13 	N:39°13’15″ E:76°46’06″ 	8649 	5856 	
14 	N:39°25’47″ E:76°03’19″ 	18975 	16456 	
15 	N:39°22’03″ E:76°00’37″ 	3600 	2700 	
16A 	N:38°21’45″ E:77°07’16″ 	27750 	13002 	13002
16B 	N:38°21’48″ E:77°07’08″ 	56700 	26280 	26280
16C 	N:38°21’55″ E:77°07’10″ 	47488 	17644 	
16D 	N:38°21’43″ E:77°07’20″ 	9450 	3400 	3400
17 	N:38°54’43″ E:77°38’58″ 	3400 	4368 	
18 	N:38°21’06″ E:77°18’21″ 	48617 	53984 	53984
19 	N:39°47’03″ E:78°33’41″ 	20050 	22390 	13590
Total 		                   1,871,459 	1,420,987 	1,058,333

Found in OSM:

  • 1A Todo
  • 1B (southeast of 1A) Todo
  • 1C todo

https://www.theepochtimes.com/mapping-a-human-rights-horror-calculating-the-detentions-in-xinjiang_2750362.html

صيدلية سرمن رائ

Posted by almazen81 on 22 February 2019 in Arabic (العربية)

صيدلية سرمن رائ

Location: حي الوحدة, حي الميثاق, قضاء الموصل, نینوى, العراق

Ahvaz

Posted by Moh1371 on 22 February 2019 in Persian (فارسی)

فرودگاه

Location: کوی قائم, اهواز, بخش مرکزی, شهرستان اهواز, استان خوزستان, +9861, ایران

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Linongs (Laned Neighbourhoods)

Posted by lukys1 on 22 February 2019 in English (English)

I added a linong today ( https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/67458395 ) and decided the simplest solution to the “弄” address problem was to create a tag add:alley= This is because I imagine most data consumers will assume addr:housenumber= is equivalent to the Chinese “号”, which makes sense, especially where an address doesn’t have a “弄” address. And in cases where there is a “弄” value to be added, “alley” is a common translation for this type of path.

There are complexities with these linongs. For example, in the linong I added today there was a “Changshu Road, Alley 120, number 3” ( https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/6295218505 ) right next to “Changle Road, 804 rear entrance”, opposite (but on the same lane as) as “Changshu Road, Alley 116, number 2”. So that’s alley 116 and alley 120 on the same alley. But I have learnt simply to write down what I see, even if I don’t fully understand the system.

Any feedback would be welcome.

Location: Jing'an, Jing'an District, Shanghai, 2000085, PRC

Primeiras Edições!

Posted by RBC 2019 on 21 February 2019 in Brazilian Portuguese (Português do Brasil)

Aprendi a editar e já realizei algumas edições no mapa!

Acrescentei informações em uma região da cidade de Caieiras, local onde morei a infância.

Edições: Conjunto de alterações #: 67439677 e conjunto de alterações #: 67439983

Atualizações de diferentes espaços!

Posted by RBC 2019 on 21 February 2019 in Brazilian Portuguese (Português do Brasil)

Olá! Conheci o site através de um Programa Universitário de Bolsas, da Universidade de São Paulo. A partir disso, estou criando algumas notas sobre regiões que frequento e conheço, como o Butantã-SP, Osasco-SP e a cidade metropolitana Caieiras-SP. Ainda não sei como poderia editar o mapa, então estou criando as notas por enquanto.

Abraços,

Caroline Soares Estudante de Terapia Ocupacional na Universidade de São Paulo

Old ground and new frontiers: OSM meetup in QUB

Posted by DeBigC on 20 February 2019 in English (English)

I used to live in Belfast, for around 5 months in 1995. I went there to do a piece of research, some of which was ethnographic, and the rest of it was a few visits to the Northern Ireland Statistics Office. It was an amazing time for that city in terms of peace breaking out, and a City literally stretching with a sigh of relief. And it was an honour to be there at that time. Since my return to Dublin, I only went back three times. Which is very little for a place that I felt very much at home in.

Heading up with my mapping buddies Lineo and Tad we talked about how streetsigns and road markings have subtile differences across the now infamous brexit hard/soft border.

Lineo compared the border to that between Lesotho and South Africa, while Tad resolved to come back this way on his motorbike and capture as much imagery as possible while it remains open.

Arriving at Queens

When we got to Queens’ University and found our kind event host Conor Graham we realised how ready a university can be to hear about openstreetmap things. Their labs, wifi, and the interests of the staff are all really very OSM things already, and opensource is the way forward.

Queens Department Banner

Queens asked two of us to participate in a GPS improvement experiment which he describes here using this thingy.

The event was enjoyable, mostly because of the social side of mapping we get when we have a meetup. I always learn loads, which is why I mention new frontiers. Also, I had a chance to map the building I lived in, on Oldpark Road, old ground indeed. Old Maps

Neue Adresse in Emmen

Posted by Stans on 20 February 2019 in German (Deutsch)

Zu Fuss unterwegs sein hat einen Vorteil. Man sieht Strassennamen und Adressen welchen weder in GWR Google oder kantonalen GIS enthalten sind.

https://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=47.06858&mlon=8.28326#map=19/47.06858/8.28326

Mapper rond Eindhoven

Posted by Kin Sapalot on 20 February 2019 in Dutch (Nederlands)

Als jij daar ook mapt, doe eens een berichtje ;-)

Приветствие

Posted by nonameforme on 19 February 2019 in Russian (Русский)

Ну вот и я добавил немного в общее достояние :)

Brecon beckons

Posted by Skellie 1981 on 19 February 2019 in English (English)

Brecon wales

Location: Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

Wales

Posted by Skellie 1981 on 19 February 2019 in English (English)

St Catherine church

Location: Clochyrie, Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, SA14 8EZ, United Kingdom

Thinking About How to Do Research Properly about OpenStreetMap

Posted by mapmakerdavid on 19 February 2019 in English (English)

Hello, fellow OSM contributors. I’ve been thinking about how to properly conduct research regarding OSM. Here’s a summary, thus far:


In dealing with challenging issues such as disasters and climate change, crowdsourced geographic information is useful in mapping for and with local communities at risk. In the Pacific, this was done broadly through OpenStreetMap (OSM), a project by a global community of online and local volunteers who make, use, and share a digital, editable, and free map of the world. Also, there is a Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) that combines crowdsourcing and community mapping through a project called Missing Maps.

But at what point and under which conditions does the crowdsourced geographic information become useful in community mapping, and for whom?

In approaching the problem, I am using representational, pragmatic, and ethical approaches to understand the quality, usability, and equity of the information. Such approach will not only extract, examine, explore, or evaluate the information, but also embed it in situations that are simultaneously social, spatial, and scientific.

To accomplish the research, I will continue to engage as an OSM volunteer with online and local communities that were hit by major disasters and assisted by HOT, and the broad OSM community: Tacloban (Philippines) and Christchurch (Aotearoa New Zealand). Tacloban is still in the process of rehabilitation after it was hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Christchurch is updating community-based strategies about resilience after it was devastated by powerful earthquakes in 2010-2011. A third engagement elsewhere in Oceania is possible.

The primary output of the research is a digital and focused ethnography of online and local communities involved. A secondary output, an auto-ethnography, will complement it. The likely contributions of the research are: (1) a social-spatial-scientific framework of crowdsourced geographic information; (2) common usability issues in the case of combining crowdsourcing and community mapping; and (3) inequalities about the labour behind, consumption of, and access to the geospatial data and technology of OpenStreetMap.


It’s the nth time that I’ve written/rewritten it, so it will still change. That change will happen a lot once I do more work with the local communities. I’ve also been thinking about the word “crowdsourcing” because there’s a lot of work (including non-mapping work that’s work nevertheless) involved in making the whole OSM project work. These questions and concerns will be the focus for my PhD study in Geography, as I continue to contribute to the community in different ways. And it will be slow and will take a long time. If you’re interested in a conversation about this, then please let me know! :)

OSM is very personal to me because when there are major typhoons (cyclones) approaching my country, the Philippines, the OSM community is very generous in helping us map the places affected by disasters.

Spam entries

Posted by ika-chan! on 19 February 2019 in English (English)

When spam user diary entries are removed, they should also be purged from the OpenStreetMap Blogs feed as well.

Editors like me still rely on the feed from time to time.

Three Days on the Road = About 30K Images

Posted by apm-wa on 18 February 2019 in English (English)

Haven’t finished uploading the images from the last trip and this weekend collected about 30,000 more on a three-day excursion to Turkmenbashy via Balkanabat to open our winter film showings (“Black Panther”, “Home”, and “Princess and the Frog”) in those cities. Updated the maps for Balkanabat and Jebel a bit, cleaned up the M37 highway, deleted a demolished gas station, and generally cleaned up the map along that highway in a few places. Ashgabat to Turkmenbashy is about 600 kilometers one way, so we did ok on data collection.

The previous weekend Ann and I visited Gokdepe and identified two hospitals plus explored some residential developments under construction. Lots of updates!

HTTPS All The Things (https_all_the_things)

Posted by b-jazz-bot on 18 February 2019 in English (English)

Beep boop. I’m working on a project to update website tags (mostly in the U.S.) that use the http protocol instead of the https protocol when the website is already forcing you to use the https protocol. You can find more information at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Automated_Edits/b-jazz

ご挨拶

Posted by 黒田昌宏 on 18 February 2019 in Japanese (日本語)

大阪の黒田昌宏と申します。 皆様、此れからも、宜しくお願い致します。

近畿大学を卒業しました。

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