“Microsoft’s Flight Simulator is a ticket to explore the world again”
( 30 Jul 2020 )
“Most cities are procedurally generated by the AI, based data from OpenStreetMap and an algorithm that provides architectural rulesets for the program to work from.”
the http://sotm-eu.org/en/pages/posters website is down … ( 404 Not Found )
on the other hand .. there is a backup !
You can check the latest posters here: https://2020.stateofthemap.org/posters/
My new Thinkpad - has a special key !
I have created an experimental QA report about unclear iD Editor translations.
( same translations AND different osm keys! )
if you know any language - please check / fix !
Languages sorted by FREQ of unclear translations :
I am testing “taginfo” instances:
You can reach my testing site here for the next 2 weeks( after I will shut down )
About ~ 120 testing areas, some examples:
I am also looking hosting/dev sponsors - if it is useful.
After 2 weeks - you can reach the latest info in the source code repo :
So please organize a “Poster Competitions” in the State of the Map 2018 again!
I need new posters for our marketing actions! :)
// member of the OSM Hungary
One of my favorite from SOTM-EU2014 ( OSM Pop Art by @leopardengruen )
Original size for printing - OSM POP Art
pub: 3250 vs. place_of_worship: 3476
pub: 4858 vs. place_of_worship: 6372
pub: 3963 vs. place_of_worship: 7625
pub: 686 vs. place_of_worship: 5259
pub: 129298 vs. place_of_worship: 843735
Bob Dylan’s World
In 2016, Dylan received the Nobel Prize in Literature for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.
A map of every street, town, and city Dylan has ever sung about.
Robot Mappers , machine-learning and artificial intelligence (“robot”) techniques ; http://mike.teczno.com/notes/openstreetmap-at-a-crossroads.html
Maybe, in the future we need some ethical suggestions, like
based on Satya Nadella’s A.I. laws
I added this to the [OSM Wiki:Talk:Automated Edits code of conduct]
“Budapest has become the world’s first capital to name a public space after recently deceased Italian film legend Bud Spencer in a Sunday “ceremony”
The Hungarian Two-Tailed Dog Party, a joke political party that has recently received extensive media coverage with its satirical campaigns, found an unnamed public park near the Kaszásdűlő suburban railway station in Budapest’s District III, which it promptly named after the Italian star in an official ceremony. …. “.
more … * http://hungarytoday.hu/news/budapest-park-named-legendary-italian-actor-bud-spencer-85461
Street graffiti resembling Bud Spencer in Budapest, Hungary :
current status: OpenStreetMap US : 43 videos Updated today
“On this site the University of Chicago Press is pleased to present the first three volumes of the History of Cartography in PDF format. Navigate to the PDFs from the left column. Each chapter of each book is a single PDF. The search box on the left allows searching across the content of all the PDFs that make up the first six books.”
( via Hacker News: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=12116231 )
http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/xmas%3Afeature#values ( values )
Taginfo data from: 2015-12-24 00:59 UTC
Interesting special keys on the OSM database ( with Number of objects )
Taginfo status: 2015-09-20 23:59 UTC ( see: upper right corner )
Do you know other “interesting” keys ?
Now we have at least 3 hard to detect version on the database. Can you spot a difference?
see more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apostrophe
I am working on a Translation QA tool helping iD Editor translators.
some fresh reports:
I have created a working prototype ( https://gist.github.com/ImreSamu/18fd1a419e514642ed4b ) for
I think it is very useful for me and the small hungarian community for detecting translations problems, and errors.
I have created a proposal for a similar service for helping translators: https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/2448
some new languages examples:
my code not working for Korean and Japan language :(