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Mapping the world we want

Tyler Radford Executive Director, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Citizen-generated data and the SDGs

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Wikimedia Research Showcase - February 2017

The February 2017 Wikimedia Research Showcase: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Research/Showcase#February_2017 Wikipedia and the Urban-Rural Divide slides By Isaac Johnson…

From  Ewan McAndrew on February 26th, 2017 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Wikimania 2016 - Projects: Wikisource, OpenStreetMap

by Andrea Zanni and Simone Cortesi In this session, Andrea Zanni and Simone Cortesi give a basic introduction to Wikisource and OpenStreetMap, sister projects of Wikipedia. Wikisource is a digital…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 17th, 2016 0 likes 2 plays 0  

MESH: Lost Edinburgh

Video about the MESH tool that searches the "Lost Edinburgh's" Facebook images. The MESH project - Mapping Edinburgh's Social History - combines the rich, detailed OpenStreetMap…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 67 plays 0  

MESH: Geocoder

Video about the MESH geocoding tool. The Mapping Edinburgh's Social History (MESH) project team has developed a tool that converts address-based information into a map superimposed either on a…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 34 plays 0  

MESH: Creating a new mapping framework for Edinburgh

The MESH project - Mapping Edinburgh's Social History - superimposes historical data on geo-referenced historical maps. The video explores how surveying almost 100,000 buildings, assigning…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 50 plays 0  

MESH: Comparing changes in the city

This MESH video shows how new tools improve our understanding of the processse of historical change in the city. The tools include multiple (2, 4 or 6) synchronised screens of Edinburgh maps at…

From  Stuart Nicol on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 28 plays 0