Hi and welcome to my website! Listed below are recent blog posts. I post about maps and map technology, photography, and some other things. Let me know what you think about this site, I would love to hear from you!
ctrl-h Apparently WordPress will not let me post a thing that short, so here’s the why: the internet is full of fluff, and that’s fine, but oftentimes you just want to find something quick. I was looking for this answer and was instantly annoyed by the first thing I clicked, which took two pages worthContinue reading “How to show hidden files in Ubuntu”
We had Indian take out the other night and therefore leftover rice. Fried rice is one of my favorite things. The perfect leftover dish. I wanted to try it with some Beyond protein. Measurements are approximate, use your imagination. 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 Beyond burger, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 handful of frozenContinue reading “Beyond Fried Rice”
A bikepacking trip to Sun Tunnels, April 2019
I am taking a Creative Nonfiction writing class. This is my work for one of the assignments.
Read about some new Quick Fix challenges we released on MapRoulette today, and help add lane tagging to ramps in Tennessee, drive thru tagging to Carl’s Jr restaurants, and more!
I wrote a how-to recently on “Cleaning up” after the OpenStreetMap TIGER import. As a reminder, here’s what TIGER data used to look like when it was imported into OSM in 2008: Fortunately, the OpenStreetMap community has fixed most of the alignment and road classification issues connected to the TIGER import in the past 12Continue reading “Announcing MapRoulette Challenges for fixing up TIGER in Utah”
I am really proud of how far MapRoulette has come. It is now really easy to create Challenges mappers can work on together to improve OpenStreetMap. Many OSM groups already use MapRoulette to coordinate mapping activities—both volunteer communities as well as corporate mapping teams. Read for example this recent blog post by Monica Brandeis ofContinue reading “Create Your Own MapRoulette Challenge: Updating Deprecated Tagging”
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