I’ve been working on a new version of the TIGER Battlegrid, but haven’t had a lot of time to make progress lately, so in the mean time I’ve been thinking about quick ways to help mappers clean up after TIGER. I have a couple of ideas. One involves MapRoulette that will require a little bitContinue reading “OpenStreetMap How-To: Clean Up After Tiger”
This structure was demolished days after I took this photo. Town homes are being constructed at this location now. This follows recent town home development at 1700 S and Richard street only a couple of years ago. This area sure is undergoing a lot of change.
When I first started taking photos, the results would be unpredictable and, on top of that, immutable after releasing the shutter. The entire process after that capture moment being a black box: take the film out of the camera, bring it to the camera store, where they develop the film and make prints, exposing themContinue reading “Photography Full Circle”
Some photography from a recent trip to Las Vegas and Hoover Dam.
A step-by-step technical guide explaining how I created the “Tesla Parking Lots” MapRoulette Challenge.
Zions Motel is one of a string of budget motels lining State Street that fill a gap left by a lack of affordable housing in the city. City Weekly did an extensive article on them in 2016.
State Street between 2nd and 3rd South. East side. Site of 255 State Apartments, it’s going to be two towers of 14 and 7 stories, total 200 units.
Tesla rolled out their v10 car software late September. A notable and much discussed feature it introduced is Smart Summon. Your Tesla will come find you in a parking lot. Tesla owners were quick to figure out that this works better in some lots than in others, and the reason why is better mapping ofContinue reading “KITT Come Get Me! Mapping Parking Lots in OpenStreetMap with MapRoulette”
More than a million people have edited OpenStreetMap (OSM) for the last 15+ years (and I am one of them). That means we have a map that is fantastic to look at in many places, like here at Epcot Center in Florida, USA. OSM mappers love to highlight great and impactful mapping accomplishments like Map Kibera and theContinue reading “TIGER and OSM, 12 years later”