Yes #OpenStreetMap changeset count isn't totally a relevant figure, but it's still fun.

Let us have our fun! 😛 #xp


100 Million Edits to OpenStreetMap! The collective contribution of nearly 1 billion features globally over 16 years, by over 1.5 million mappers. Changeset 100,000,000 was uploaded by user Lamine Ndiaye, adding buildings in Nianiane, Sénégal.


( events require every person in a photograph consents to the photo before you take it. So although there were ~5,000 attendees, any photos/videos you see will appear empty.)

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I had a fantastic time at my first camp in Germany in Aug 2019 ( I eagerly booked tickets for in England for 2020. Cancelled cause of obviously. in the Netherlands has been cancelled too. 😢

”TikTok is introducing Americans to a question that Europeans have struggled with for 20 years: a lot of your citizens might use an Internet platform created somewhere that doesn’t know or care about your laws or cultural attitudes and won’t turn up to a committee hearing.”

#privacy #TikTok #tech

Sometime in the next ~10hr, the 100,000,000th changeset will be added to #OpenStreetMap!

Follow the edits


I do not believe in using/ teaching practices to create a more "productive", "effective", "efficient" global workforce under late . That's unethical. Pure and simple.


A journalist emailed me months ago asking if they could ask me some questions about corporate influence in OSM. I said sure, had a nice chat with them. is the resulting article that came out today. I think it is a factual and balanced article overall and I struggle to understand why people throw disparaging remarks at me on Twitter. I'm quoted saying that corporate mappers don't map for the same reasons as the rest of us - that's obvious right? They get paid, we don't?

I wonder how to tag Informed Consent for #trans people in #OpenStreetMap ... 🤔

I've started an #OSM discussion, to try to hammer out how to add it to OSM. Reply to that mailing list, or here, or whatever.
#xp @OpenStreetMap

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