OpenStreetMap-Golovin-Interview

Why take part in OpenStreenMap project? Andrey Golovin, one of the famous Ukrainian osmers, was trying to help us figure this out. You can read the first part of our conversation here.   OpenStreet Map At the beginning, the users understand the map as a graphical representation on the website. And they begin to draw. […]

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Andrey-Golovin

Last year I had an opportunity to talk with Andrey Golovin. He is a dedicated osmer who spent 1,500 days over 8 years for mapping, helped add to the map, among other things, the city of Dnipro, made thousands of edits and posts on OSM forum and wiki. Andrey spoke about how he became who he is today. This is a […]

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citygis

According to the UN, more than 54% of the global population lives in urban areas. Of course, the concept of “city” depending on a continent and a country. But regardless of the location all urban residents are united by their inclination to live in a safe, comfortable and attractive environment. Shaping of this environment relies […]

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ACTS

This post is about cartography, corruption and philosophy. A weird combination, but it does make sense, I promise! Last week a final stage of regional selections to the first Ukrainian incubator 1991 Open Data Incubator took place in Kharkiv. This event gathered various projects, start-ups, that use state-provided open data for the greater good of […]

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User_Open_GIS_Meeting_30012016_IG

Last Saturday, on the 30th of January, a meeting of the open GIS users took place. This meeting brought some surprises to both organizers and participants. Find more details about the event from Oleksandr Golubtsov – our author and one of this meeting initiators. Enjoy it! 120! That’s how many people gathered at Open GIS Users Meeting […]

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library-869061_1280

Data is becoming more and more accessible nowadays. It’s amazing how the community is working together to provide open data and software to anyone needing it. The original version of this post has been created for Ukrainian readers. You can have a look at it in Ukrainian. It compiles some generic open geodata sources and […]

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