Monthly Archives: February 2007

OpenStreetMap constructs maps from GPS tracks!

Sources and uses of digital information are in-scope for this blog, and a great example just showed up in my RSS reader today. OpenStreetMap is a wiki-like project to build a world map using contributed GPS tracks [OpenGeoData pointed me … Continue reading

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Information Patterns: series introduction

Every time a new data format spec hits my inbox, I get a little twinge of dread. Such documents are often enormous. They’re written in standardese (often badly). They’re usually written by committees. They go through a maze of twisty … Continue reading

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