Felix Delattre is an information technologist, software architect and development project manager with a passion for geographic information science. His focus is on innovation through participation, open data and free technologies.
Join us this summer for GSoC and Outreachy internships
We, at the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team are excited to announce our this year's internship programmes around Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreachy.
Using machine learning to identify the effort and complexity of mapping areas
Testing more machine learning integrations with the Tasking Manager
A map editor for the Tasking Manager
The mappers of the HOT Tasking Manager are our driving force to generate vital data for humanitarian response. Over the past six months, we...
Hands on Assisted Tasks
Launch of an experimental playground Tasking Manager supported by state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to assist mappers, validators and project managers.
A community of collaborators for the Tasking Manager
Workshop with the Open Source community around the Tasking Manager
Mapping the Tien Shan mountains
(Guest post by Aline Rosset, University of Central Asia) OpenStreetMap workshops with teachers and high school children of 10 rural villages in Kyrgyzstan. The Kyrgyz Mountains Environmental Education and Citizen Science project aims at developing simple tools and activities for teachers to learn and conduct scientific investigations on the water resources around their village, and make the collected data publicly available.
Passengers created the public transportation map of Managua
We made great progress on a crowd-sourced public transportation map for Managua!Over seventy generous donours supported us, through our crowd-funding initiative, to raise $6,212 dollars and with this they enabled us to print the city's bus map 40,000 times. Yesterday, members of the OpenStreetMap Nicaragua cummunity handed over the collaboratively created and printed public transportation maps to the people.Managua became Central America's first capital with a complete transportation map. And only the community made this possible:
A crowd-sourced public transportation map for Managua
There is no map for the 42 bus lines in Metropolitan Managua, capital of Nicaragua, where 80% of the 2 million inhabitants that are dependent on buses to commute to work or school. But engaged citizens used Free Technology and the power of collaboration to create the first digital public transportation map. Now they seek support (http://support.mapanica.net) to print it.
Case study: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
Implementation of a collaborative, crowd-sourced Geographic Information System for humanitarian aid and economic development. Recently I became an official member of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team...