HOT Summit at FOSS4G 2018- Combining Communities in Dar es Salaam
This year’s HOT Summit was unique for many reasons, it was the first held in Africa and the first to be integrated into and...
HOT board meeting in Dar Es Salaam
HOT straddles a line between a community organisation and a humanitarian NGO and the balance between the two is not always easy to maintain. However, we believe that it is important to try and achieve this, remaining true to the open, transparent and participatory nature of the community that HOT evolved from whilst delivering value through humanitarian action and development. This feedback from the in-person HOT board meeting in August outlines some of the ways we want to evolve HOT to enable these powerful twin aims.
Ripples of HOT Micro Grant's Impact on UniqueMappersTeam Community
Taking off from 12th June,2017,as UniqueMappersTeam and a Local community of OpenStreetMap in Nigeria, I looked forward to some support to empower and sustain...
Website Update: Interactive Maps
A round up of recent major pushes to the website through Outreachy.
MAPATHON : Mapping disaster prone areas
Guest blog, Ashish Chalise, Geomatics Engineering Students’ Association of Nepal (GESAN.)
Launching Visualize Change!
Today we’re launching Visualize Change, a new tool to see the change of OpenStreetMap over time. Anyone can automate the creation of embedded and...
State of the Map 2018: reflections on inclusivity
The beauty of OpenStreetMap is it’s potential to be the most inclusive and representative map there is. Inclusion has long been discussed in the...
Exploring the possibilities of mapping and identity in Cusco, Peru
Using a Nethope Device Grant to empower young people in Peru
HOT Conversations at State of the Map 2018
There has been a lot of activity lately within the HOT Community and we’re ready to share this at State of the Map 2018...
Community Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series
Join 15 OSM communities this July to hear about their experiences focusing on gender, youth, data integration, leave no one behind, and advocacy.
Fast, Powerful, and Practical: New Technology for Aerial Imagery in Disaster Response
How rugged, portable AWS servers can be used for post-disaster imagery operations.
Website Update: Powering our maps with data
An update on how we are integrating data and visulisations across the site.
Mapping HIV/AIDS in Tanzania: Using community-generated data to improve health services
Mapping HIV/AIDS in Tanzania
OSM DRC - supporting the Ebola response
On the 8th May 2018, the Ministry of Health announced the 9th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the...