Harry Wood

Welcome to Harry Wood's website. The blog is probably more interesting than the rest of this site... and the blog isn't very interesting so what does that tell you?

Recent blog posts:

Open House rails developer needed
I wanted to help promote this Ruby on Rails developer job at OpenCity which I think will be a really interesting thing for somebody, maybe a junior rails developer. Know anyone? If you’re a londoner you’ve probably heard of “Open ... read more 12/02/2016 14:30
Thanks Chain Reaction Cycles!
Look how happy our baby is with his new little bike: It arrived in a box yesterday along with a letter from Chain Reaction Cycles: “Dear Baby Wood, We noticed that your daddy got a nice new bike delivered from our website and you were ... read more 11/23/2016 02:53
Keyboard Letters Game
I made an online game for my 8 month old baby to play. If you are a baby you might like it too! : >>> Keyboard Letters Game <<< Maybe I should come up with a more imaginative name for it, but the idea is, he can bash the ... read more 09/10/2016 13:46
Leaflet Geolocation error: Only secure origins are allowed
I described some reasons to switch to HTTPS on my website. To be completely honest though, I didn’t finally get off my ass do that for any of those good reasons. I did it because I was building a map thing which requested browser geolocation ... read more 07/21/2016 17:49
HTTPs on this site
I made harrywood.co.uk run on HTTPS recently (optionally. It works on both http://harrywood.co.uk and https://harrywood.co.uk). Quite easy to do, and free using letsencrypt Why encrypt harrywood.co.uk? On the face of it there’s not much point. ... read more 07/21/2016 10:09

OpenStreetMap diary:

The OpenStreetMap awards, and writing about people in pubs
I was meaning to say (and left it a bit late) it is a great honour to be nominated for the OpenStreetMap awards. I have realised ... read more 09/22/2016 12:49
Long Names of OpenStreetMap
Check out this thing which I just got working again: >>> Long Names of OpenStreetMap <<< So that's ... read more 08/31/2016 14:41
Tree named pubs of London
It's London Tree Week. I saw someone tweeting at OSMLondon asking "Can you help identify tree named pubs In ... read more 05/30/2016 18:28
Mapillarising Brazil
For years I've been meaning to try out Mapillary properly, but my phone is broken and can't connect to wifi, so no ... read more 05/15/2016 21:13
School Edit Tracker
The "UK quarterly project" for the start of this year, was about schools. It was pretty popular and quite a few mappers ... read more 04/28/2016 12:46