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:

Typhoon Crisis Mapping ODI talk
At the Open Data Institute, the office where I’m working at transportAPI these days, they have “Friday Lunchtime Lectures“. Presentations on all sorts of open data topics. It was my honour to kick off the 2014 series with a talk on ... read more 01/13/2014 15:11
An OpenStreetMap training course intro
A week ago I got together with Steve Chilton and Steven Feldman and gave an OpenStreetMap training course to a handful of enthusiastic young people who were about to head out to Ghana as volunteers with a charity called tzedek. Photo by Steven ... read more 07/02/2013 03:03
Interview about VGI and OpenStreetMap
The following is a set of questions which Bhaveen Dattani put to me, as part of his studies of VGI and OpenStreetMap for his course at Aston university. The basic questions are the always the big questions, and I had to take a step back and think a ... read more 04/01/2013 17:30
HOT at PICNIC
I was invited to speak at the PICNIC festival in Amsterdam. I was presenting OpenStreetMap and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team again, a slimmed down version of this presentation. I followed after Helena Puig Larrauri presenting the ... read more 09/28/2012 06:39
Workshop on Using OpenStreetMap Data
  I presented a workshop (or at least a live demo session) at the Society Of Cartographers conference with the rather vague open ended title of “Using OpenStreetMap Data”   -  “A tour of the various options for downloading ... read more 09/06/2012 15:49

OpenStreetMap diary:

Thailand Mapping + London Mapping TONIGHT
Away on my honeymoon in Thailand, am I doing any mapping? Not much no! Firstly because my wife wouldn't consider it a very ... read more 04/03/2014 01:54
The Mucky Pup
We've got a London pub meet-up TONIGHT at the Penderel's Oak. Our last London meet-up was an interesting one. Matt ... read more 03/04/2014 09:48
Floodhack, OKFN maker night, Ye Olde Mitre
There's a London OpenStreetMap pub meet-up TONIGHT! I've changed that wiki page around a little bit. Before we had a ... read more 02/20/2014 02:44
January
January is supposed to be the season where we recover from new years hangovers and calmly settle down to the depressing drudgery ... read more 01/22/2014 02:51
OpenStreetMappy Christmas!
OpenStreetMappy Christmas! I think there should be an official OSM blog post with that message hey? [BOOM there it is]. I'm ... read more 12/26/2013 14:40