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:

OpenStreetMap birthday weekend (including wikimania etc)
Tonight we're heading out mapping again! Join us for a London mapping evening in the Bond Street/Mayfair area. I'm not ... read more 08/20/2014 07:51
Many London events + Artillery Arms
There's going to be a good old London OpenStreetMap pub meet-up TONIGHT at the Monkey Puzzle in Paddington. When was the ... read more 07/22/2014 04:54
Baker St Mapping evening + Artillery Arms Tonight
We've got a London OpenStreetMap pub meet-up tonight! Join us in the Artillery Arms from 7pm. It's just a social pub ... read more 05/29/2014 10:29
Mapping Baker St TONIGHT, and other summer events
My #geomob hangover has barely cleared up, and already it's time for a London Mapping evening. Should be a lovely sunny ... read more 05/14/2014 08:04
HOT congo event tomorrow + Olympic Park Mapping + Blue posts
Tomorrow we've got a big thing happening in London. The London HOT congo mapathon is attracting a lot of sign-ups. I've read more 05/02/2014 11:13