Welcome to Maptime Chicago!
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PLEASE interrupt if you have questions!
First things first: What is Maptime all about?
Stolen from Lyzi Diamond
- A time for learning about maps
- Emphasis on open source, programming and web-mapping
Maptime is popping up all over the world
is to open the doors of cartographic possibility to anyone interested
, and accessibility
are important components of positive
We're even working on an official Code of Conduct
, which you can contribute to.
Our mission today
- Kick off Maptime Chicago
- Talk about what we want to learn together
- Get our hands dirty with OpenStreetMap
, esteemed #ChiHackNight contributor, writer of Streetsblog Chicago
and longtime OpenStreetMap contributor, will get you acquainted with OSM
Then we'll have some open time to edit some maps!
There will also be some sticky notes
lying around. Use them to tell us what you'd like to learn next time!
If you'd like to lead a future Maptime, talk to me!
Finally, if you're interested in getting more involved, let's have a discussion around 7:15.