[HOT] Launching MapSwipe

Pete Masters pedrito1414 at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 19 16:15:10 UTC 2016


Hi all, from this and other feedback it seems like we have a bug on this.
We're on it though ;)

Pete

On 19 Jul 2016 16:59, "Céline Jacquin" <celija at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I've tested MapSwipe, and I've been surprised: the same tile is being
> repeated directly for the same user several times. Continuing the map work,
> a task after an other, is resulting in repeating the same task, sometimes.
>
> I apologize my english.
>
> Best
>
> El 19/07/16 a las 07:00, hot-request at openstreetmap.org escribió:
>
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>>     6. Re: Launching MapSwipe (Pete Masters)
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>> From: joost schouppe <joost.schouppe at gmail.com>
>> To: Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>
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>> Hi,
>>
>> Just wanted to take the time to congratulate the team on this. Our tweet
>> about it got over 20 retweets and 2500 views [1] (which is a lot for an
>> account with little over 500 followers), and I even saw my boss swiping
>> away at work (because of my own retweet).
>> I hope it gets the exposure it deserves, as it's not just fun and useful,
>> but also improves the sat pic reading skills of our future new mappers.
>>
>> I would love to get my hands on the generated data. Do some tiles get
>> checked twice (and what is the correlation between swipers)? Is there a
>> higher incidence of "unsure" tiles in some tasks, indicating harder to
>> read
>> pictures?
>>
>>
>> [1] https://twitter.com/osm_be/status/753959061796843520
>>
>> 2016-07-13 15:57 GMT+02:00 Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>:
>>
>> Hi all, how are you?
>>>
>>> You might have heard mention of a new tool we are planning to launch on
>>> Friday called MapSwipe. It's a Missing Maps initiative, developed by MSF,
>>> designed to support OSM / HOT mapping. The idea is that people swipe
>>> through imagery on their phones and identify areas with specified
>>> features
>>> (roads, buildings, etc). The resulting data can then be plugged into the
>>> tasking manager, meaning mappers have less empty bush, jungle, desert to
>>> scan through, meaning we can all get on with mapping a bit quicker.
>>>
>>> This is a first instance funded by MSF, so we will start off with Missing
>>> Maps tasks in there, but we hope to soon open it up to others. The code
>>> is
>>> also all on github.
>>>
>>> The app will be available on Friday, but there is a landing page already
>>> ready [1 <http://mapswipe.org/>] and I also did an interview on the BBC
>>> world service show, Click, last night [2
>>> <http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p040g4qr>] in case you want to have a
>>> listen.
>>>
>>> When it comes to the launch on Friday, we would love your support in
>>> getting the word out. The possibilities of using this kind of tool at
>>> scale
>>> are fascinating and your help amplifying the message would be superb.
>>>
>>> If you have any questions, just give me a shout!
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Pete
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> [1] http://mapswipe.org/
>>> [2] http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p040g4qr
>>>
>>>
>>>
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