[HOT] HOT Digest, Vol 85, Issue 1

Donal Hunt donal.hunt at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 15:49:46 UTC 2017


It was yesterday at 12PM EST. I think you can see the questions and answers
here
<https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=%23opendatachat%20%20%40DigitalGlobe&src=typd&lang=en>
,
All the best!

Donal

On 1 March 2017 at 15:32, Soumya Dharmavaram <soumya at comcast.net> wrote:

> Hello Blake,
>
>
> I just checked the Twitter chat link. Is the event for today or did it
> conclude yesterday?
>
>
> Thanks.
>
>
> best wishes,
>
> Soumya
>
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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. @DigitalGlobe #opendatachat on twitter today!
>    (Blake Girardot HOT/OSM)
>    2. Re: Leaving my Missing Maps job (Blake Girardot)
>    3. Women mapping (Gertrude Hope)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:29:23 +0100
> From: "Blake Girardot HOT/OSM" <blake.girardot at hotosm.org>
> To: HOT <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: [HOT] @DigitalGlobe #opendatachat on twitter today!
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> Dear Friends!
>
> If you ever wanted to talk to the folks who point satellites and share
> with them and hear from others the impact open data has on your
> volunteering, your work, your community, etc today is a great chance.
>
> 12:00 Noon EST
> 17:00 GMT
>
> DigitalGlobe who enable and enhance so much of our work with their
> satellite imagery, are hosting a "Twitter Chat" today about #opendata.
>
> And it is not just DG who will be there, the Director of the UN Office
> for Outer Space Affairs Simonetta Di Pippo will be there too! How cool
> is that?
>
> How can you participate?
>
> Well, that is a good question. I am a total twitter newbie, but I am
> told you just need to "follow" the twitter hashtag #opendatachat and
> then to ask a question or make a comment, you just tweet and include
> that hashtag at the end #opendatachat
>
> This link will let you "listen" in at least:
> https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=%23opendatachat
>
> If you google "twitter chat" you will find lots of info and some
> applications that make being part of a twitter chat easier.
>
> I look forward to "seeing" you there and figuring out how to do this
> twitter chat thing along with you!
>
> Cheers
> Blake
>
> --
>
> ----------------------------------------------------
> Blake Girardot
> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
> skype: jblakegirardot
> HOT Core Team Contact: info at hotosm.org
> Live OSM Mapper-Support channel - https://hotosm-slack.herokuapp.com/
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:09:55 +0100
> From: Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com>
> To: Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>
> Cc: "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Leaving my Missing Maps job
> Message-ID:
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> Hi Pete,
>
> Congrats on your success making mapping more a part of MSF's work and
> on the new gig!
>
> One of the very best things about volunteering with HOT and Missing
> Maps has been the opportunity to meet, hangout and work with you and
> through your efforts support MSF's incredible work.
>
> I am so glad that you will stay a part of the HOT community.
>
> Best wishes
> Blake
>
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 5:19 PM, Pete Masters
> <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello all, I hope you are well...
>
> Apologies for using the mailing list to send a personal message, but I feel
> like (and hope) it isn't inappropriate.
>
> My time as coordinator for Missing Maps at MSF is coming to an end - last
> week I accepted a new position within MSF working on innovation process and
> how we better approach field problems and opportunities. I wanted to let
> this community know personally for a few different reasons....
>
> Firstly, to say thanks for the education. It has been an absolute pleasure
> to work with such a varied bunch of dedicated, passionate and clever
> people.
> I have been an MSF fanboy for a long time and I am now a HOT and OSM fanboy
> too. My job over the past two and a half years has been to try, as much as
> possible, to find the overlaps and opportunities between these two (very
> different) organisations and communities. As I hope you have noticed, I
> have
> tried to connect the dots between what the HOT and Missing Maps community
> can do for MSF and the impact that that volunteering has on real people
> (both our staff in the field and our patients). What you probably don't
> know is that I also evangelise HOT / OSM within MSF - not just for the
> mapping, but for the principles of openness and teamwork and sharing that
> make mapping and collaborating on such a scale possible.
>
> Secondly, because you should know that what you have accomplished during
> this past two and a half years through HOT activations and Missing Maps
> projects is pretty unprecedented in MSF. Operational people and medical
> people within MSF now *expect* to be able to rely on Missing Maps and HOT
> to
> deliver data for decision making in the places we work. The quality of your
> work and the dedication you show (often at very short notice) has taken the
> project from a suspiciously viewed, disruptive, unorthodox and often
> misunderstood project in MSF into a tool that the people delivering aid on
> the ground value and want. That's huge.
>
> Thirdly, I appreciate that there are massive challenges ahead. Discussion
> started by Fred on validation is high up that list. As is the scale of the
> supply and demand from organisations like MSF. As is how we leverage the
> data these organisations are collecting on the ground as part of their
> day-to-day to enrich the OSM database (but including how we do that in a
> resposible and sustainable way). I have no doubt that together we (I fully
> intend to stay a part of the HOT community despite the change in day job)
> can address these challenges and whatever comes after. I would like to
> offer
> this opportunity to feed back to me any thoughts you may have on the future
> of Missing Maps and MSF or any other feedback you may have.
>
> Lastly, there is going to be a very cool job available at MSF UK. Not an
> easy job by any means (the phrase jack of all trades doesn't do it
> justice),
> but a massively fulfilling one. Knowing the talent available amongst you,
> I'd strongly encourage you to take a look when the job is advertised.
>
> That's it really. It's not goodbye by any means and I look forward to
> continuing these discussions beyond the end of my MSF Missing Maps job...
> Apologies for the lack of brevity!
>
> Cheers,
>
> Pete
>
> --
> Pete Masters
> Missing Maps Project Coordinator
> +44 7921 781 518 <+44%207921%20781518>
>
> missingmaps.org
>
> @pedrito1414
> @theMissingMaps
> facebook.com/MissingMapsProject
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> Blake Girardot
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> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:25:04 +0100
> From: Gertrude Hope <trudyhope7 at gmail.com>
> To: "hot at openstreetmap.org" <HOT at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: [HOT] Women mapping
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> Hello mappers,
>
> I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the mapping you
> are all doing. As we are celebrating women and girls in the month of March
> and for the rest of the year, let's support women by training more women
> and girls and also mapping facilities that support women. We are supporting
> this year's theme BE BOLD FOR CHANGE.
>
> For more information read
> https://hotosm.org/updates/2017-02-28_why_women_in_
> mapping_matters_mapping_for_women_and_girls
>
> --
> Namitala Gertrude
> OpenStreetMap Zambia
> TruDigital Technologies
> trudyn at trudigitech.com <trudgitaltechnologies at gmail.com>
> +260-967020779 <+260%2096%207020779> <+260%2096%207020779>
> Skype: trudy.hope2
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