[Talk-GB] Ideas for quarterly projects

Paul Berry pmberry2007 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 08:16:11 UTC 2016


I'd vote for the pubs one, spurred on by the poor dataset that maths team
used to find the pub crawl: it missed about 10 pubs near me, all long
established. Now if they'd used OSM for the dataset and the mapping...

Regards,
*Paul*

On 6 December 2016 at 19:32, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:

> I'd like to float the following ideas for quarterly projects, and see what
> folk think.
>
> * GLAMs - Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. As with schools we
> could turn points into ploygons, add names, URLs, street addresses,
> Wikidata items, and other info.
>
> * Blue lights - police, fire and ambulance stations, and associated
> infrastructure. Including fire hydrants!
>
> * Public art - location, artist, material; also Wikidata - could be
> combined with http://pigsonthewing.org.uk/public-art-wikipedia/
>
> * Shops - even where mapped, these soon fall out-of-date.
>
> * Vets - maybe not enough to do on their own. Combine with shops?
> * Pubs, bars & other licensed premises - see https://www.theguardian.com/
> travel/2016/oct/21/worlds-longest-pub-crawl-maths-team-
> plots-route-between-every-pub-in-uk for inspiration. Also breweries.
>
> * Public toilets - follows nicely from the previous suggestion! Maybe in
> collaboration with https://greatbritishpublictoiletmap.rca.ac.uk/
>
> * FixMe & Notes - let's clear the backlog!
>
> What are your thoughts?
>
> --
> Andy Mabbett
> @pigsonthewing
> http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
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