[Talk-in] Fwd: Mozilla Geolocation Pilot Project

Russell Nelson russnelson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 13:56:09 UTC 2014

Note one of the names of the contributors in the current release:
Fix OpenStreetMap project name. (@Firefishy <https://github.com/Firefishy>)

On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:22 AM, Sajjad Anwar <me at sajjad.in> wrote:

> Thought this would be interesting to some of you. If you are in
> Bangalore, you should go. I do have a feeling that they are trying to
> do something that OSM has already established. Worth having the
> conversation.
> Cheers,
> Sajjad.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Soumya Deb <debloper at gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:14 AM
> Subject: Mozilla Geolocation Pilot Project
> To: Sajjad Anwar <sajjadkm at gmail.com>
> Hi Sajjad,
> Mozilla Location Service team is kicking off a series of events in
> India, called "Geolocation in a Box". The primary purpose of the event
> is to understand location services with greater depth (checking out
> the existing wheels, before recreating), explore possibilities, gather
> feedback & connect with the developer community to build on top of it.
> This competes directly with Google Location Services et al. and as you
> can understand, it will need a lot of community backing to do so well.
> It's an open, public location service for all; and is from Mozilla, so
> it's as altruistic as it gets.
> The event targets to spread general awareness of the project,
> brainstorm & gather feedback from the people who has insights in this
> topic & then go on a short distributed trip to the city, with
> MozStumbler app on participant's android devices, to gather location
> data. We have pretty neat plans to reward the top contributors! ;)
> Following are the links you may wanna check out:
> Event Page: https://reps.mozilla.org/e/geolocation-in-a-box-bangalore/
> Service Page: https://location.services.mozilla.com/
> Bangalore Data:
> https://location.services.mozilla.com/map#12/12.9664/77.5666
> Leaderboard of contributors: https://location.services.mozilla.com/leaders
> As you have invaluable contributions & recognition in OSM, I request
> you to spread the word to the folks based in Bangalore, who can drop
> by the Red Hat office on this Saturday afternoon.
> Thanks in advance!
> --
> Soumya Deb
> http://debs.io
> Twitter: @Debloper
> Open Source Evangelist
> --
> Sajjad Anwar http://geohacker.in
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