[Talk-us] Burning Man old data, publicity opportunity

Jeffrey Johnson ortelius at gmail.com
Mon Aug 5 18:54:01 UTC 2013


He was certainly involved back then, but like me, his interest in
BM/BRC has dropped off a bit. I've connected Migurski with the people
in the Bay Area that have all the data and hoping he can help get
everything together so it can go into the map.

Jeff

On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 11:49 AM, Steven Johnson <sejohnson8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm almost certain that Mikel was involved in one, or both of those '08/'09
> efforts to map Black Rock City. Worth contacting him about what it would
> take to re-do it for 2013.
>
> -- SEJ
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> There are two types of people in the world. Those that can extrapolate from
> incomplete data.
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>> > On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Clay Smalley <claysmalley at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > So Black Rock City is mapped on OpenStreetMap... twice. And both are old
>> > versions (the city as it was in 2008 and 2009). Anyone know why this is?
>> > Should the two old cities be deleted and replaced with the 2013 city?
>> >
>> > I have a feeling that this could be a fun publicity opportunity for OSM,
>> > if we're the first ones to map out Black Rock City during Burning Man. Not
>> > to mention that the kind of people who go to Burning Man would probably
>> > rather support OSM over Google Maps, given someone tells them about OSM. It
>> > brings in people from everywhere, so ideally they could go back to their
>> > respective communities and possibly get more involved in local OSM mapping.
>> >
>> > Just ranting a pipe dream. Does this sound realistic?
>> >
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