[Talk-us] Steady increase in the number of mappers in the US

Russ Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Sat Jul 20 00:09:11 UTC 2013


Serge Wroclawski writes:
 > The real lesson of the ambassador program was that running mapping
 > parties in other cities than your own results in press (sometimes),
 > results in various size turnout, but has no track record of creating
 > sustainable community.

Except for MappingDC, for which you can take more credit than me.

 > That is how you create a long term sustainable community.

Agreed.

 > I'm trying to reach out to groups outside the direct NYC area (less
 > than two hours away) to see if we can run combined events.

Hey, I couldn't pull people from Brooklyn into Manhattan. "It's too
far". New Yorkers are very parochial.

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