[Talk-us] Fall Editathon Seattle Edition
jeff at gwhat.org
Mon Oct 21 05:44:16 UTC 2013
Looking forward to seeing a clean area in the Seattle-Tacoma corridor!
On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 4:49 AM, Kathleen Danielson <
kathleen.danielson at gmail.com> wrote:
> That resource page is awesome! We should definitely put that into our
> toolkit to help future editathon organizers!
> DC's Editathon is happening later today!
> On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 9:23 PM, Melelani Sax-Barnett <saxbarm at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Things went well in PDX too-- we had about 14 people who came and went
>> throughout the day. Lots of newbies too! I did forget to take pictures
>> though-- oops.
>> Feel free to use/fork our resources page and slides here:
>> Repo: https://github.com/pdxmele/editathon
>> Good luck to the other meetups this weekend!
>> My best,
>> On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 5:51 PM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:
>>> Good to hear you've been having a good time! Re: battlegrid: you're
>>> most welcome! I've shown it to the folks present at the SLC Editathon
>>> today, and everyone found it useful. Please don't hesitate to send any
>>> feedback or suggestions this way.
>>> We had a really good time here in Salt Lake. The turnout was good by
>>> our standards (5 people, 2 new). We did not accomplish a lot of
>>> mapping but we did discuss a potential Utah address points import
>>> extensively. Also, because we all agreed this is a pleasant way to
>>> spend a Saturday afternoon, we are introducing a new monthly event,
>>> the Saturday Mapternoon! If you're in the area, check us out:
>>> On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 6:09 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
>>> > We had a great first day of map hacking in Seattle. I'd like to
>>> > thank Martijn van Exel for creating maproulette.org/battlegrid. Our
>>> group is
>>> > attacking the misaligned roads in Washington State using Battlegrid.
>>> > those that haven't used battlegrid, it is a visual tool to find
>>> > between OSM roads and current Tiger data. We are finding that the
>>> Tiger data
>>> > is better than OSM, especially in rural/outstate locations. But Tiger
>>> > isn't perfect either. Hopefully down the road, the US Census Bureau
>>> can use
>>> > our data to improve their data.
>>> > I would also like to thank Tableau Software for hosting this weekend.
>>> > --
>>> > Clifford
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