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OpenPOIs Launches

I’ve struggled with writing the first blog post about OpenPOIs because there’s so much to say it’s hard to know where or how to begin. So after much procrastination, I’ll just start with the practical, tangible aspects and expand later … Continue reading

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Creating an open web of points of interest

Location data is everywhere. From huge government databases of geographic features to your pictures in Facebook, it seems like almost every piece of information around nowadays is tagged with its location. However, it still seems that no one is effectively … Continue reading

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What’s up with Google’s data licensing policies?

Wow. Mikel is mad as hell and he isn’t going to take it anymore, saying, “We Need to Stop Google’s Exploitation of Open Communities“. An important perspective from someone who has been at ground zero of open (geo)data efforts for … Continue reading

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