Tag: conferences

by Bonnie Bogle

Hundreds of users, contributors, and mappers are converging next month in San Francisco to discuss [OpenStreetMap](http://www.openstreetmap.org/), the free and editable map of the world often called the “Wikipedia of maps.” More than 1 million people have signed up to contribute to OpenStreetMap, making it the world’s largest open-source map. Here at [MapBox](http://mapbox.com/) we’re interested in [...] more »

by David Sasaki

OK, So you’ve got your own blog. You’ve started taking pictures and posting them online. But what’s more, you’ve also trained some of your friends, family, and neighbors how to publish online. And, via the blogosphere, you’ve been able to get to know others in your city who you otherwise never would have met. Great! [...] more »

by JD Lasica

One truism that has remained constant over the years is that journalists and technologists rarely cohabit the same physical plane. Even when they cross each other’s path, they rarely speak each other’s language. And yet, any great leap forward in the new media space requires great technology. As much as journalists like to imagine that [...] more »

by David Sasaki

A few weeks ago I interviewed Cristina Quisbert of the Voces Bolivianas project in El Alto, Bolivia. She made the point that in Bolivia – and across much of the world – women often have less access to new technologies than their male counterparts. Furthermore, once women are empowered to use new communications technologies such [...] more »