Harry Wood

Welcome to Harry Wood's website. The blog is probably more interesting than the rest of this site... and the blog isn't very interesting so what does that tell you?

Recent blog posts:

Grandma trying lemmings
I thought I’d share a memory of my Grandma who died about four years ago. Although grandma was always old and lady-like as any grandma should be, she did like trying things. I sat next to her in a restaurant one time with these over-the-top ... read more 02/27/2015 11:32
The Long Tail of OpenStreetMap
For my presentation at the OpenStreetMap conference State Of The Map 2014 in Buenos Aires, I gave a talk titled “The Long Tail of OpenStreetMap”. Video of my ‘Long Tail of OpenStreetMap talk’ now available! Below are all the ... read more 11/17/2014 19:24
Typhoon Crisis Mapping ODI talk
At the Open Data Institute, the office where I’m working at transportAPI these days, they have “Friday Lunchtime Lectures“. Presentations on all sorts of open data topics. It was my honour to kick off the 2014 series with a talk on ... read more 01/14/2014 00:11
An OpenStreetMap training course intro
A week ago I got together with Steve Chilton and Steven Feldman and gave an OpenStreetMap training course to a handful of enthusiastic young people who were about to head out to Ghana as volunteers with a charity called tzedek. Photo by Steven ... read more 07/02/2013 12:03
Interview about VGI and OpenStreetMap
The following is a set of questions which BhaveenĀ Dattani put to me, as part of his studies of VGI and OpenStreetMap for his course at Aston university. The basic questions are the always the big questions, and I had to take a step back and think a ... read more 04/02/2013 02:30

OpenStreetMap diary:

Hoxton, Brixton, and lots of data entry + Holborn tonight!
Last weekend I decided to ignore all my most pressing todo list items, chill out, and catch up on some mapping (Putting in map ... read more 09/04/2014 19:40
OpenStreetMap birthday weekend (including wikimania etc)
Tonight we're heading out mapping again! Join us for a London mapping evening in the Bond Street/Mayfair area. I'm not ... read more 08/20/2014 16:51
Many London events + Artillery Arms
There's going to be a good old London OpenStreetMap pub meet-up TONIGHT at the Monkey Puzzle in Paddington. When was the ... read more 07/22/2014 13:54
Baker St Mapping evening + Artillery Arms Tonight
We've got a London OpenStreetMap pub meet-up tonight! Join us in the Artillery Arms from 7pm. It's just a social pub ... read more 05/29/2014 19:29
Mapping Baker St TONIGHT, and other summer events
My #geomob hangover has barely cleared up, and already it's time for a London Mapping evening. Should be a lovely sunny ... read more 05/14/2014 17:04