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:

Going to be a dad
Big news…. That’s our 11 week scan. My wife’s starting to show a bump, and we’ll be getting a 20 week scan pretty soon, at which point we find out if it’s a boy or a girl. Recently I’ve been doing grown up things ... read more 07/10/2015 16:28
Sky news interview on HOT Nepal earthquake response
Yesterday I appeared on Sky News giving a short interview about the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team response to the Nepal earthquake. This was part of a news tech show called “#Digitalview”, aired at 10:30 (just in the UK I think). Read ... read more 05/03/2015 14:40
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

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