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:

I’m no longer twitter domesticated
It’s a weird time in technology and the web. It feels like a couple of big shifts are happening all at once. One of them is a big rise in “enshittification”, most noticeably for me with the death of twitter. It’s pretty ... read more 2024/04/03 14:14
Job at Vivup
I started working at Vivup (vivupbenefits.co.uk). Actually I started there approximately one year ago, so in order to keep this blog bang up to date as ever… time to tell you about this! Vivup helps organisations provide benefits to their ... read more 2024/02/04 17:50
Oomph! Wellness
I was waiting for the right time to blog about my latest job. As it has now come to an end, I guess that’s overdue! So let me tell you about where I spent the past ~8 months: Oomph! Wellness. They’re a company providing training and ... read more 2022/05/10 17:06
2020 for me
2020, the year of the virus, has been pretty alright for me actually. For me it was never going to be a normal year, with a new daughter arriving in January. By comparison the virus …well it’s a big deal, but impacted me relatively ... read more 2021/01/02 00:58
Linear time calculator
I keep doing the same calculation over and over again, so I decided to make an online tool specially for it: >>> Linear time calculator <<< It’s a simple enough calculation to work out a time estimate for something ... read more 2020/09/04 23:42

OpenStreetMap diary:

Pub meet-up Tues 4th + Tech talk Mon 10th
We have two London events coming up! A standard pub meet-up this coming Tuesday (4th June), and a tech presentation the week ... read more 2024/06/03 01:01
OSM editing streak fail
At the new year I had the crazy idea to go for a 2023 OpenStreetMap Editing streak (Try to do at least one edit every day). I ... read more 2023/01/17 14:33
London pub meet-ups and other updates
Back in October in we had a London pub meet-up in the Monkey Puzzle pub. It was pretty well attended. There were three or four ... read more 2022/12/13 14:21
The Parkland Walk unstyled map printout
Next week we’re having an OSMLondon pub meet-up for the first time in a while. Or at least I am. People don’t seem to like ... read more 2022/07/07 00:57
Some picks from the 30 Day Map Challenge
“30 Day Map Challenge” happened over November. Remembering this from last year, I knew we were in for a bombardment of ... read more 2021/12/07 10:40