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:

OpenStreetMap Notes in MAPS.ME
I made a tool to scratch an itch I’ve been having recently. I wanted to see OpenStreetMap notes within the MAPS.ME app, so I made a thing to fetch and generate… OpenStreetMap notes as KML This let’s you grab all the notes in an ... read more 03/12/2017 12:25
Open House rails developer
[Update: They’ve now hired a rails developer. Thanks for the responses! Still opportunities to help I’m sure. I will to try post an update on how to get involved] I wanted to help promote this Ruby on Rails developer job at OpenCity ... read more 12/02/2016 14:30
Thanks Chain Reaction Cycles!
Look how happy our baby is with his new little bike: It arrived in a box yesterday along with a letter from Chain Reaction Cycles: “Dear Baby Wood, We noticed that your daddy got a nice new bike delivered from our website and you were ... read more 11/23/2016 02:53
Keyboard Letters Game
I made an online game for my 8 month old baby to play. If you are a baby you might like it too! : >>> Keyboard Letters Game <<< Maybe I should come up with a more imaginative name for it, but the idea is, he can bash the ... read more 09/10/2016 13:46
Leaflet Geolocation error: Only secure origins are allowed
I described some reasons to switch to HTTPS on my website. To be completely honest though, I didn’t finally get off my ass do that for any of those good reasons. I did it because I was building a map thing which requested browser geolocation ... read more 07/21/2016 17:49

OpenStreetMap diary:

Mapping Grenfell Tower
A month ago the Grenfell Tower fire happened, killing >80 people. Back in 2009 we did an OpenStreetMap mapping party near ... read more 07/13/2017 01:19
Wenlock Arms January (+ Blue posts tonight!)
We've got an OpenStreetMap London pub meet-up tonight! We're managing them approximately monthly these days, so last ... read more 02/21/2017 13:15
The OpenStreetMap awards, and writing about people in pubs
I was meaning to say (and left it a bit late) it is a great honour to be nominated for the OpenStreetMap awards. I have realised ... read more 09/22/2016 12:49
Long Names of OpenStreetMap
Check out this thing which I just got working again: >>> Long Names of OpenStreetMap <<< So that's ... read more 08/31/2016 14:41
Tree named pubs of London
It's London Tree Week. I saw someone tweeting at OSMLondon asking "Can you help identify tree named pubs In ... read more 05/30/2016 18:28