FOSS4G Korea 2014, poor GPS photos, and mapillary (part 2 of n)

A classic and age old problem in GPS is collecting potentially wonderful data in the field, getting back the office, and realizing a lot of manual scrubbing, data massaging, and other such careful work will need to be done to make the GPS data useful and meaningful. This assumes we can even meaningfully correct it at all. This is true too (maybe especially) for GPS … Continue reading FOSS4G Korea 2014, poor GPS photos, and mapillary (part 2 of n)

FOSS4G Korea 2014 and the tale of the three Stephens

Much is going on in Korea. It is and will be a place to watch for Open Source GeoSpatial, with the likes of Sanghee Shin and all his local chapter OSGeo compadres leading the charge. FOSS4G Korea was part of Smart Geospatial Expo 2014 this year, and during the expo, Sanghee was awarded a prize from the South Korean president for his work in promoting Open Source … Continue reading FOSS4G Korea 2014 and the tale of the three Stephens

FOSS4G Korea 2014, poor GPS photos, and mapillary

As I have been moving around, whether traveling to Seoul or within Seoul, I have taken a lot of pictures. Some have GPS and I’ve processed to sent to Mapillary, like a few hundred I took on a day wandering Seoul: I’ve taken a lot of strange videos too. I took a couple videos of my feet in the subway train just to get the … Continue reading FOSS4G Korea 2014, poor GPS photos, and mapillary

FOSS4G Korea 2014 and FOSS4G 2015 (Korea!)

I have much to say about my experiences this past week at FOSS4G Korea, but I’ll keep this very short for now. If you live in North America or Europe and are thinking about not going to FOSS4G 2015 because it’s too far, rethink it. Waiting for you on the other side of the world is Korea, a complex mix of old and new, mountain … Continue reading FOSS4G Korea 2014 and FOSS4G 2015 (Korea!)