Tag: state of the map

by Alex Barth

[OpenStreetMap](http://www.openstreetmap.org/), the free and editable map of the world, kicked off its [international conference](http://www.stateofthemap.org/) today in Tokyo, with the entire first day dedicated to improving disaster response and crisis mapping. With the March 2011 [Tōhoku tsunami](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_T%C5%8Dhoku_earthquake_and_tsunami) still fresh on people’s minds and events like the recent [Talas Typhoon](http://www.newsonjapan.com/html/newsdesk/article/91740.php) reminding us that disasters are a constant […] more »