GPS

Weekend to End Women's Cancers 2014 - wrapup

Before

It had been raining all night. Pretty hard at times. The event started at the stadium, so we walked there in a drizzle. But we were cool. We had trained in worse weather, and we had our rain gear. So here we are, mostly confident and mostly dry.

Advanced GPS voodoo with Ubuntu

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Several Garmin GPSes work well with Ubuntu as a mass USB storage device. Navigating the menu to enable the mass USB device can be a bit of a headache. Here is an alternative that takes less fumbling with the joyclick on the Garmin and that does a better job of grabbing the data.

Add a Retail Plaza to OpenStreetMap

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Shops in Cambridge Ontario

There is a small group of shops in your neighbourhood and you wish to add them to OpenStreetMap. This is a tutorial that will lead you through the steps required to add a small group of shops to OSM. You'll be able to complete this contribution to OSM in about one hour.

Let's go mapping.

Explore new territory with a GPS for OpenStreetMap

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A handhed GPSr device
Adding information about your neighbourhood to OpenStreetMap can be relatively simple when there is local data to use as landmarks. Sometimes you want to explore terra incognita and add data for which there is no local reference for dead reckoning. This tutorial takes a first look at using a GPS receiver to collect a track file for use as a reference when adding information to OpenStreetMap.

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