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Cake day: Jun 28, 2020


The Song of the Dodo looks pretty interesting. Love the sciency but not too academic type of books. And it’s available on open library for free! https://openlibrary.org/works/OL2699033W/The_Song_of_the_Dodo_Island_Biogeography_in_and_Age_of_Extinctions

I recently enjoyed The Man Who Loved Only Numbers by Paul Hoffman

What gets the size so big? Is the base image alpine?

I used OSMand app on android to record my GPS while walking. There is a plugin called “trip recording” that you can use and it saves locally to your device. From there you can upload directly to OSM or send the gps trace to your computer and drag/drop it to the web interface. Here’s a nice video showing how to do it https://youtu.be/3FqSYXxMCIs

I love using StreetComplete! It has been fun to help map out areas I’ve lived in. Also I often use OSMAnd to add notes that I’ll then fix when on a desktop computer.

Do you happen to know the story of Organic Maps? It says it is by the maps.me founders but how come they didn’t stick with maps.me?

This is so great thanks for doing this!

I know it’s not everybody’s cup of tea, but have you thought about doing a newsletter? Not only for updates like this but also to highlight content. Something with an rss feed would be great

Author mentioned on HN that they might add SMTP support.

Do you have a solution for syncing notes between your phone and computer?

Are you throwing the code up in a repo anywhere?

This years seems much more approachable to me. Like the problems are easy enough that I want to try doing them in Go but have been too lazy the first few days and just done them in JS. Also this year I’m just trying to finish them instead of getting a perfect solution like last year.

It’s too bad there isn’t a great FOSS alternative

oh cool, do you need a domain for that? Do you find the performance any better than the public server?

Have you had any luck setting up an instance of your own?

This is impressively transparent. They’re doing great work but have a lot ahead of them.