I have started mapping pet-friendly places in and around Bengaluru. I am considering the newer areas like Devanahalli, Hosakote, Nelamangala, Anekal, etc. Hence, the area I am mapping is bigger than the city of Bengaluru. For mapping pet-friendly places, there are two competing tags. pets and pets_allowed. Given that Pets is used a lot, I am...
The Bachchao Project hosted the “Data: Public, Private and Beyond” from 12th to 15th May 2023 at Panjim, Goa. It’s an Art on Tech exhibition inspired by The Glass Room. I wanted to go but couldn’t due to personal and work reasons.
I showcased Surveillance in the Bengaluru project to attract more contributors to mapping Surveillance in Bengaluru or other cities.
One of the valuable features of Google maps app is GPS logging. It keeps track of where you have been so you can take action if required later. I wanted an open-source, self-hosted version of that.
I have been using maps inside WordPress using Maps Maker Pro. You can see all my major road trips were mapped using that. I like it so much that I paid for it. But recently, I have been thinking about moving map content outside WordPress and maybe using WordPress only to display. Then came the question of how and where to store GIS content.
UDISE+ has the most detailed datasets about all aspects of the elementary education system in India. It collects data from 15 Lakh+ schools from across India. It also has aggregated data at Educational Blocks and Educational districts. This post is about these educational blocks and districts. Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE)...
It’s tough to self-host the maps for Indie users. We usually host the wrapper and styles but end up using third-party tile providers. Even though there are good FOSS options for that, it’s still cumbersome if you are Indie. But Protomaps makes it easy.