News in brief style post… I really should do these as a podcast….
Google MapMaker is releasing the data made by people using their Map Maker service, only for non-commercial and private use. Could be very useful for humanitarian work. Currently for Kenya. Mikel does a great comparison of OSM vs Map Maker.
Google StreetView has launched in the UK for a few areas….highlights include half the photo covered with chestnut leaves, and in Bradford, the car being pulled over by the police. Ed writes a funny post about publicity, spectacle and the press, after the story about a village chasing the G car out of their roads.