Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

Posts Categorized / GeoTechnology

New query feature in OSM !!!!

December 4, 2014 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

A couple of weeks ago we mentioned a brand new feature on the OpenStreetMap.org homepage. On the right hand side we have a new “?” button which lets you query the map. On openstreetmap.org, zoom in somewhere Click the “?” button to enter query mode Click the map on something you are interested in Hover […]

How Much Should You Charge for Your Services?

November 26, 2014 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

How to price your services to attract business and make a profit ? Independent contractors (ICs) can charge for their services in a variety of ways, such as a fixed amount for an entire project, an hourly fee, or a sales commission. No matter how you bill clients, however, you first need to figure out […]

How to plan for an open city mapping project using OSM ?

November 10, 2014 | Disaster Management, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

The World Bank recently released its extensive guide to planning an Open Cities mapping project, which was proudly co-authored by HOT.  The Open Cities Project began two years ago under the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), with initial locations in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. The aim is to promote open data ecosystems […]

Growing Geographies of OpenStreetMap

September 29, 2014 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Description This series of maps shows the location of edited content in the world’s largest collaborative mapping project: OpenStreetMap. Data The maps use OpenStreetMap data downloaded from GeoFabrik.de on December 12th, 2013. Each sub-region extract has been parsed and for each node (i.e., elements used in OpenStreetMap to represent any point feature), the coordinates, version, and last update values have […]

Earth at Night

September 10, 2014 | Environmental Issues, General Science, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Apr 18, 2012 City Lights of the United States 2012 Nov 12, 2012 Old Night Vision Meets New Sep 24, 2012 Korea and the Yellow Sea Apr 18, 2012 City Lights of Australia, or Not Oct 13, 2012 City Lights Illuminate the Nile Mar 27, 2012 The Lights of London Sep 30, 2012 Moon Phases […]

The Changes of Our World

September 10, 2014 | Disaster Management, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Earth is constantly changing. Some changes are a natural part of the climate system, such as the seasonal expansion and contraction of the Arctic sea ice pack. The responsibility for other changes, such as the Antarctic ozone hole, falls squarely on humanity’s shoulders. Our World of Change series documents how our planet’s land, oceans, atmosphere, […]

Tenth Birthday of OpenStreetMap

August 6, 2014 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Tenth Birthday of OpenStreetMap         August 9th, OpenStreetMap’s 10th birthday is coming up. Shouldn’t we plan something to celebrate OpenStreetMap 10th Anniversary Birthday party on Saturday, 9th August 2014 as in cities all around the world http://goo.gl/RgKDXB  ! To celebrate, we should arrange a birthday sprint this coming Saturday August 9th at […]

GIS delivers new retail experience to shoppers’ smartphones

May 1, 2014 | GeoTechnology, Life | by aHaSaN

Consumers walking past their favourite store can now receive personalised special offers, at a time – and place – that suits them. Thanks to the latest in Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, a customer’s location can be used to trigger ‘push notifications’ of special offers to their smartphone. Globally, businesses are already using the cutting-edge […]