Picks of the week: Photoshop and Google Maps Outdone

Here are the interesting links I harvested this week:
Grass on Photoshop

  • You thought Google Maps was the best? Here is something even better for you: OpenStreetMap offers a free editable map of the whole world. It allows you to view but (and this is new) also edit geographical data. This means the maps continue to get better, in an "open source", collaborative way.
    As a result, those areas which typically don't feature with details on Google Maps (those areas we -humanitarians- work in), and get detailed up to an unexpected level. (Discovered via Aid Worker Daily)
  • Through SixDegrees.org, you can support your favorite charities by donating or by creating fundraising badges on your website.

  • Blood and Milk is one of my favourite development blogs, full of inspiration. Through Alanna, I discovered this link:

  • TrackerNews, an initiative by Instedd, is an news aggregator with a twist. Its beat covers health, humanitarian work and technology as it applies to both. You can also follow their blog.

  • And now for something completely different: Photoshop Tutorials features amazing digital pictures and techniques.
More Picks of the Week on The Road.

Picture courtesy John Emanuel Shannon


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