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OpenStreetMap by Jonathan Bennett

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Achievements

In five years, OpenStreetMap has gone from a small project run by a few enthusiasts in London to being a global resource with thousands of users and the start of an industry based around the data it collects. It's no longer just a hobby for a few, but a serious project attracting the attention of companies and governments.

Achievements

Many specialist maps have been created, including OpenCycleMap (http://www.opencyclemap.org/) showing cycle networks and routes, a Piste map for skiers and snowboarders, a hiking site combining maps with photos for guidance, and a nautical chart.

When the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games started, the photo-sharing website ...

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