Terrastories mentioned in Cloud-Native Geospatial Foundation blog post

“Being free from the constraints of a typical tech company means Protomaps is a better fit for applications underserved by the traditional software industry. Journalism and the public sector are two areas that have adopted PMTiles. Other use cases I’ve learned about in the past month include wildfire mapping in British Columbia and a storytelling app for indigenous communities.”

Help us create StellarStories: community storytelling about the cosmos

…we propose to leverage the Terrastories codebase to create a sister application of Terrastories for mapping oral histories about the cosmos, called StellarStories. We will adapt the Terrastories API, CMS, and front-end to work with an interactive canvas of the cosmos. Communities will be able to use the same features in Terrastories to control who has access to the content, decide on whether to host their stories online or offline, create curricula of stories for educational purposes, and design a public view of their StellarStories for a global audience to explore.

New Terrastories features released! And a sneak peek of our 2022 roadmap

As we enter the month of May (already!) and as we at the Terrastories stewards team prepare to embark on a major project to rebuild parts of the Terrastories core codebase, it feels like a good time to take inventory of some recent developments and exciting new features that we just released and shipped to our production servers!

A very happy #Hacktoberfest for Terrastories and the Ruby community 🎃

It’s been almost a year and a half since I became acquainted with a wonderful community of open-source Ruby developers. At the time, I was scurrying from one corporate office to another, trying to find the right party to build a geostorytelling application for my organization, the Amazon Conservation Team…

Temporary Teams with Miranda Wang (Storytime with Managers)

Originally posted on Storytime with Managers by WeCohere, here. “Storytime With Managers” are the questions you would ask an expert over a cup of coffee (including the ones you feel scared to ask), packaged up into 20min podcast episodes. Temporary Teams with Miranda Wang – Transcript JENNIFER: Welcome to Storytime with Managers, a podcast by …

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Mapping oral history in the rainforests of Suriname

The classroom was abuzz. Groups of students sat together around mobile phones, exploring a digital map of their traditional homeland, watching videos of their elders telling stories of community history and traditions. Watching them, I could tell that the Terrastories project was onto something.