OpenStreetMap Part 1: Leveraging open source data for development work

Introduction Open-source tools for development work allows for the power of big data, machine learning and AI to come together to benefit people who may need it most. Open source tools are those with publicly available source code that can be downloaded or changed entirely free of charge. There is a wide range of open-source tools available these days: for instance, this blog is entirely written in the R programming language, free and open source.