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Beauty of Outdoor Places of London

2 months ago
Richmond Park by East Sheen Gate
Many moons ago, My Society created ScenicOrNot, an online project to rate images sourced from Geograph. Asking users to rate them for subjective beauty, collecting over 1.5 Million votes. LinkExternal link Fast forward to 2017 and 'Artifical Inteligence' systems have progressed, so much so that researchers at University of Warwick have trained a computer algorithm to do something similar...
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Job Posting - Process Nanny

26 months ago
Geograph Project Limited has a position available for a Server Nanny, to monitor and maintain long term stability of system. This is ideally suited to anyone of a detail oriented and conscientious nature, and enjoys seeing their work enjoyed by thousands of visitors daily. This position requires self-motivation and dedication. Will often need to take the initiative in seeking out and dealing with issues. Will work closely with other System and Database Administrators as part of the...
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Job Posting - Server Log Archivist

26 months ago
Geograph Project Limited has a technical position available for a Log Archivist, look after the the logs generated on our servers. This is ideally suited to anyone of a detail oriented and conscientious nature, and enjoys seeing their work enjoyed by thousands of visitors daily. This position requires self-motivation and dedication. Will often need to take the initiative in seeking out and dealing with issues. Will work closely with other System and Database Administrators as part of the...
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Job Posting - Webmaster and SEO

26 months ago
Geograph Project Limited has a position available for a Webmaster, to look after our sites LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link . This position requires self-motivation and dedication. Will often need to take the initiative in seeking out and dealing with issues. Will work closely with other System and Database Administrators as part of the overall community. Geograph publishes a collection of 4.5M photos (growing daily), available to the public via the web. With leads to many...
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Job Posting - Filesystem Monitor

26 months ago
Geograph Project Limited has a technical position available for a Photo Archivist, look after the photos submitted to LinkExternal link. This is ideally suited to anyone of a detail oriented and conscientious nature, and enjoys seeing their work enjoyed by thousands of visitors daily. This position requires self-motivation and dedication. Will often need to take the initiative in seeking out and dealing with issues. Will work closely with other System and Database Administrators as part...
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Job Posting - System Administrator

26 months ago
Geograph Project Limited has a position available for a General System Administrator, to look after our dedicated servers hosting LinkExternal link. This is ideally suited to anyone of a detail oriented and conscientious nature, and enjoys seeing their work appreciated by thousands of visitors daily. This position requires self-motivation and dedication. Will often need to take the initiative in seeking out and dealing with issues. Will work closely with other System and Database...
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Job Posting - Database Backup Administrator

26 months ago
Geograph Project Limited has a position available for Backup Administrator, to look after ongoing Database backups. This is ideally suited to anyone of a detail oriented and conscientious nature. Backups are a highly critical but often neglected (out of sight) part of an overall system. This position requires self motivation and dedication. Will often need to take the initiative in seeking out and dealing with issues. Will work closely with other System and Database administrators as part...
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Jam lives again

63 months ago
(Jam is the name of one of our servers. Which following a forum contest have been named along a Tea set theme. So it helps power the site along with Toast, Scone, Milk and Cream) Jam has been in operation 24 hours a day, since mid 2006. For the first 5 years, it faithfully held the primary copy of the photographs. It had 1.5TB of disk space in a Raid 5 SATA array. By the beginning of last year, it was getting noticeably slow, and also the available disk space was beginning to fill...
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Geograph blocks pinterest.com pinning

66 months ago
============================ Update, Sept 2012: We have since removed the block. As Pinterest now credits geograph images properly. A link to the photo page, and the contributors name and profile appear on the "Pin" page. ============================ Geograph have just instigated a policy of blocking pinning on LinkExternal link This means users of the service will not be able to directly pin images from the Geograph websites. This is motivated by the fact that the...
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Welcome to the new Blog section

81 months ago
This is strictly experimental and not finished. Feedback welcome.
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