Ilya has been deeply interested in OpenStreetMap since 2010. He tried everything: mapped a lot, proposed tagging schemas, edited a blog and a telegram channel, made two podcasts, organized mapping parties and conferences, wrote JOSM plugins, API tools, editors, geocoders, and various maps. He briefly served on the OSMF Board, made the OSM Awards, and spent three years making MAPS.ME app work better with OSM, contributing to its editing feature and to subway mapping in OSM. There are few areas in OpenStreetMap that do not interest him: that’s why he tries not to miss major events and follows everything that happens in the project.
Want a postcard? Looking for somebody to send a postcard to? Me too! Let's discuss how people in OpenStreetMap come together, which pleasant and otherwise experiences we had meeting other mappers, and how to express gratitude and make people feel a bit closer to each other — with postcards.