August 1, 2021

Report: Facebook’s AI Team Maps the Whole Population of Africa

From TechCrunch: A new map of nearly all of Africa shows exactly where the continent’s 1.3 billion people live, down to the meter, which could help everyone from local governments to aid organizations. The map joins others like it from Facebook created by running satellite imagery through a machine learning model. It’s not exactly that there […]

Reference: UCS Satellite Database Updated, Info on Nearly 1000 Satellites Currently Orbiting the Earth

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS): The UCS Satellite Database is a listing of the more than 900 operational satellites currently in orbit around Earth. Our intent in producing the database is to create a research tool for specialists and non-specialists alike by collecting open-source information on operational satellites and presenting it in a format […]