Articles

  • Changing the Story:

    By on June 9, 2017

    It surprises me again and again how much we know, or could know, and how much we choose not…

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  • An Economy for HUMANITY

    By on June 6, 2017

    HUMANITY AND THE EARTH’S LIFE-SUPPORT SYSTEM
    The notion of our planet being a life-support system for all life plays a…

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  • Global Food Security

    By on February 13, 2017

    For six years,UrtheCast has been an emerging leader in the democratization of Earth Observation (EO) data by fusing EO…

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  • Building “DIGITAL EARTH”

    By on February 11, 2017

    Paper maps obsolesce rapidly from the moment they are printed, because the ink on the paper remains the same…

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  • Climate Migrants

    By on February 10, 2017

    Climate change is already displacing thousands of people. There is little doubt that the coming decades will see a…

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  • Lidar is Key to Autonomous Vehicles

    By on February 9, 2017

    Once Mass delayed, self-driving cars promise to reduce dramatically the number of traffic fatalities, because they will never be…

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  • SDGs

    By on February 8, 2017

    The global community is not making much progress towards sustainability and the current economic and environmental development is not…

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  • Google Earth Enterprise Goes Open Source

    By on February 7, 2017

    Google is open-sourcing Google Earth Enterprise (GEE)! It is rare for a quarterly publication to be able to publish…

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  • Supporting Agenda 2030’s Sustainable Development Goals

    By on October 11, 2016

    In October 2015, the United Nations’ Plenary agreed on Agenda 2030, the “Road to Dignity,” as the Secretary General…

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  • Robots of the Deep

    By on October 8, 2016

    We have mapped the surface of the Moon at a resolution of 328 feet. We have mapped the surface…

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