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March 3rd, 2013
Viewpoint: We Need Ground Rules for Geo-information

We’ve scarcely started to grasp the scale of the changes information technology will bring this century. One application is to help analyse, map and collate features of our surroundings across the planet and keep track of activity on it. This geo-information has tremendous benefits and is gaining in sophistication and power all the time. The scale of the phenomenon and the quantities of data involved are barely imaginable, but the effect is for humanity to be endowed with new senses that can reach to the Earth’s farthest corners. Read More