The Ocumetics Bionic Lens essentially replaces a person’s natural eye lens, given them the ability to see three times better than 20/20 vision. Though not yet available to the public, human trials of the lenses began in July 2017.

 

Most of us take our vision for granted. As a result, we take the ability to read, write, drive, and complete a multitude of other tasks for granted. However, unfortunately, sight is not so easy for everyone.

 

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“Recently, LinkedIn rolled out its new Website Demographics feature which allows any business that has a LinkedIn Ads account to better identify who exactly is coming to their site. While Google Analytics has for years shown us aggregate data with sessions, pageviews, and more, we actually don’t know who makes up these metrics. What LinkedIn aspires to do here is provide granular information…”

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Digital Farming solutions developed by Bayer support agriculture decision-makers using a variety of geospatial data, multispectral imagery from Sentinel and Landsat missions, imagery acquired from Drones, and field data. Such data is managed, analyzed and disseminated from the cloud using Open Source software such as, among others, GeoServer.

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On April 20, 2010, when BP’s deep-water drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil giant claimed that the spill was just 1,000 barrels per day. A small non-profit in West Virginia, SkyTruth, studied the satellite observations of the oil slick, cataloged its computations, and concluded that the spill was at least 20 times bigger than what was being claimed. The report was swiftly picked up by the media, and lead the US government to straightaway increase the estimate to 5,000 barrels of oil per day.

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