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Drones and Satellites For Good - Keeping the Peace

In February of this year, the UN released a report calling for an upgrade in the technological tools deployed by peacekeeping forces. More specifically, they advocated an increase in the use of drones in humanitarian efforts, highlighting their ability to monitor and curb outbreaks of violence, and to gather information about the situation within conflict zones. Read on

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RESET Special: Drones and Satellites for Good - How Drones and Satellites Are Helping the World

From the bottom of the ocean to the outer reaches of the galaxy – the possibilities offered by drones and satellites are practically unlimited. Unmanned aerial vehicles are no longer only used in war zones. Equipped with cutting-edge technology, they are also valuable aids in the fight against pollution and social injustice. They can expose polluters and even locate people buried under rubble. In our RESET Special 'Drones and Satellites for Good', we will introduce projects that use satellites and drones towards sustainable development. Read on

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Unmanned Drones Used to Protect Endangered Vaquita

The Vaquita is the smallest of all cetaceans, and is one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world - along with whales, dolphins, seals, manatees, sea otters - with less than 100 of them on the planet. Mexico is testing the use of unmanned drones to help protect the critically-endangered Vaquita from being killed by illegal fishing activities in the Gulf of California. Read on


Big Data

When Google decides which websites you should see and Amazon is set to send out goods you have not yet ordered, then you can be assured that Big Data is involved in some way. But where does this ‘Big Data’ come from, what does it mean for us and how can it be used in a meaningful way? Read on