Facebook’s AI team maps the whole population of Africa

  • “The project will eventually map nearly the whole world’s population,’ Facebook said in a blog post.
  • Luckily, this sort of task — tedious but simple — is perfect for AI. To automate this process, Facebook’s engineers used data from open-source mapping project Open Street Map to train a computer vision system that can recognize buildings in satellite imagery.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2019/4/9/18301738/facebook-artificial-intelligence-ai-map-world-population-density-humanitarian-efforts

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