Patrick Meier's Blog – January 2018 Archive (2)

How We're Using Drones for Zika Control

Mosquitoes are one of the world’s biggest killers, responsible for spreading deadly diseases including Zika, dengue and malaria. Among the many ways being researched to combat this threat is the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) – flooding the environment with non-biting, sterile male mosquitoes,…

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Added by Patrick Meier on January 11, 2018 at 9:48am — No Comments

World Bank launches Open AI Challenge for Aerial Imagery of South Pacific

Disasters in the South Pacific are a reality. In the past 10 years, major Cyclones have seriously affected hundreds of islands across Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and Samoa to name a few; disrupting millions of lives and causing millions of dollars of damage. Many of the countries in the Pacific region are…

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Added by Patrick Meier on January 11, 2018 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

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