England’s entire landscape will be mapped with lasers to tackle flooding, help conservation work and even track illegal waste dumps, the Environment Agency said. Under plans unveiled by the government agency, aircraft equipped with laser scanners will map all 130,000 sq km of the country in 3D, including rivers, fields and national parks, by 2020.
Whole of England to be mapped with lasers to tackle flooding and illegal waste dumps | The Independent
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Just pre-ordered this, mainly for the power. The VR is just a bonus. I doubt it’ll be obsolete for awhile.
Amazon.com: Oculus Rift + ASUS Oculus Ready G20CB-WS71 Desktop PC Bundle: Video Games – Coyoty Writes a Journal
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Gamers solve decade old HIV puzzle in ten days.
The problem was submitted to users of the online game Foldit, who were able to use social interaction and spacial skills that computers don’t have.
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