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Dan Berkenstock:
The world is one big dataset. Now, how to photograph it ...

TED@BCG San Francisco · 9:44 · Filmed Oct 2013
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Dan Berkenstock: The world is one big dataset. Now, how to photograph it ...
9:44 · Filmed October 2013 at TED@BCG San Francisco · Subtitles available in 20 languages

We're all familiar with satellite imagery, but what we might not know is that much of it is out of date. That's because satellites are big and expensive, so there aren't that many of them up in space. As he explains in this fascinating talk, Dan Berkenstock and his team came up with a different solution, designing a cheap, lightweight satellite with a radically new approach to photographing what's going on on Earth.

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Dan Berkenstock and his team at Skybox Imaging are rethinking how to take photographs from space. Full bio
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