The Eden Project is 3D mapping with drones

 

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Eden Project 3D Recreation

Read my second piece which was in the January edition of Wired magazine (UK) in full below or by following the link. You can watch the video of the 3D recreation at the bottom of this post.

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Machine learning and the personalisation of education.

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David Langridge, Microsoft’s Worldwide Education Senior Partner Development Director, discusses the future of edtech.

Read my exclusive my interview with David for Publishing Perspectives in full below or the original by following this link.

David Langridge is Microsoft’s Worldwide Education Senior Partner Development Director, Worldwide Microsoft Education Industry Group. Publishing Perspectives caught up with him to hear his thoughts on the future of edtech.

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NUKEMAP: The man behind the Google Maps mash-up which shows what a nuclear bomb can do

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How afraid should you be of the H-bomb? A Google Maps mash-up, NUKEMAP, lets you see for yourself – from a safe distance. Mark Piesing hits the button

The second of my New Year double-bill of posts for you…

Read my latest piece for The Independent/ ‘i’ in full below or by following this link.

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These bird-inspired drones will do our dirty work

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Mirko Kovac with one of Aerial Robotics Laboratory’s gliding drones.

A New Year double-bill of posts for you…

First up, read my recent profile for Wired magazine of Mirko Kovac, director of the Aerial Robotics Laboratory at Imperial College London,  in full below or by following this link.

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Hawker hunters: Animal behaviour and missile design

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Read my latest piece for The Economist and an exclusive from the University of Oxford in full below or by clicking here for the original.

FALCONRY is less fashionable now than it was in days of yore. But, over the past few years, sharp-eyed ramblers in south Wales may have witnessed an updated version of this ancient pastime.

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