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Narrowband, Part Two

Regarding an exploratory look into the inner workings of GroundWork, a web-based segmentation labeling tool. Part One covers my experience using GroundWork in a competition that involved labelling cloud pixels in satellite imagery.

September 18, 2020

Narrowband, Part One

Regarding a competition to label satellite imagery and identify cloud pixels for machine learning training data. Part Two takes a more technical look at the inner workings of GroundWork, a web-based segmentation labeling tool used for that task.

September 18, 2020

An Unnamed Wandering Plane

A meandering dive into plane spotting techniques to learn more about an aerial surveying flight over Pennsylvania.

April 7, 2020

The Light Map

On how a tornado inspired me to make a map using NASA’s “Earth at Night” satellite imagery to highlight electrical generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure for editing in OpenStreetMap.

February 5, 2020

The Dark Side of ZIP Codes

A look into the history of ZIP Codes and, echoing skepticism of the 1960’s, a question about their relevance in today’s society.

January 23, 2020