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The Data Revolution Hasn't Yet Hit Agriculture

Big data surrounds us. Every minute, our smartphones collect billions of data points on our location, search histories and habits. Data has become one of the world’s most valuable commodities for companies. The $6-billion-dollar sale of the game Candy Crush was not so pricey because of the app itself, but because of the massive amounts of user data […]

PARTNER POST: Who watches the (Global Forest) Watchmen

By Jamie Gibson and Alicia Arenzana Since its launch in February 2014, Global Forest Watch has beamed the latest data on global forests straight to the world’s desktops, tablets and phones. It’s vastly raised our awareness of where trees are being lost and the accelerating rate of deforestation in some areas, like Cambodia, Sierra Leone and Madagascar. The interactive map at […]