A thought-provoking piece by Frederik Ramm (founder of Geofabrik) on how machine learning and spatial data could be used for malicious purposes. For example, generating building outlines automatically from satellite imagery. In fact, he goes a step further to suggest that machine-made data like this is a kind of military technology. It’s an extreme view, but he has a point.
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