A joint project of the World Resources Institute and Google, among others, to use satellite imagery and large-scale computing to report open and timely information on the world's forests.
A two-day hackathon with an environmental character. This was the third year. Global. Well, like four cities.
Statistics for social scientists. An attempt to parse causality in a world where everything moves together. Now called data science.
Computer vision for satellite imagery. Bascially enhancing remote sensing with face detection, mostly in Clojure, Python, and R. APIs for imagery.