Facebook (FB) Utilizes AI To Craft Ultra-Accurate Population Density Map

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s Connectivity Labs team took to an official Facebook Code blog post to explain how its new algorithm will craft precise population density maps using artificial intelligence (AI). According to the post, 10% of the world’s population cannot gain internet access with current methods. The aim of the project is to bring connectivity to these areas. The company hopes to understand how human population is distributed, a concept which will help determine exactly how to provide internet access to each area. Areas where people live close together are best served with Wi-Fi hotspots, and other short-range access networks. In areas where human population is not bundled as closely together, such as isolated houses, cellular technologies can provide connectivity. Similarly, the location of these settlements in relation to each…


Link to Full Article: Facebook (FB) Utilizes AI To Craft Ultra-Accurate Population Density Map