Facebook Maps Where We Live, Hoverboards Officially Unsafe… [Tech News Digest]

Facebook makes detailed population density maps, FBI says all hoverboards are dangerous, Facebook creates a team for social in VR, Legend of Zelda turns 30, and watching 554 Simpsons episodes in 360º VR could actually blow your mind. Facebook Maps Out Where We Live As a side effect of Facebook’s attempt to connect everyone to the Internet, Facebook has created super-detailed population density maps. The intent is to then use well-positioned drones and satellites to deliver Internet access to many people in the most efficient way. Facebook’s Connectivity Lab has already spent two years building these drones, satellites and lasers to deliver this Internet access, and has now mapped out exactly where it needs to be delivered. As this is expensive technology and most of the earth doesn’t have people…


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