Stanford researchers have developed a means to predict global areas of poverty, training a computer to scan satellite images for indicators of economic stability like paved roads and metal roofs. What do you think?


“Hopefully technology will be able to cure almost as much poverty as it causes.”

Sandra Wegman • Paranormal Eyewitness

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“Can they detect areas that are abundant in material goods but poor in spirit?”

Jude Denner • Gerbil Psychologist

“This is a tremendous leap forward in the effort to make global suffering less visible.”

Ed Lipinski • Sandwich Craftsman