Mystery unsolved: ghost ships circling off California

Circle spoofing is an advanced form of GPS manipulation – but nobody knows exactly how, or why.

Credit: Courtesy of SkyTruth/Global Fishing Watch/Orbcomm/Spire
  • 'Circle spoofing' is an as-yet unexplained version of GPS interference.
  • It shows ships moving in virtual circles while they're somewhere else.
  • Is this the cheaper, off the shelf version of a well-known cyberweapon?
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A.I. turns 57 million crop fields into stunning abstract art

Detailed (and beautiful) information on 57 million crop fields across the U.S. and Europe are now available online.

Image: OneSoil
  • Using satellite images and artificial intelligence, OneSoil wants to make 'precision farming' available to the world.
  • The start-up from Belarus has already processed the U.S. and Europe, and aims for global coverage by 2020.
  • The map is practical, and more — browse 'Random Beautiful Fields' at the touch of a button.
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