Population of Africa: Mapped

I saw this article on Bing the other day and thought it was interesting…

Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence team mapped the entire population of Africa to within about 30 meters of where they live by matching census data with satellite images of structures/houses.

The outcome is pretty remarkable:

According to this article, the goal of this project is to map and portray population density to help reach and support rural regions around the world.

Have you heard about this project? Does anything in this map surprise you?

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