Minds Behind Maps

Maps Are Everywhere. These are conversations with those building them.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h32m. Bisher sind 54 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 12 hours 40 minutes


episode 42: Grega Milčinski: The Story of Sentinel Hub, EO Browser & Sinergise: Making Free & Open Satellite Imagery Actually Accessible - MBM#42

Grega Milčinski is the founder of Sinergise, the company behind Sentinel Hub & EO Browser which recently got acquired by Planet. While the deal of the acquisition isn't closed just yet at the time of publishing, we discuss the story behind Sinergise, how it's more of an engineering than remote sensing company and why they decided to get acquired.


 2023-05-01  1h17m

episode 41: Mila Luleva: Why Would a Bank Care About Satellite Images? (Spoiler: It's Carbon Credits) - MBM#41

Mila Luleva is the Head of Remote Sensing at Rabobank, the 2nd biggest bank in the Netherlands. Specifically she works on the Acorn Initiative which aims at supporting small holder farmers transition to more sustainable agriculture practices by selling carbon credits for the biomass these farmers produce. Carbon credits are a messy, complicated and often times controversial topic, all of which I wanted to ask Mila about.


 2023-04-15  1h13m

episode 40: Renny Babiarz: Exposing China's Nuclear Testing - MBM#40

Renny Babiarz is a former Analyst at the NGA (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) and the VP of Analysis & Operations at AllSource Analysis, a company focused on providing geospatial Intelligence investigations. One of the angles of Renny's work is better understanding China's Nuclear testing using satellite imagery, Open Source Intelligence methods & location data.


 2023-04-01  1h48m

episode 39: Kuo-Yu 'Slayer' Chuang: Leveraging Taiwan's Unique Infrastructure to Support Disaster Response - MBM#39

Kuo-Yu 'Slayer' Chuang is the co-founder of GeoThings, a Taiwanese company leveraging SMS to share GPS location, images & any useful information for disaster response. He was also on the board of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team; and has focused on applying mapping to supporting humanitarian endeavours mostly in Asia.


 2023-03-15  1h56m

episode 38: Benjamin Grant: Generating Awe and Using Satellite Images to Inspire Millions - MBM#38

Benjamin Grant is the founder of Overview, which started as a project of sharing 1 satellite image per day on Instagram, now to an audience of nearly 1.5 million. It has since turned into books, exhibitions and collaboration with huge brands like Louis Vuitton; all in an effort to showcase Earth using satellite images.


 2023-02-01  1h27m

episode 37: Iain Woodhouse: Understanding Radar Satellite Images - MBM#37

Iain Woodhouse is a Professor of Applied Earth Observation at the University of Edinburgh, the author of multiple books & course on Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and one of the best people to explain radar remote sensing with decades of experience teaching but also working in the industry.


 2023-01-15  1h54m

episode 36: 2022 Recap: Best Moments From Conversations this Year - MBM#36

As 2022 wraps up, I wanted to bring some of the most insightful moments from conversations over the past year: 12 clips from 12 conversations.


 2023-01-01  1h16m

episode 35: Andrew Blum: Understanding How We Predict the Weather - MBM#35

Andrew Blum is the author of 'The Weather Machine', which provides a history & global overview of how we predict the weather, from the data collection to forecast modelling. His book came out in 2019 so we also discuss the current evolutions & changes since its release.


 2022-12-15  1h32m

episode 34: Hamed Alemohammad: Open Machine Learning for Satellite Imagery - MBM#34

Hamed Alemohammad was the previous Executive Director of the Radiant Earth Foundation, a Non-Profit focused on building open machine learning tools & datasets for satellite imagery through projects like the ML Hub & STAC, Spatio Temporal Asset Catalog.


 2022-12-01  1h22m

episode 33: Mo Islam: The Space Industry is Changing, So Is How It's Reported On - MBM #33

Mo Islam is the Co-Founder & CEO of Payload, a Modern Media Company build around a daily newsletter reporting on the Space Industry.


 2022-11-15  1h26m