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Building a Collective Digital World

Building a Collective Digital World
May 2011 in Seattle, WA

What if you could create three-dimensional models of Yellowstone National Park or the Eiffel Tower from a bunch of vacation snapshots? Microsoft’s Blaise Agüera y Arcas discusses the challenging field of “computer vision” and how it may bring us a 3D collective representation of the world, crowdsourced by ordinary people like you and me using our digital cameras and phones.

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