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Dana Bauer

Curious Planeteer working to make the Earth's changes visible, accessible and actionable.

Q&A with Amy Truong—Engineering Leader

Tech

If you’re attending the Grace Hopper Conference this year, don’t miss two talks from Amy Truong, Planet’s Director of Software Engineering. Our software team has been one of the fastest growing teams at Planet this year; and Amy has overseen its transition from startup-sized developer squad to growth-stage engineering organization. At Planet, […]

Four new mosaics for California

Tech

We are excited to release four California mosaics on the Planet Platform Beta, composited fully from our recently released Open California dataset. This means the mosaics themselves are also available under the CC-BY-SA 4.0 license.

Planet's "best-pixel mosaicking" process

Tech

One of our main goals at Planet Labs is to make our imagery easily accessible. This means providing not just the raw images from our satellites, but creating ‘mosaics’ — large overviews of area from many satellites. Building imagery mosaics with the traditional approach involves a lot of human input, and they […]