As part of UP42’s Partnership team, I speak to organizations looking to reach new markets and enable fascinating geospatial solutions to solve Earth’s challenges.

In my free time, my love of exploration has taken me to places like Everest Base Camp, Revillagigedo Archipelago, and last year when we were still…

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A year ago from the initiative Geochicas we spontaneously planned a map that showed the names of streets with the names of women and men in order to make visible the historical gap that exists representing female figures in cities. The effort for Las Calles…

It was summer of 2008, I was coming back from spending a sabbatical period in Beijing learning mandarin (the hardest thing I have done in my life! You can ask my brain :P), at that time I was already dreaming in beautiful Chinese characters. Upon my return, one of my…

Throughout the world, our cities are consuming increasing amounts of natural resources while generating more and more waste and emissions. This leads to air and water pollution, and the consequences are being felt on a planetary level.

The concept of smart cities is still developing in many different directions, but…

The foundation for the Nobel Prizes was laid in 1896 when Alfred Nobel, a renowned scientist and inventor, decided to leave a considerable amount of his wealth to establish these prizes.

The first edition took place in 1901 and, since then, it has been honoring extraordinary men and women in…

Self-driving car tech has been a long time in the making. It definitely didn’t happen overnight. However, it sure feels like autonomous cars went from being the subject of science fiction to on-road reality in just a few short years.

So, it’s safe to say we can’t pinpoint all the…

With most big automakers competing to release their semi-autonomous systems as early as 2020, it’s safe to say fully autonomous vehicles are well on their way.

And there is no denying the fact they will profoundly change our lives.

Through advanced syncing and interconnected data, smart vehicles can interact with…

Curiosity has driven human progress since time immemorial. And nowadays, as a result, technology develops at quite a speedy rate. Even faster than our lives can keep up with.

This is a resounding success for the scientific community. …

Waymo has been turning heads in the tech industry for these last few years. It gained prominence by starting off as Google’s protégé in developing the tech behind self-driving cars.

Now, having established themselves as an autonomous company and with the development days at Google being behind them, they’re looking…

Fossil fuels have been powering humanity’s progress since the early days of the Industrial Revolution. However, increasingly more voices are raised in concern whether if this system is sustainable for the future to come as climate change proves to be an ever-looming threat.

That is why — as a necessary…

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Astronaut wanna-be| Fast & Curious | #Oceans Explorer | Science | Tech | StartUps | #OpenData | #OpenStreetMap | #Geochicas Co-Founder | #HOTOSM Board Member

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