A New Zealand company wants to recreate the planet in virtual reality. They plan to enlist you and me to help them do it. And, they just got a major grant from Epic Games, makers of the hugely popular game Fortnite, to help them do it.
At least they’re not dreaming small.
That’s a major task, and huge, well-funded global giants like Google are already working on it. So they’re using AI to do the heavy lifting, or at least most of it, and a crowdsourced approach to getting the required images and data.