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Researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) have come up with a novel idea for augmenting weather satellite coverage. SSEC has its own weather satellite in orbit, the Suomi NPP, and works in conjunction with NASA to use data from the agency's Terra and Aqua satellites. But …

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Yo Mama

Yo Mama so fat, she show up on Suomi pictures!

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Nice bit of crowd sourcing there.

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James,

Don't you mean Cloud sourcing?

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Happy

I see what you did there, very droll.

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Citizen Science FTW

Compare and contrast this use of the Internet with that other story about the whining ad man.

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Suomi NPP

Finnish satellite?

(Suomi is Finnish for Finland, for all the people with cartoon question marks hovering over their heads).

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"He's now seeking funding to get an Android version of SatCam out to widen the pool of potential pictures."

Why didn't he just develop it once in one of those cross-platform suites which then publishes to multiple platforms???

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