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Google’s Visualization of the Global Arms Trade is Haunting

3 years agoHumor : Geekosystem

The illicit networks that cross the globe are tied into a number of activities. Human trafficking, drugs, and the arms trade are just pieces of a much larger puzzle. Google Ideas, and by extension Google, has been looking at how we can collectively go about leveraging our intelligence and technology to help the world better combat these operations. The recent Illicit Networks: Forces in Opposition, or INFO, summit from the group has led to Google creating a haunting interactive visualization of the global arms trade as a reference tool.
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