It is difficult to argue with numbers. Whether you are a CEO looking to optimise your supply chain or a consumer wondering whether to buy an electric car, it is increasingly clear that our choices will have an impact on the world that our children and their children will live in. The numbers are increasingly indisputable. Predicting our climate has always been a tricky … [Read more...] about How Big Data Will Save Our Planet
The interdisciplinary field of computational sustainability is using machine learning algorithms to analyse and extract valuable insights from sets of Big Data gathered from environmental fields. Its not just about having large data sets or advanced pattern finding algorithms its how we use them. The following projects highlight how Machine Learning and Big Data are helping … [Read more...] about 4 Ways Big Data and Machine Learning Are Helping Conservation
Big data is the buzzword. Everything that surrounds you is impacted by big data today. The phenomenon took shape earlier in this decade and now it has become a full-blown reality. There are now a growing number of compelling ways in which big data analytics is being applied to solve real world problems. The biggest of these problems, environment sustainability is also not out … [Read more...] about What Does Big Data Mean For Sustainability?
Once upon a time there was a little Shepherd who lived in a town near the woods . So it starts Peter and the Wolf, one of the tales I read when I was a child. As every tale, Peter and the Wolf, had a moral that now comes to my mind while I am writing this post. As Peter was advised about the Wolf, we have also been advised about Global Warming. Did we learned Peters lesson … [Read more...] about How the Internet of Things Can Help Against Global Warming
GET INSPIRED Copernicus is all about delivering products and services to manage and protect the environment and natural resources, and ensure civil security. The monitoring capacity of Copernicus will be used for the benefit of both Europe and the international community. Copernicus will provide services for a range of different applications such as air-quality … [Read more...] about Copernicus Masters 2015 – The Earth Monitoring Competition