On AI/ML and the Environment

On “Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning”, with contributors from researchers at University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon, University of Colorado - Boulder, Harvard, MIT, Cornell, Stanford, DeepMind, Google AI, Microsoft Research and more

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Paul Dravis
On the Future of Food

Comments on “The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World”, a book by Amanda Little and media coverage by USA Today, Fresh Air (Terry Gross) and Rolling Stone; along with Beyond Meat’s financial performance.

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Paul Dravis
On AI, Sustainability and Earth Day

Comments from PwC’s report “How AI can enable a sustainable future”, Microsoft President Brad Smith on “as we double down on sustainability”, Apple’sEnvironmental Responsibility Report” and the Pew Research Center’sFor Earth Day, how Americans see climate change".

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Paul Dravis
On Cyber-Farming, AI Ethics and More

From MIT Media lab'sThe Future of Agriculture is Computerized", the European Commission’s Artificial Intelligence ethics guidelines”, the Brookings Institution’s Credit Denial in the Age of AI” and NY Times A.I. Is Changing Insurance

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Paul Dravis
Smart Cities: Today and Beyond

Comments from Singularity University’s Peter Diamandis on “Imagining the Smart Cities of 2050” and Ben Green’s upcoming book “The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology in Its Place to Reclaim Our Urban Future (Strong Ideas)

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Paul Dravis
The Web @ 30: Then and Now

As the World Wide Web turns 30 years old, consider the comments from its creator Tim Berners-Lee in 1989, his current project, called Solid, and Facebook’s new focus on private, encrypted services.

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Paul Dravis