The environment is a “hot” topic – as global temperatures have warmed since 1850, the discussion on what to do about it has warmed as well. Climate change continues to disrupt weather patterns, temperatures and water availability, leading to impacts on human and natural ecosystems – even the forests are on the move. A challenge... Continue Reading →
#Tech4Good in the cognitive era
Can technology help improve our quality of life? To learn more, we recently spoke with more than 60 pioneers who are applying cognitive technology in key areas such as social services, the environment, education and public safety. Read the full post published on the IBM Cognitive Business Medium blog
Can AI help protect the earth?
I recently read a GreenBiz article by Erin Biba about how AI is helping to advance environmental science in a new field called "computational sustainability". The idea is that combining the massive amounts of information and data generated about the earth with a computer's ability to learn and discover patterns will help scientists and policy-makers... Continue Reading →
Why cognitive sustainability makes good business sense
A recent LinkedIn post by Abhishek Ranjan talks about the top 10 business drivers for sustainability in 2017. It's a good time to start thinking about the business implications of sustainability. Consider this: 75% of CEOs are developing sustainable products and services and 54 % are investing in green growth opportunities in response to climate... Continue Reading →
“Data beats intuition” says blogger Sheri Feinzig
As part of our Blogger Beat series, Sheri shares what makes her passionate about data science.
3 ways technology can save trees (and our planet)
International Day of Forests is an ideal time to think about how emerging technologies can slow climate change.
Meet futurist and IoT blogger Bill Chamberlin
This month, Blogger Beat brings you Bill Chamberlin, a tech horizon watcher. Use caution when reading - his enthusiasm for the Internet of Things might be contagious.
Meet data scientist blogger Derek Franks
Next up in our Blogger Beat series: Derek Franks, a data geek who applies data science in both his professional and personal life.
Quiz: Does your mobile development project rock?
Calling all mobile app developers and project managers. Test your wits against the wisdom of nearly 600 mobile development professionals.
Brain implants to learn Mandarin? Meet blogger Krista Sande-Kerback
As part of our new Blogger Beat series, Krista shares her thoughts on IoT, agile development and technology’s role in supplying essentials like food and water.