4.7 — Meat: Breaking a 2.5 Million Year Old Habit

The planet’s population is due to grow by two billion over the next few decades, and the environmental consequences of feeding all those people with a diet based around eating meat are significant. Follow the hunt for a new, possibly better source of protein on this episode of Trailblazers.

Social Media + Satellite Imagery = Predictive Power

When disaster strikes, rescuers gather massive amounts of information nearly real-time from Twitter. Data scientists are developing a way to fuse the timely social media data with reliable satellite imagery to guide disaster relief, track the spread of disease and more.

Fighting Fire’s Fury With Data

Experts across the globe are turning to data and transformative technologies like machine learning to predict, prepare for, and manage disasters that follow wildfires. Learn how emerging technologies are transforming satellite information to deliver data far faster and with more detail than ever before.

What is a Data Ethicist and Should Your Company Hire One?

Many consumers don’t realize the extent to which companies collect and use their information. The emerging “data ethicist” role helps companies weigh these ethical considerations and more.

Overcoming Barriers to AI Adoption: Experts Weigh In

While results from a recent Forbes Insights survey show enthusiasm around AI’s potential, the numbers also indicate potential fragmentation in its adoption. Data management and security, company culture, customer experience and more are being weighed in the balance toward a comprehensive data strategy.

How Robots Are Helping Scientists Predict Earthquake Aftershocks

Researchers analyzed hundreds of thousands of earthquakes to predict the location of aftershocks using machine learning to explore changes in ground stress.