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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers analyzed hundreds of thousands of earthquakes to predict the location of aftershocks using machine learning to explore changes in ground stress.
AirShepherd and University of Southern California doctoral student Elizabeth Bondi is helping wildlife rangers stop poaching. But her team is faced with a challenge common in the data science and machine learning space: accurate labeling.