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By SecureWorld News Team
Mon | Feb 25, 2019 | 8:36 AM PST

We have more data about the earth, climate change, and natural disasters than ever before.

As the University of Cambridge puts it:

"... we have increasingly larger datasets available to observe the planet, from the atomic scale all the way through to global satellite observations."

There's a problem, however: Much of this data remains unused or under used because of the computing power and related approaches required to harness it properly.

Now the University has announced a new effort in using AI to harness and think through this data and approaches to analyzing it.

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Application of Artificial Intelligence to the study of Environmental Risks (AI4ER) at Cambridge University will bring together the following:

      •  computer scientists
      •  mathematicians
      •  engineers
      •  environmental scientists
      •  geoscientists

The collection of experts will have one goal:

"To train the next generation of thought leaders in environmental data science. They will be equipped to apply AI to ever-increasing environmental data and understand and address the risks we face."

If you're interested in AI, robotics, and future technologies, don't miss former Intel Futurist Steve Brown as he keynotes at SecureWorld Boston March 27-28, 2019. Here's a preview: 

Brown will teach a SecureWorld PLUS course in Boston that walks you through a "Futurecasting" process so you can help your organization build the technological future it wants—and avoid the future you do not want.