Exploring how Big Data’s potentials can be used to enhance Asian farmers’ climate resiliency.
By Maria Eliza Villarino | Oct 5, 2017 Over the last few years, CIAT, CCAFS and their partners* have been doing groundbreaking work to provide climate information to help farmers make … Continue Reading Climate services for smarter farming – what’s it all about?
Dr. Debisi Araba, CIAT In this guest blog for the #SDG2countdown campaign‘s week on SDG2.2: ending malnutrition, Dr. Debisi Araba outlines a new big data initiative designed to detect … Continue Reading Using Big Data to Help Combat Malnutrition in Africa
By John R. Platt / TakePart October 11, 2016 Energy consumption by indoor cannabis farms will soon rival that of data centers. What’s the carbon cost of legal marijuana? It … Continue Reading Your Pot Habit Is Making Climate Change Worse
Written by: Ernesto Aguilar. October 14, 2016 Amid 170,000-plus attendees and 2,700 sessions, it is hard to not be awed by the sheer spectacle that wasDreamforce, the annual conference hosted by … Continue Reading Community Broadcaster: Using Big Data for Community Radio
By Steve Sonka and Yu-Tien Cheng, University of Illinois November 03, 2015 | 7:01 am EST Big Data — the current buzzword of choice. Today it’s very easy to be overwhelmed … Continue Reading Researchers on Big Data: More than a lot of numbers!
This is a self-derived and motivational research initiated to test statistics and see how data mining, visualization, and predictive analytic is not a bogyman. Have fun! Weight loss is a … Continue Reading Does Pedometric Data Help Us Track Bodily Weight Reduction and BMI? A Self-Initiated Study
Jim Melvin, Public Service Activities October 29, 2015 CLEMSON — While researchers at Clemson University have recently announced an array of breakthroughs in agricultural and life sciences, the size of … Continue Reading Clemson researchers and IT scientists team up to tackle Big Data
A data science machine can tell how humans will behave. (Reuters/ Luke MacGregor) Written by: Olivia Goldhill October 18, 2015 You might presume, or at least hope, that humans are better at … Continue Reading An algorithm can predict human behavior better than humans
Written by: Jason Thomas 6 OCT 2015 – 4:16 PM UPDATED 7 OCT 2015 – 9:06 AM Australia can expect climate change to make food more scarce and expensive in the future, a new report from the Climate … Continue Reading Climate change a massive threat to food security, agriculture
Big data and robotics will help maximise crop yields from every square foot of land Written by: Merryn Somerset Webb on 13/10/2015 On the MoneyWeek cruise last week there was much talk … Continue Reading How big data will feed the global population – however big it gets
Technological advancements allow farmers to collect data on fertilizer usage, how many seeds were planted and how much was harvested. With cloud technology, computerized mapping and drones, farmers are quick … Continue Reading How to Invest in America’s Farmers
Kurt Marko, Contributor at Forbes Kurt analyzes new technologies and their business implications Given their rural isolation, toiling miles away from the coastal centers of technology and finance, it’s easy … Continue Reading Precision Agriculture Eats Data, CPU Cycles: It’s A Perfect Fit For Cloud Services
Food waste has one of the lowest recycling rates in Singapore, and a fair number of organizations here are starting to tackle this. If food waste digesters could provide data … Continue Reading How does big data help sustainability campaigns?
Big Data for climate-smart agriculture Researchers are taking advantage of Big Data analytics to help fight climate change. Photo: r2hox (view original) Data-driven climate adaptation could revive rice yields in … Continue Reading Big Data for climate-smart agriculture