AI can protect us from nature, but how do we get there?

AI can protect us from nature, but how do we get there?
AI might help predict storms and reduce the damage they cause. (Image: Getty)
Ben Moore
The government should consider investing in its own private cloud, including a supercluster that can run machine learning workloads, if it wants to have the best chance of using artificial intelligence to create a country resilient to natural disasters.Kiarie Ndegwa, a senior machine learning engineer for Wellington-based Dragonfly Data Science, believes that there is huge potential for using data gained from a variety of data about Earth and its natural systems to create a more resilient country, but told BusinessDesk that it will take se...

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