Author: Dyllan Furness


Social media is flooded with illegal wildlife trade but A.I. can help

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In the fight against poachers and illegal trade, animals can use all the help they can get. Thanks to researchers at the University of Helsinki’s Digital Geography Lab, wildlife may find that aid through a popular t…


Cross a John Deere with a Roomba, and you get this crop-monitoring robot

L. Brian Stauffer
Farms are a hotbed for automation. Robots, drones, and artificial intelligence have been assisting in agriculture for years and 2017 showed they could farm an acre and a half of barley, from planting to tending and harvesting, withou…