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11,000 scientists declare climate emergency

More than 11,000 scientists across the globe have signed a declaration claiming that states “clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency” and “more severe than anticipated, threatening natural ecosystems and the fate of humanity.”

The declaration asks us to look at the breadth of indicators and how they correlate, not only global surface temperature. And while it also names steps we need to take and policies that must be enforced it is now up to all of us to influence politicians, legislators and businesses…

Related article: More than 11,000 scientists declare a ‘climate emergency’

AI = ten times faster (for USPS)

The US Postal Service (USPS) has been testing AI together with NVIDIA and their GPUs that are developed for deep learning. The technology will help USPS read address labels both faster and more accurately.

“Delivery and testing of the system will begin this year, and the AI is expected to be fully operational in spring of 2020.”

NVIDIA are claiming their system will make processing times 10 times faster. Interesting to see real hands-on application of AI!

Related article: NVIDIA’s AI will help USPS handle packages 10 times faster


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