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Redefining farm skills for the technological age
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Redefining farm skills for the technological age

Agricultural productivity and performance need to be improved to feed a growing population. Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and robotics will play a key role. Every job in farming will therefore require some reskilling within 10 years, with data analysis skills particularly important.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Monitoring the world’s water, through technological innovation
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Monitoring the world’s water, through technological innovation

Water quality in rivers, lakes and oceans is suffering the effects of pollution, droughts, flooding, water extraction and more. Responding to this starts with knowing the details. Remote sensing, coupled with use of big data, Artificial Intelligence and other technological innovations can provide them.

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Source: VITO
10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education
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10 technologies for improving post-pandemic education

The huge shift to remote learning necessitated by COVID-19 has presented numerous challenges. But these are starting to be met by promising technological innovations designed to drive student engagement, improve personalisation and protect the online educational environment from intruders.

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Source: Forbes
Artificial Intelligence is key to multiple climate change solutions
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Artificial Intelligence is key to multiple climate change solutions

We are at a critical stage for finding quick and affordable solutions for tackling climate change. Artificial Intelligence will be key for assisting the prevention of wildfires, enabling efficient demand-driven energy supply, optimising the food supply chain, guiding us to net zero waste and more.

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Source: Forbes
The future of agriculture will be driven by data
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The future of agriculture will be driven by data

Climate change, along with the measures for tackling it, calls for big changes in how the agricultural sector operates. An increasing amount of Earth observation data, together with rapidly evolving remote sensing technology, is making it possible to adopt a more advantageous, data-driven approach.

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Source: VITO
Meet the healthcare interaction robots
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Meet the healthcare interaction robots

Interactions between healthcare workers and patients waiting in the emergency department could soon be handled by robots. As well as facilitating communication via a video screen, these robots have sensors for measuring vital signs such as skin temperature, pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation.

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Source: MIT