After a third delay, Thursday is now the day SpaceX plans to launch two small prototype satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, the beginning of what Elon Musk and his company hope will be a new way of connecting humanity.
Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy in agriculture, but the technology is being used through such tools as drones, sensors and hyperspectral cameras. Great potential is seen for the technology to help increase yields, fight pests and battle drought. Read more
As we begin 2018, there are more than 7.4 billion people on planet Earth. By 2050, that number is expected to reach 9.8 billion. With so many more people to feed, plus the uncertainties of changing climate, we’ll have to find ways to produce more nutritious food with fewer resources.[…]