Big data techniques for a better future
These questions were explored in the symposium “Data Analytics, Social Media and Sustainability”, supported by the Elsevier Foundation at the 28th TWAS General Meeting in Trieste, Italy. The symposium brought together a trio of experts in sustainable development, machine learning and cybersecurity to discuss the promise, potential and challenges presented by the big data era.
The Elsevier Foundation Director Ylann Schemm said the symposium was designed to be a “deep dive” into the importance of harnessing the data revolution for good causes, in particular those pursued by the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Read the full article on the TWAS website: Big data techniques for a better future, Sean Tracey, 28 February 2019