Artificial intelligence


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How to solve water scarcity with AI technology?

Author | Arantxa Herranz It is estimated that around 785 million people in the world lack even a basic drinking-water service and at least 2 billion people use a drinking water source contaminated with faeces, transmitting diseases such as diarrhoea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. The World Health Organisation figures also ...
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Artificial intelligence is using a growing amount of resources

Author | Marcos Martinez The power used in artificial intelligence has been doubling every 3.4 months, according to Open AI. These are completely unsustainable metrics, even eclipsing cryptocurrencies. This acceleration, measured in petaflops per day, has even defined a new period in the era of computer science, leading to what is ...
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Three science fiction cities that predicted the future

Author | Jaime Ramos Science fiction is a genre in itself that combines various narratives and styles. The motivations of the characters, the different storylines and even the somewhat profound philosophical sources stem from the combination of fantasy and science. A combination which, naturally, has influenced the urban nature of human ...