Tag: Climate

Big data in agriculture (DDW2.1)

(This article was first published on Cartesian Faith ยป R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) The Data-Driven Weekly is kicking off 2016 by exploring how big data and analytics is powering data-driven business in different industries. First off is the

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Global warming-related heat wave roasts Europe while death toll rises from India to Japan

Young boys cool off in a weir on the Berounka river close to a village of Dobrichovice, Czech Republic, Thursday, August 6, 2015. Image: Petr David Josek/Associated Press By Andrew Freedman2015-08-12 18:13:52 UTC It’s been a cruel, cruel summer for

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USDA, Microsoft to Launch “Innovation Challenge” to Address Food Resiliency

  USDA, Microsoft to Launch “Innovation Challenge” to Address Food Resiliency $60,000 in Prizes Offered for Most Creative Applications Using USDA Open Data WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering with Microsoft to launch

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