AI Right? Episode 14 – Machine Learning within Climate Change

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The latest AI Right? podcast is focused on satellite imagery data, sustainability and how machine learning can impact climate change:

3 key takeaways from the session:

  • - The episode discusses how data can impact climate change and the key role that satellite imagery can have. We also explore how accessible satellite imagery data can be and why data refinery is so important in this field.
  • - The show also explores specific ML use cases that can be used for real world problems such as cocaine smuggling, gold mining and rising water levels.
  • - We also discuss how accessible the climate change field can be for data professionals and how ChatGPT is impacting the field.

Guest Bios:

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Liam Bell - Researcher at University of Strathclyde

Liam is a Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde with a love of all things space and earth observation, and in how to use alternative data sources to understand our progress on global sustainability challenges. They are currently working on a few projects with the university, one with Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in visualising simulated drone networks for medical equipment delivery and the other is looking at assessing the quality of green bonds and other sustainability focused financial instruments using earth observation data with Strathclyde Business School.

Meet the Hosts:

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Kris McFadyen

Kris is an Associate Director at data science and technology recruitment company MBN Solutions. He has worked closely with the UK and Europe’s data markets and leaders for the past six years. He brings in-depth knowledge of the data market’s talent challenges and opportunities to AI Right? 

Andy McMahon Bio

Andy McMahon

Andy is the winner of Data Scientist of the Year at the International Data Science Awards 2019 and is currently Head of MLOps for Data Innovation at NatWest Group. He has a PhD in condensed matter physics and is currently focused on innovations in machine learning and ML Ops.

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Megan Stamper

Megan is a principal data scientist in the media industry and leads a team focusing on conversational artificial intelligence and recommendation mechanics. She has a PhD in Oceanographic Fluid Mechanics and has previously worked for The Financial Times.