Hunting Poachers, AI Style

via Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife (VETPAW) -  http://vetpaw.org/ and the VETPAW GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/vetpawsaves

via Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife (VETPAW) –  http://vetpaw.org/ and the VETPAW GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/vetpawsaves

Today's feature post contains two, fundamentally related stories that are at least – on the surface – perhaps possess an equnamity of import. Yet the latter of the two is closer to my interests in animal welfare between & betwixt US Veteran engagement on the savannahs and forests of the continent of Africa. Read On, and see which is the most important to you! In either case, you be the judge!

Via Jean Kumagai, writing at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Spectrum Magazine, details the utilization of artifical intelligence in the effort to curtail pachyderm poaching. Simply Outstanding.

"AI is usually applied to problems of modern technology, Tambe notes, but this work is different. “We’re using AI to save the natural world—these stunning landscapes and animals that we hope won’t disappear,” he says. “These are important treasures.” – via Jean Kumagai, writing at the IEEE Spectrum Magazine

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/artificial-intelligence/this-ai-hunts-poachers?