IBM Turns to Artificial Intelligence to Solve Poverty, Hunger, and Illiteracy
IBM is channeling its science and tech expertise into tackling some of the world's biggest problems.
On Wednesday, the tech giant announced the launch of Science for Social Good, a new program that partners IBM researchers with postdoctoral academic fellows and nonprofits to take on societal issues through data.
With the new initiative, IBM announced 12 projects planned for 2017. Each Science for Social Good project aligns with one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations' blueprint to address some of the globe's biggest inequalities and threats by the year 2030...