IBM’s ‘smart’ lake could be the solution to deadly red tides
Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in seven coastal counties this week as a red tide laps at the state’s shores. While officials and scientists on the scene react, IBM and some of its friends are 1,000 miles away asking Lake George why these things happen. Lake George, to be clear, is a lake. It just happens to be the world’s smartest, thanks to a partnership between IBM Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and The FUND for Lake George called The Jefferson Project. A team of interdisciplinary science all-stars have spent the last five years at Lake George,… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: IBM
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