Thursday, August 25, 2016

CAUSES TV: Computers, Informational Technology & Urban Agriculture

Cities are now home to 80 percent of all people living in the United States and worldwide, almost 60 percent of the population lives in cities. Cities are dense, busy spaces. They are also spaces that consume an awful lot of natural resources and create an awful lot of emissions and waste. Computer scientist and IT specialist are important partners in the development of solutions for effective management of natural resources, emissions and waste. Joining Dr. O'Hara on this edition of CAUSES is Dr. Byunggu Yu, Professor of Computer Science here at the University of the District of Columbia. Dr. Yu specializes in big data and the internet of things. He is also an inventor with a special interest in urban agriculture.

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