Arben Kane | Climate Data applications that save lives


Nick Breeze

Published on Aug 22, 2020

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Welcome to Shaping The Future – In this episode, I am talking to Kontur (https://kontur.io) CEO Arben Kane about How Big data is a vital resilience tool in responding to increased frequency and intensity of climate impacts.

Kontur was born out of a research project at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in the US and is still evolving new perspectives for viewing information that can enhance how we live on Earth at a time when the viability of life itself is being called into question from Climate Change.

Arben and his team have been involved in mapping huge global disasters from earthquakes and hurricanes, with their work building the Pacific Disaster Centre, to more recently the spread of COVID-19 across the communities that span the globe.

Arben talks about how big data is a vital tool that when used correctly can be a huge asset to humanity and how his team are aiming to get around manipulation and security breaches by utilising distributed ledger technology among many other innovations.

There are many more episodes of the podcast being produced so please do subscribe on any of the main podcasting channels. Thanks for listening.

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