By Scott G. Stephenson
The value of artificial intelligence is its ability to think like humans do—but at a larger scale and much faster without getting bored or tired. AI is already being used to tackle some of the world’s greatest economic, business, and social challenges. And with data now available at enviable scales, depth, and rates, AI applications are poised to change our world.
By Sarah Bobby, Tim Johnson, and Karthik Ramanathan
Whether in the aftermath of a Sandy, a Harvey, or a Michael, the main objective of post-hurricane damage surveys is to gain as much knowledge as possible about these typically infrequent yet destructive natural catastrophes. Surveys can be critical to assess the built environment’s response and subsequently used to continually improve catastrophe models.
By Steve Paton
By Drew Doleski
By Tom Heggarty and Benjamin Attia
Midway through 2019, positive signs are appearing on the global solar market. Although 2018 was a year of upheaval for the global solar PV (photovoltaic) market, we’ve seen policy clarity in China and Saudi Arabia as well as highly aggressive solar-plus-storage pricing in Hawaii and bold plans for some of the world’s largest single-site PV projects in India.
By Doug Jentzsch
Continually capturing and refreshing aerial imagery is an ongoing process, but it’s vital to advancing machine learning far beyond what’s possible today. The current and future applications for this artificial intelligence will be invaluable in helping the insurance industry keep pace with ever-changing customer expectations.