The Environment is Not a System
melanie hoff

Tega Brain, Artist and Assistant Professor of Integrated Digital Media, New York University Figure 1: Seagrass in Tasmania, Australia. Credit: Tega Brain. In late 2017, Microsoft's chief environmental scientist, Lucas Joppa announced AI for Earth, a new initiative to put artificial intelligence in the hands of those who are trying to "monitor, model and manage the earth's natural systems".