Sustainable Software

Learn how to define, build and run sustainable software applications.

The current state of affairs and a roadmap for effective carbon-accounting tooling in AI

The societal case for carbon accounting of AI systems   Digital services consume a lot of energy and it goes without saying that in a world with accelerating climate change, we must be conscious in all parts of life with our carbon footprints. In the case of the software that we write, specifically, the AI systems we build, these ...

Deep Learning to the rescue! Mitigating anthropogenic impact upon killer whales in the Canadian Arctic and Salish Sea

History and Background  Marine vessel traffic is having a negative anthropogenic impact on marine environments and marine mammals, such as killer whales and other cetaceans, which experience growing pressures by the increasing and constantly changing diverse anthropogenic ocean use and activities performed in coastal areas. The ...

The Carbon Footprint Of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform how we fight climate change. However, it also increasingly contributes to it: the carbon footprint of AI is growing exponentially. Bigger models, more data, and deployments contribute towards 'RedAI'. A nascent field called 'GreenAI' is focused on measuring & mitigating this.