Tech Crunch: Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon


TechCrunch interviews Topher White to talk about the development of a bioacoustic platform, streaming app, and partnership with Google. With this collaboration, RFCx was able to use machine learning models to begin identifying highly subtle sounds from the rainforest, such as different species, gunshots, and voices. White also discusses how crucial it is that they bring in as many people as possible to work on these projects. Accessibility of this technology is key to making impactful and wide-spread change.

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