The Neolithic Revolution profoundly reshaped the future of Homo sapiens. Humans transitioned out of a dynamic hunter-gatherer lifestyle and began to put down roots. This birth of agriculture changed the course of society; reliability in both food and livelihood spurred exponential growth that carried the population to an astounding 7.71 billion in 2019. The global population is expected to approach 10 billion people by 2050.
We are then faced with crucial questions: Can planet Earth sustain such a large population? Can we innovate and more effectively use our collective resources in order to sustain such a large population?
Learn more about how big data can revolutionize how food is produced and to predict and possibly prevent some of the disasters resulting from climate change by reading the full article on Medium.
About Jacob Galuten
I am a curious student of life, a jazz saxophone player, and a practitioner of Shaolin Martial Arts. I am fascinated by the intersection of art and STEM and pursued both of these interests at Intertrust Technologies through my work designing graphics and exploring the uses of geospatial big data.