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Betting On Artificial Intelligence To Guide Earthquake Response

A California tech firm believes that artificial intelligence can help communities prepare for, and respond to, quakes.
First responders in the Marina District disaster zone after an earthquake on October 17, 1989 in San Francisco, Calif. Source: Otto Greule Jr

A startup company in California is using machine learning and artificial intelligence to advise fire departments about how to plan for earthquakes and respond to them.

The company, One Concern, hopes its algorithms can take a lot of the guesswork out of the planning process for disaster response by making accurate predictions

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