Smári is a programmer, pilot, writer, solarpunk, and a former member of the Icelandic Parliament. Out of frustration with the lack of progress on fixing Earth's climate, he founded Ecosophy, a company aiming to bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and climate action.
People have been modeling different parts of Earth's systems for decades, on different scales and with different goals from short term weather forecasting through actuarial risk prediction to long term climate models. In this talk I'll explore some of the typical models, methods, data formats, infrastructure layouts and design assumptions that go into such models, and discuss some low hanging fruit available to improve them.
We know that we are in trouble as a human society, so what are we going to do about it?
Showcase projects that do good things What can you do? Tension between system-level problems and the massive powers that be and the scope of individual impact. How do you leverage your privilege? imagining yourself in 2050 narratives.