By Alexa Weber Morales
How can data create healthier bees—and better food? Oracle’s cloud innovation team helped the World Bee Project mastermind an international network of remotely monitored hives that connects sensors, microphones, and even a chatbot to provide a global honeybee health system. Next? “One area we’re looking at is the use of blockchain across the supply chain using the honey signature itself,” says Andy Clark, design innovation director for the Cloud Platform Innovation team. This ensures the product hasn’t been tampered with and is truly from a sustainable environment. More at worldbeeproject.org.
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Alexa Weber Morales is director of developer content at Oracle. Morales is the former editor in chief of Software Development magazine and has more than 15 years of experience as a technology content strategist and journalist.