Future Of Mining > Exploration

AI and the 21st century geologist

Do rock-kicking geos have a future in mining’s new AI and machine learning dominated future? And is ‘data scientist’ the sexiest 21st century job in the world?

Richard Roberts in Toronto

Future Of Mining > Exploration

AI and the 21st century geologist

Do rock-kicking geos have a future in mining’s new AI and machine learning dominated future? And is ‘data scientist’ the sexiest 21st century job in the world?

Richard Roberts in Toronto

AI and the 21st century geologist

Liv Carroll, a highly regarded geologist who now works out of Accenture's London office as the group's senior digital mining principal, told a PDAC 2018 gathering in Toronto she didn't think the traditional geologist's role in mineral discovery and mine planning would be made defunct by smart machines.