The big tech quest to find the metals needed for the energy overhaul
How AI may help to dig them up. The clean-energy sector’s appetite for lithium, cobalt, graphite, and other battery materials, grows exponentially. Maddie Stone explores how KoBold Metals artificial-intelligence system, developed in partnership with Stanford University and backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, can help the mining business keep up with demand whilst accelerating the discovery of new ores and driving down its costs.
From MIT Technology Review