Chinese farmers are using AI to help rear the world's biggest pig population

Chinese farmers are using AI to help rear the world's biggest pig population
- For centuries, pig-rearing in the country was predominantly a backyard occupation. (The etymology of the Chinese character for “home” literally means “house with a pig in it.”) But since the 1980s, China has swiftly modernized its pork industry to meet the demands of a newly-rich middle class. Now, half ...