AI predicts sales from weather to cut food waste in Fukuoka test

National Jul 26, 2021

AI predicts sales from weather to cut food waste in Fukuoka test

The city of Fukuoka, jointly with the Japan Weather Association, is conducting an experiment to reduce food waste using artificial intelligence. In the experiment, AI is used to predict sales of products in line with weather conditions, allowing stores to adjust their order and production ...

Mercury rises as Japan sees midsummer heat in May

National May 11, 2020

Mercury rises as Japan sees midsummer heat in May

Temperatures across Japan soared Monday, with many areas in the Kanto region topping 30 degrees Celsius — levels on par with those of midsummer days. As of noon, the mercury had hit 31.7 degrees Celsius in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture; 31.1 C in Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture; ...