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How can a tsumami early warning system save lives? In this university podcast, Ridwan Djamaluddin, Indonesia’s deputy chairman for natural resources development, speaks on how the government of Indonesia is relying on technology to deal with climate and weather threats. The work, he says, is not just about creating better detection instruments but also about getting information to flow to those who need it more efficiently. Djamaluddin spoke at the USRio+2.0 Conference, hosted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
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