noun: The Ancient Greek god of the west wind, supposed to be the gentlest of the winds and the messenger of spring

‘Showers starting above Enschede in 10 minutes’, a simple notification of just a simple weather app. The question arises: How can a simple app know this and why is it so accurate? IT plays a large role in how we perceive our surroundings and adjust our behaviour accordingly.Symposium Zephyrus will examine the link between IT and the Environment: What is the effect of cryptocurrency on our environment or of 5G on plants and wildlife; How can we make programs consume less power; and what does the future hold for us. During the Symposium, we will cover the many roles IT plays in the environment.

Have we sparked your interest? Visit our symposium on the 16th of March 2022!