Cynthia Systems on Monday, April 29, 2024

High-Performance Search in Formula E Racing

Racing for a cleaner future, faster – that's the essence of Formula E, a revolutionary motorsport series that transcends the boundaries of traditional racing. These groundbreaking electric cars don't merely compete on the track; they serve as the vanguard for the road vehicles of tomorrow, providing a dynamic testing ground for cutting-edge electric technology. At Cynthia Systems, we wholeheartedly embrace the ethos of Formula E racing, as it resonates perfectly with our own journey beyond carbon neutrality.

Our mission extends far beyond developing state-of-the-art cognitive search engines; we are driven by a vision of harmonious synergy between technological advancement and environmental responsibility. Just as Formula E pushes the limits of electric motorsport, we strive to maintain a zero-carbon footprint in every aspect of our operations, actively contributing to the well-being of our planet and the global community we all share.

It's Go Time for Cynthia - The Dueling Methodologies

Cynthia, a cognitive search engine, stands unrivalled in her class, delivering unparalleled performance. As highlighted by The Forrester Wave™, cognitive search enhances employees' intelligence, empowering them to make smarter decisions and complete tasks more efficiently. It also enables customers to support themselves and easily find information about products and services. The foundation of great online experiences lies in seamless search and discovery. To transform website visits into memorable and delightful experiences, web developers must prioritise helping visitors find what they need quickly and effortlessly.

Cynthia offers cognitive search capabilities that not only boost engagement rates but also provide personalisation, creating friendly and intelligent online retail experiences. When visitors land on a website, they have two primary methods of search and discovery: browsing or searching. We all remember Yahoo and its eventual usurpation by Google, which can be attributed to the technological distinction between navigating a vast taxonomy, like the Yahoo directory, and directly searching for specific information, a feat Google pioneered through its superior natural language understanding and page rank algorithm.

The Need for Speed in Search & Discovery

During our visit to the Formula E website in search of the latest ABB FIA Formula E racing news, we at Cynthia Systems were thoroughly impressed by the site's stylish and cutting-edge visual appeal. The design truly captures the spirit of innovation, environmentalism, and the thrill of high-speed chess that racing represents. However, we also noticed that the Formula E website currently lacks a search bar, relying solely on a browsing-based taxonomy. This absence makes it more challenging for users to find specific topics of interest, such as renewable energy initiatives and the experiences of girls and women in Formula E racing.

The Difference Between Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Formula E has adopted a modern, best-in-class, state-of-the-art approach to sustainability, closely adhering to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. With four main pillars – Excellence, Environment, Equity, and Ecosystem – Formula E is accelerating sustainable human progress. By adopting internationally recognised standards for sustainable event management and environmental excellence in sporting events, Formula E reinforces its leadership, brand reputation, and credibility.

Formula E champions the environment by implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals within its environmental strategy and aligning its carbon emissions with climate science. In the race for equity, Formula E's social impact initiatives go beyond mere projects; they represent a pledge to tackle inequalities and nurture inclusive, resilient, and diverse communities in every city they visit. To cultivate their ecosystem, Formula E enhances the brand visibility and reputation of their Teams and Partners by developing bespoke sustainability campaigns and activations.

“In 2023, we continued to lead the way in sustainable sport by building on our net zero carbon commitments, progressing against our emissions reduction targets and, more recently, becoming the first sport in the world to align to PAS 2060, the international specification for the demonstration of carbon neutrality.” —Jeff Dodds, CEO, Formula E, Season 9 Sustainability Report

However, there is a subtle difference between sustainability and renewability. Renewable energy refers to energy derived from sources that are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. These sources are considered inexhaustible and have minimal environmental impact, with technologies including solar panels, wind turbines, hydroelectric dams, and geothermal power plants.

Sustainable energy is a broader concept that encompasses not only the source of the energy but also the way it is produced, distributed, and consumed, aiming to meet current energy needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Cynthia, with her advanced capabilities, can effortlessly isolate discussions of renewable energy from the broader goal of sustainability, focusing like a high-performance laser to identify the renewable energy initiatives within Formula E's already groundbreaking achievements.

Girls on Track vs Girls in Racing - Honing in on Nuance

At the forefront of equity, Formula E sets a shining example for our future, embodying loving kindness and true inclusion. Motorsport stands as one of the few sports where men and women can compete as equals. However, as of today, only 1.5% of total licensees recorded worldwide are women. The FIA Girls On Track programme aims to increase that percentage by inviting young women aged 12 to 18 to discover, free of charge, the various aspects of motorsport and its industry through a series of activities, workshops, and behind-the-scenes access.

At Cynthia Systems, we've witnessed a remarkable demonstration of our cognitive search engine's human-centric approach, particularly when searching for "Girls on Track". Cynthia prioritises first-hand experiences, placing diary entries from girls who directly participated in the Girls on Track programme at the top of the search results. These subjective, first-person narratives offer valuable insights into the event, showcasing Cynthia's ability to recognise and value direct human participation. By highlighting these personal accounts, Cynthia demonstrates its commitment to empowering and inspiring young women in motorsport and STEM, aligning perfectly with Formula E's mission to promote inclusion and equity.

In a fascinating display of Cynthia's advanced capabilities, we observe the search results "fanning out" to encompass a broader range of individuals involved in special events and business partnerships related to the "Girls on Track" programme. Notably, the search uncovers the inspiring story of Aisha Daulay, an aspiring journalist who gained valuable insights into motorsport journalism through her experience with the FIA Girls On Track Formula E team. Furthermore, Cynthia highlights the six-year extension of the collaboration between the FIA and Formula E, with ABB joining as the programme's first global partner, demonstrating the growing commitment to increasing women's participation in motorsport. Impressively, the search even extends to include the wider community, such as Yuki Tsunoda, a current Formula 1 driver who participated in the FIA Girls On Track programme during the inaugural Tokyo E-Prix, showcasing the far-reaching impact and influence of this initiative.

Waving the Chequered Flag - Moments to Remember

Formula E's unwavering commitment to excellence is evident in their dedication to reinforcing their leadership, brand reputation, and credibility through the adoption of the best internationally recognised standards for sustainable event management and environmental excellence in sporting events. The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship has consistently maintained its position as a global leader for sustainability in sport, topping the Global Sustainability Benchmark in Sport (GSBS) report, the Sustainable Championships Index (SChI™), and the Sustainable Motorsport Index (SMI). This commitment is demonstrated with clarity, precision, and grace in their latest evolution to the GEN3 racing platform.

As the world's first race car designed and optimised specifically for street racing, the GEN3 represents the pinnacle of high performance, efficiency, and sustainability. Developed by engineers and sustainability experts at the FIA and Formula E, the GEN3 pioneers cutting-edge technologies that will make the transfer from race to road. Every aspect of GEN3 production has been rethought, redesigned, and rebuilt to ensure the car sets the benchmark for high-performance, sustainable racing without compromise. At Cynthia Systems, we celebrate Formula E as best friends, teammates, and even collegial rivals, embracing one another on the podium for the love of sport, the love of speed and exhilaration, and for creating moments of pure excellence to be remembered, celebrated, and cherished forever.

Sustainable Deep Learning - How Cynthia Wins

Since her inception, Cynthia has been a zero-carbon system, currently running exclusively on a mix of solar, wind, and nuclear power in Microsoft Azure. Powered by her Big Brain, Little Brain algorithm, Cynthia's models are incredibly energy-efficient, running on commodity hardware without the need for real-time GPU acceleration.

At Cynthia Systems, our commitment to the environment extends beyond our technology; we plant a tree for every new customer and dedicate 2.5% of our revenue to our tree planting programme, deepening our bond with nature and fostering a healthier, greener future for all. In partnership with Ecologi, Cynthia Systems contributes to global reforestation projects that align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, ensuring the vitality of diverse ecosystems and working towards global sustainability benchmarks. Our collaboration with Treedom brings our sustainable AI vision to life through tangible reforestation, offsetting hundreds of tonnes of CO2.

Beyond mere planting, we empower local communities with training, income, and informed tree decisions. In every initiative, Cynthia Systems is committed to intertwining the advancements of technology with the preservation of nature, always keeping humanity at the heart of our mission. This is how Cynthia wins – through the same principles and values as Formula E, with an unwavering commitment to excellence in cognitive search, giving back to mother nature, promoting universal equity, inclusion, and belonging for all, and cultivating a high-performance, values-aligned ecosystem of like-minded winners who all deserve their place on the podium of the future.

Stay tuned for more enlightening updates from Cynthia Systems, where we'll continue to share the good news of renewable energy and cutting-edge artificial intelligence from the heart of the United Kingdom.


Elise Mercier
Monday, April 29, 2024 AT 10:15 AM

I'm really impressed by how Cynthia is revolutionizing high-performance search for Formula E. It's as if Cynthia perfectly grasps what users want, delivering results with incredible precision and depth. It's also admirable how Cynthia Systems aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, mirroring Formula E's commitment to ethical technological advancements. Cynthia represents the future, and that future is already here.

Lara Vogel
Monday, April 29, 2024 AT 10:20 AM

Definitely, Elise! Seeing Cynthia deliver deep and insightful revelations right from the heart of an innovative organization like Formula E really highlights what sophisticated, ethically-focused AI can achieve. It's incredible to think that the same technology enhancing our racing experience also strengthens our dedication to social responsibility, inclusion, and equity. Cynthia is revolutionizing the internet for the better and she's here to stay.