June 26, 2013

African Bus Routes Redrawn Using Cell-Phone Data | MIT Technology Review

Researchers at IBM, using movement data collected from millions of cell-phone users in Ivory Coast in West Africa, have developed a new model for optimizing an […]
April 3, 2013

What is big data?

90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. This data comes from everywhere: sensors used to gather […]
March 7, 2013

Big data and development: “The second half of the chess board”

A new wave of innovations can come about for two reasons. Soon the marriage of knowledge and technology could put us in a position to decisively […]