Six charts that illustrate the divide between rural and urban America.
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Examining how we can manage the risks associated with big data.
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Exploring how to keep energy investment, cost-effective.
What if you could predict where a crime will take place before it occurred, even determining the time of the incident and the identity of the culprit? That might soon be a reality.
More data than ever is being collected and shared by affected people and humanitarian partners. But to use this data to inform decisions, we need to make some changes to how we work.
Exploring the flow of internet data and their impact on global activity in general.
Digital technology can offer new and better ways to care for each other, provide healthcare for billions who have no access today, and give us the tools to democratize medical knowledge.
Lifelong learning will become powered by platform-driven matchmaking technologies, which will know enough about us to make recommendations, and adapt to our changing contexts. This is the...
Big data and artificial intelligence are business buzzwords, but private and public sector data-driven collaborations could help change the world
Gonzalo Viña looks at the potential of big data to change healthcare.