Data Digest: Data for Humanitarian Aid, Academic Success, and Flood Warnings
New initiatives aim to increase data exchange among emergency aid groups, improve academic opportunity for inner-city kids, and provide better flood prediction.
- By Upside Staff
- May 24, 2018
The UN's new Centre for Humanitarian Data aims to be a central point for exchanging data across the aid sector, particularly during emergencies.
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Boston Public Schools have partnered with the Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) to better handle students' needs by understanding and analyzing all the elements that impact academic achievement.
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A new project in the Virginia Beach area combines IoT sensors, cloud systems, predictive analytics, and data visualization mapping to warn residents about flooding.
Read more at Information Week