Posts tagged ‘Data’

  • Ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski and doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner put on protective suits Forum Article

    Could maths help contain Ebola?

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to be spiralling out of control. More than ever, local and… more

  • A nurse poses for a photo in a trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Forum Article

    Why fighting corruption is key to improving healthcare

    In a sector that is scarce and expensive to begin with, corruption can mean the difference between life and… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer. Forum Article

    How to keep the faith in big data

    There have been so many leaks, hacks and scares based on misuse or misappropriation of personal data that… more

  • A sensor is seen spinning atop a Google self-driving vehicle before a presentation at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California Forum Article

    Self-driving cars: a spy on every street?

    Autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, are likely to be seen more widely on roads in 2015. Already… more

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    Why better data is the key to tackling poverty

    When you think about ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity, what comes to… more

  • A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why small data matters too

    My father is an engineer, and while I struggle to change a light bulb, he did impress on me from an early… more

  • Physicist Duerig looks at a prototype of an IBM NanoFrazor 3D nano printing tool at a laboratory in Rueschlikon Forum Article

    Should research always have clear objectives?

    The biblical story of Saul finding his kingdom by chance while searching for his father’s lost donkeys… more

  • A robotic tape library used for mass storage of digital data is pictured at the Konrad-Zuse Centre for applied mathematics and computer science (ZIB), in Berlin Forum Article

    Why we’re failing to get the most out of open data

    An unprecedented number of individuals and organizations are finding ways to explore, interpret and use… more

  • General view of the skyline of the harbour at Bremerhaven Technology Pioneers Article

    How data will power the future of energy

    Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural… more

  • German crypto specialist Nohl of Berlin’s SR Labs poses with USB stick at his office in Berlin Technology Pioneers Event

    What’s the value of your personal data?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Man talks on a mobile phone near the Pudong financial district in Shanghai Young Global Leaders Event

    Why Created in China is the new Made in China

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • People look at the cooling towers of Doel’s nuclear plant in northern Belgium Forum Event

    How will we power the next energy revolution?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

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    How free trade and tech will transform ASEAN

    Different languages, religions, histories and geographies have long divided countries in the… more

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    Why the media must adapt or die

    Adapt or die. It’s a philosophy that’s fast becoming a mantra in a media industry where we… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The future of media is… complicated

    The future of media is messy, getting messier and there’s not much chance of that changing anytime… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can governments use technology to restore trust?

    Every year used to bring the dreaded thump on the doorstep of a lengthy tax form to return. Nowadays… more

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    The real problem with Piketty’s data

    Theoretical frameworks are great because they allow us to understand fundamental aspects of a complex… more

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    Piketty’s problem and the limitations of big data

    The big data revolution can offer us analytical tools that previous researchers only dreamed of. But data… more