Social impact video games are on the rise as an engine for real-world change, thanks to continued advances in technology and developers with a vision.
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Years ago, a 3D laser scanning device was used to digitally map the Notre Dame Cathedral. As the 850-year-old structure is rebuilt after the 2019 fire that destroyed its iconic roof and spire, this digital copy could help give the Cathedral new life.
Disappearances of plant species are part of a global trend: A decrease in plant and animal biodiversity. Biodiversity is a critical component of the survival of any ecosystem. The growing availability of data storage and increasingly sophisticated machine learning techniques might be able to help.
In facial recognition technology, Yaron Gurovich, CTO at the biotechnology firm FDNA, sees the potential to identify rare genetic disorders using FDNA’s facial analysis framework, marrying machine learning with these medical diagnoses which can be very difficult.
The global “data science for good” movement has found ways to create more equitable and sustainable societies through the power of data. The role of John Paul Farmer, Director of Technology & Civic Innovation at Microsoft, brings together technology with cross-disciplinary collaboration to create positive change. John and his team work with local governments, organizations, companies, research institutions, and ethical hackers.
As recently as 2017, India had the distinction of the 6th largest economy in the world,1 based on gross domestic product. As India continues to
Have you ever considered that the data, tools and services your company uses everyday could also be applied to community and humanitarian efforts? Attracting and