Link Oregon, is partnering with Oregon tribes, along with the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), the University of Oregon (UO), and Oregon State University (OSU), to improve internet connectivity for tribal communities in Oregon.
High performance computing in Denmark plays a crucial role in finding solutions to the challenges of the future, such as eliminating poverty and hunger, protecting our climate, reducing inequalities, promoting education and health, and sustainable economic growth
Canada's population is aging rapidly — and it's crucial that we understand what that change will mean for the country's future. That's what drove the creation of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).
Large databases, supercomputers and high-speed connections are part of the computational infrastructure to provide forecasts of political conflicts in Africa, and the peaceful university city of Uppsala, Sweden, is at the centre of it all.
By using sophisticated Big Data based geospatial software researchers have revealed a remarkable development: Between 2000 and 2015, housing with improved water and sanitation, sufficient living area and durable construction has doubled in sub-Saharan Africa.
Luckily, we live longer. SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, helps researchers understand the consequences, and helps policy makers make the necessary decisions on health, social and economic policy.
Researchers at the University of California San Diego used satellite images from multiple sources to map and understand city growth patterns in India, with the help of computers trained to distinguish types of growth. The technology is also being used to identify refugee camps and schools in Africa.