Prof Andrew Smith, Dr James Goulding and Dr Gavin Smith presented a 3D visualisation of a Projected Augmented Relief Map (PARM) animation of cell phone activity at the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) research […]
As mobile devices become more widespread, they can provide opportunities for collecting data on human behavior – this naturally raises concerns about privacy. Accordingly, we need to safeguard individual privacy while exploring potential of CDR […]
Around the world, we all love to talk, text and browse the internet with our mobile phones. Whenever we use the phones in our pockets to send SMS, make phone calls, send money or use […]
Africa, despite lagging behind in infrastructural development, is actually data rich. In 2010, of the 5 billion mobile phones in the world, 80% were in developing countries. East Africa is at the forefront of new […]
Maps are crucial to the development of a country. But often in the emerging world they don’t exist. In Tanzania this gap is being bridged through communities coming together and mapping their own communities. This […]
The N-LAB’s ongoing research in using big data for development has now been recognised by the Gates Foundation in awarding the N-Lab a $100,000 grant for Financial Data Mapping in East Africa.