Big Human Data: What are Call Detail Records?

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 […]

Fusing Community Mapping and Remote Sensing

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 […]

N-LAB Receives Gates Foundation Award

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.