Bill Gates says that if he could pick just one thing to lower the price of to reduce poverty, he would pick energy. Learn more in this brief video.
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If donors experience a lengthy or cumbersome process trying to donate to a charity, will they think twice about donating to that organization again? The SickKids Foundation of Canada worked with Cisco to improve its collaboration and efficiency. As a result, it's raising more funds to help more sick kids. Read the case study for details.
To bring electricity to municipalities in South Africa, Itron introduced a prepay meter that made it easier for people to check their usage and save -- rather than having to wait until the end of the month to learn what they owe.
Bees are dying and that puts our food supply at risk. By putting micro-sensors on bees and Intel Edison technology in their hives, Paulo de Souza is hoping to save them from extinction. Click for a fascinating video about his work.
Citizens in Cary, North Carolina can manage their water use and identify possible problems with a wireless meter reading system that provides them with hourly water readings. The system, powered by analytics from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute, also is saving the city millions of dollars in operations and personnel costs.
Orange County's Department of Child Support Services was looking for a way to take the guesswork out of child support payments. The solution the department hit on was Big Data. Read the discussion to learn how software from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute gave the department the ability to make more accurate predictions and decisions for each family.
The diabetes epidemic in northern Mexico and elsewhere suggests an urgent need for innovative solutions. Read in a Qualcomm case study how 3G wireless Internet access is being used in diabetes management to improve patient care for marginalized communities.
Data can play an important role in fighting disease. Click to watch this Gates Foundation video on how information is helping end polio for good.
For every young person who becomes homeless there is an average net expenditure of almost $15,000 per person per year on health and criminal justice services, says the lead researcher of a new study on youth homelessness in Australia. Click for the video.
In a brief video from the Intel IT Center, Fadesola Adetosoye explains how telehealth services allow patients to overcome transportation challenges, obtain better primary care and stay in touch with clinicians following discharge.