News tagged with health data

First-time UN gathering aims to delve into using data

More than 100 countries don't keep accurate counts of births and deaths. More than 70 don't have robust data on poverty. There's a dearth of accurate, comparable figures on the number of disabled children in almost every ...

dateJan 11, 2017 in Other
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Are fitness trackers fit for security?

They may look like a normal watch but are capable to do much more than just showing the time: So called fitness trackers are collecting data on their users' lifestyle and health status on a large scale helping them with training ...

dateSep 09, 2016 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Integrating user-collected data in city planning

"It's the community engagement that's most important," says Lily Bui, a recent graduate of MIT's Comparative Media Studies program and a PhD candidate in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. She has long been interested ...

dateAug 29, 2016 in Environment
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