• Zindi taps 12,000 African data scientists for solutions to COVID-19

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Since its inception, Cape Town based crowdsolving startup Zindi has been building a database of data scientists across Africa.
    It now has 12,000 registered on its its platform that uses AI and machine learning to tackle complex problems and will offer them cash-prizes to find solutions to curb COVID-19.
    Zindi has an open challenge focused on stemming the spread and havoc of coronavirus and will introduce a hackathon in April. The current competition, sponsored by AI4D, tasks scientists to create models that can use data to predict the global spread of COVID-19 over the next three...
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  • App Data Capture The Plunge In Urban Movement As Cities Enter COVID-19 Lockdown

    App Data Capture The Plunge In Urban Movement As Cities Enter COVID-19 Lockdown

    3 monthes ago - By Forbes

    As much as 96 percent of personal movement in the world's major cities vanished as mayors imposed lockdowns this month to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to data from Citymapper, an urban mobility app.
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