Empowering African Farmers with Data

Empowering African Farmers with Data

Research from the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society aims to help African farmers increase their production and profits with better prediction. by Scott Murray May 30, 2019 With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a…

Systems theory for society's big problems

Systems theory for society's big problems

Ali Jadbabaie seeks to optimize large-scale systems, from social networks to teams of people or devices. Some of the biggest issues facing humanity — from global climate change, to water and power infrastructure, to monetary systems, social networks, and other complex systems — involve massive amounts of data that are daunting to analysts and policymakers.…