Industry News: Week of March 23, 2020

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Every week we curate industry news and thought-provoking articles that reflect today’s trends so you can spend more time learning and less time searching. Here’s what we’ve been reading:

 

The White House issues a ‘call to action’ for AI researchers with the release of a massive COVID-19 dataset
As TechCrunch describes, academics, tech reserach leaders, and government officials have banded together to announce the release of an open data set of scientific literature on COVID-19.
A visual history of pandemics
The World Economic Forum gives a fantastic visual overview of the history of pandemics from the Anotnine Plague of 165AD to the current Coronavirus crisis
Sustainable cities need smart investment and policies
Meeting of the Minds lays down the argument as to why smart cities need informed, intelligent investment and action from policy makers.

 

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