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Tag: Connectivity

  • CIESIN Teams with Facebook to Develop Open, Improved Settlement Data

    CIESIN Teams with Facebook to Develop Open, Improved Settlement Data

    New high-resolution population data will help us understand better how people are distributed in many countries throughout the world—as part of Facebook’s goal to connect people everywhere to the Internet.

  • Working with Facebook to Create Better Population Maps

    Working with Facebook to Create Better Population Maps

    Knowing how settlements are distributed across the landscape—e.g., in clusters, along roads or waterways, or scattered widely—has important implications for designing infrastructure, improving access, and promoting sustainability.

  • The Future of Transportation: More Safety, Savings and Sustainability

    The Future of Transportation: More Safety, Savings and Sustainability

    Though driverless cars sound like something out of the “The Jetsons,” they are just one of many innovations already under way in the realm of personal transportation.

  • MCI’s School2School Program Creates Mutually Beneficial Partnerships

    Can students living continents apart learn from one another, using basic technology? The Millennium Cities School2School partnership program (S2S) is quickly proving that distance learning is not only possible, it is a wonderful way to enhance students’ academic skills and increase their knowledge of important global issues – while allowing them to learn about new…

  • Global Linkages, Global Literacy: MCI Celebrates World Read Aloud Day through School-to-School Partnerships

    What happens when students around the world are connected via modern technologies to share their experiences and perspectives? The Millennium Cities Initiative is determined to find out through its exciting School-to-School partnership program, which brings together schools from the United States with schools in the Millennium Cities – underserved urban areas of sub-Saharan Africa. While…

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • CIESIN Teams with Facebook to Develop Open, Improved Settlement Data

    CIESIN Teams with Facebook to Develop Open, Improved Settlement Data

    New high-resolution population data will help us understand better how people are distributed in many countries throughout the world—as part of Facebook’s goal to connect people everywhere to the Internet.

  • Working with Facebook to Create Better Population Maps

    Working with Facebook to Create Better Population Maps

    Knowing how settlements are distributed across the landscape—e.g., in clusters, along roads or waterways, or scattered widely—has important implications for designing infrastructure, improving access, and promoting sustainability.

  • The Future of Transportation: More Safety, Savings and Sustainability

    The Future of Transportation: More Safety, Savings and Sustainability

    Though driverless cars sound like something out of the “The Jetsons,” they are just one of many innovations already under way in the realm of personal transportation.

  • MCI’s School2School Program Creates Mutually Beneficial Partnerships

    Can students living continents apart learn from one another, using basic technology? The Millennium Cities School2School partnership program (S2S) is quickly proving that distance learning is not only possible, it is a wonderful way to enhance students’ academic skills and increase their knowledge of important global issues – while allowing them to learn about new…

  • Global Linkages, Global Literacy: MCI Celebrates World Read Aloud Day through School-to-School Partnerships

    What happens when students around the world are connected via modern technologies to share their experiences and perspectives? The Millennium Cities Initiative is determined to find out through its exciting School-to-School partnership program, which brings together schools from the United States with schools in the Millennium Cities – underserved urban areas of sub-Saharan Africa. While…