Call for Code Daily: Virtual classrooms, contact tracing, weather tips
A glance at the stories from the week of July 6th
The power of Call for Code® is in the global community that’s been built around this major tech-for-good initiative. Whether it’s the deployments that are underway across pivotal projects, developers leveraging the starter kits in the cloud, or ecosystem partners joining the fight, everyone has a story to tell. Call for Code Daily highlights all of the amazing #TechForGood stories taking place around the world. Every day, you can count on us to share these stories with you. Check out the stories from the week of July 6, 2020.
Bringing AI to the Virtual Classroom
COVID-19 revealed the difficulties many face when it comes to staying on top of learning. Dr. Amine Bensaid, President of Al Akhawayn University in Morocco, believes there is great potential in using AI to improve learning experiences for all. AI and using #TechforGood can play a vital role in personalizing education. Read more.
Infosys’ Team “BlokCorona” answers the call
Global problems needs global involvement. Infosys’ Team “BlokCorona” was determined to use evolving technology to assist in addressing the challenges associated with contact tracing and COVID-19 outbreak management, alleviating the fear and anxieties oc*ted with the pandemic spread. Read more.
Our future needs your help
When it comes to disaster resiliency, understanding weather and its impact is vital to improving preparedness, offering relief off the heels of a severe storm, and recovering after a natural disaster has occurred. IBM and The Weather Company sit down and give tips on actions you can take now. Read more.
Getting back to learning during COVID-19
Students deserve learning opportunities that meet them where they are physically, technologically and emotionally. Rashid Davis, Founding Principal at Pathways in Technology Early College High School, Brooklyn, NY, is excited about the potential of AI in remote learning. Read more.