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Learning UNSD Mobile Phone Data training - Bogota 2017Cost: FREE
The guide composes of four chapters (Applications, Data sources, Access to mobile phone data and partnership models, Methods) but also contains country case studies in the Annex.
Learning Urban Forests on the UN Global Platform Methods ServiceCost: FREE
Over the past six weeks the UN Global Platform has been collaborating with the UK’s Data Science Campus to develop an implementation of the Urban Forest project onto the cloud-based platform. The Urban Forests project aims to create an index of vegetation through taking Google street view images around the road network and classifying the amount of vegetation in each image.
Learning What is a zero-knowledge proof?Cost: FREE
Zero-knowledge proofs are one of the most powerful tools cryptographers have ever devised. But unfortunately they’re also relatively poorly understood. In this series of posts I’m going try to give a (mostly) non–mathematical description of what ZK proofs are, and what makes them so special.