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Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

Fresh water isn’t unlimited. Rainfall isn’t predictable. Just three percent of the world’s water is drinkable, and more than 70 percent of that freshwater is used for agriculture. Unnecessary irrigation wastes huge amounts of water – some crops are watered twice as …Continue reading

To boost Big Data analytics, Pakistan now has a national center with 12 affiliated laboratories

Pakistan now has a National Center in Big Data and Cloud Computing (NCBC) that brings together 12 laboratories across 11 leading universities of the country working in fields ranging from medicine and agriculture to energy management and distribution. The PKR 1.5 billion …Continue reading

Big Data: A New Way to Govern

Good governance is built on merit, transparency, and service orientation. In turn, the guiding principles for ensuring merit and transparency are timely decisions based on facts. Governments around the world are realizing the importance of timely and accurate information for good governance …Continue reading

Social Media and Big Data in Politics

Growing role of social media and technology in Pakistani politics. All politics is local,” the former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Tip O’Neill is usually credited with this particular catchphrase. However, this is a universal principle when it comes …Continue reading

Careful Incubation and Encouragement Must for Startups

A chat with leading IT expert Sajjad Kirmani. CEO and Founder of Infogistic, Sajjad Kirmani has had 30 years of experience in Pakistan and the Middle East when it comes to the tech industry. MITTRPK had the chance to catch up with …Continue reading

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