Title

The Case for a Humanitarian Web Made Possible by Big Data Analytics

Publication Date

10-1-2017

Document Type

Article

Department

Applied Data Science

Disciplines

Computer Sciences

Publication Title

Visleshana

Volume

2

Issue

1

First Page

9

Last Page

12

Abstract

The World Wide Web (WWW) has come a long way in improving the quality of lives of people. mostly the elite and working classes, all over the world. The article examines whether the Web can serve the needs of the underprivileged with the advent of promising technologies like Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things, Virtualization, Could Computing, Augmented Reality, and Brain-to-Brain Communication. The article discusses the trends, enablers, and use-cases to make an argument for a Humanitarian Web that serves more pressing needs, particularly of the lower echelons of society.

Keywords

World Wide Web, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Virtualization, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Brain-to-Brain Communication

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