The Global Good Fund invents technology to address the most difficult challenges faced by the world’s poorest populations. It is the result of the collaboration between Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures, stemming from a vision to address gaps in technology and science research addressing specifically problems of the poorest billion people on the planet — those globally at the base of the economic pyramid.
The international numbering ranges assigned by ITU for machine-to-machine communications are generally used for data connectivity.
The potential for data-driven medicine and predictive analytics is clear. AI and machine learning are assisting healthcare providers with more informed clinical decision-making and enabling patients to take an active role in their own health, with access to real-time data via wearables and mobile apps.