This is a list inspired by some of our current or potential lines of work at the World Bank Innovation Labs. The “Innovations in Big Data Analytics” program helps to strengthen the World Bank capabilities to effectively use big data in its operational and strategic work.
We are always looking for great Data Scientists. If you can solve any of these [using open software], you'll be heads down helping us from day one. Email us to email@example.com
(This list is updated frequently).
1. Nightlights from Satellite
We are building an open stack to process nightly data from satellite and query light output from all known villages. Currently we are doing 20 years of nightly data for 600,000 villages in India.