Presentation on theme: "The digital divide and the future of HEPGrid in México Dr. Arnulfo Martínez Dávalos Instituto de Física U N A M."— Presentation transcript:
The digital divide and the future of HEPGrid in México Dr. Arnulfo Martínez Dávalos Instituto de Física U N A M
Income and education GDP : ~$920 billion [13th of 225] Poorest 10%: 1.3% [97th of 155] Poorest 20%: 3.7% [99th of 155] Richest 20%: 57.4% [15th of 155] Richest 10%: 41.7% [15th of 155] Research expenditure: 0.4% [48th of 69] Years of schooling (avg.): 7.2 [35th of 102] Scientific literacy: 42% [27th of 27]
Internet use Personal computers: 5.7M [14th of 162] Internet users: 3.5M (USA 165M) ISPs: 51 (USA 7000) Internet hosts/10^5 p.: 5.7 (USA 295) USA has more PCs than the next 7 countries combined (jp,de,uk,kr,fr,ca,it)
CUDI and e-Mexico Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet (www.cudi.edu.mx) Its mission is to promote and coordinate the development of telecommunication networks and computing for educational and scientific purposes in Mexico e-México (www.e-mexico.gob.mx) The project’s main objective is to broaden the scope of public services and to provide information in four basic categories: education, health, economy and government, using ICTs
Scientific Computing Local projects Nanoscience Research Network Microscopy Virtual Lab. Pyramid of the Sun (MC: muons) Medical Physics (MC: PET, RNS ) International collaborations ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) AMS (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer) MammoGrid?