In the Mexican border city of Tijuana, 13 ambulances, one fast response unit with an emergency physician and a rescue truck serve a city of almost 1.7 million people. Run by Cruz Roja—the Red Cross— these ambulances are dispatched by radios, without tracking in real time.
Anish Kannan, a fourth year computer science student at UC San Diego, had no interest in virtual reality (VR) until one fateful hackathon four years ago.
Zero waste by 2020—that’s one of the goals of the UC Office of the President’s Sustainability Practices Policy for all UC campuses. Several students at UC San Diego’s Student Sustainability Collective (SSC) are working to make that a reality.