A new center for Buddhist Studies in the US

I just came across this article:

Sounds interesting:

Part of that work will include developing a digital map of Buddhist monasteries around the world, filled with information accessible to scholars everywhere. This project, the Buddhist Geographical Information System (BGIS), uses ready-made layers from an ongoing project at Harvard. Another project will draw on deep learning and artificial intelligence technologies to study digitized Buddhist texts. Both of these will rely on expertise from the university’s newly established Center for Digital Humanities.