Eric Boehlert writes for Salon about Trump's campaign and uses GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on television coverage of his campaign. The piece was originally published in Media Matters. He also wrote an earlier piece in March about Trump's media dominance for the Huffington Post as […]
Aqeel Mohammed Ghlim writes for Iraq99 about Donald Trump's rise to media fame and Megyn Kelly's interview and uses GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on television coverage of his campaign. Read the Full Article.
David Lauter of the LA Times used GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on the state of television coverage of the candidates and how the so-called "Bernie Blackout" phenomena does not appear to be genuine. Read the Full Article.
Politico Magazine used GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on Trump's television coverage as part of his live analysis of the April 26th primaries. Read More. (Search for "Internet Archive" in the article)
Washington DC ABC affiliate WJLA interviewed Kalev about the evolving landscape of cybersecurity and future trends. Read the Full Article.
Today's Wall Street Journal's CIO Journal Morning Download features an excerpt about MasterCard's patent application forecasting political events from event data such as GDELT's. Read the Full Article.
Given that GDELT currently monitors and translates news from 65 languages in realtime, when you use the Full Text Search API you will frequently be presented with search results in a wide array of languages that you yourself may not be able to read. To help with this, you can now add "&trans=googtrans" to the HTML […]
We're tremendously excited that GDELT is part of the inaugural set of Google BigQuery Public Datasets unveiled earlier this month! Google BigQuery Public Datasets. GDELT Book Corpus. List Of Publicly Available Datasets On Google BigQuery.
Today's Wall Street Journal quotes Kalev in an article about MasterCard's patent application to use event data coupled with financial transaction data to forecast global instability. Of particular interest, the patent application cites the use of the precise kind of geocoded global event data generated by GDELT, showcasing just how much GDELT's debut three years […]
Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores cybersecurity trends in 2016 and the rising threat of ransomware. Read The Full Article.
In his latest piece for Forbes, Kalev reflects back on three years as a data scientist in Washington. Read the Full Article.
The video of Kalev's "legendary" Structure Data 2016 talk is now available! (Screencap). One massive database, all the world at your fingertips from Structure on Vimeo.
Washington Post White House bureau chief Juliet Eilperin writes for Nieman Reports about the state of media coverage of the 2016 race, incorporating a number of statistics from the 2016 Candidate Television Tracker. Read The Full Article.
Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the dangers when AI is turned loose in the real world and how the absence of background knowledge deprives them of he necessary cushion to interact with humans. Read The Full Article.
Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the duality of social media's global ascendance and its transition from a broadcast megaphone to a private club where increasingly the world's social conversations are more and more inaccessible to analysis. Read The Full Article.
Politifact quotes Kalev in their coverage of John Kasich's commentary on claims that Donald Trump has received 1.8 billion in free media coverage. Read the Full Article.
Kalev's latest Forbes piece chronicles the last three years of his collaborations and projects data mining the Internet Archive's 20 petabytes of holdings and the lessons learned from those projects that shed light on the future of libraries in the digital "big data" era. Read the Full Article.
Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the disconnect between the growing trend of "big data" to focus on algorithms and datasets and the actual questions that big data seeks to answer. Read the Full Article.
This new paper by Haewoon Kwak and Jisun An of the Qatar Computing Research Institute, titled "Revealing the Hidden Patterns of News Photos: Analysis of Millions of News Photos Using GDELT and Deep Learning-based Vision APIs" and published in The First Workshop on News and Public Opinion (NECO '16) uses the new GDELT Visual Global […]
Kalev spoke today at the Cyberinfrastructure For Network Science Center at Indiana University, giving the inaugural talk of their 2016 speaker series.
Matthew Continetti writes for Commentary Magazine about Trump's campaign and uses GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on television coverage of his campaign. Read the Full Article.
GDELT was well-represented at the US Institute of Peace's PeaceTech Summit 2016, making a number of appearances in sessions and discussions throughout the day. Tech Republic has a brief summary of some of the highlights of the day. Read the Full Article.
What would it look like to use massive computing power to see the world through others’ eyes, to break down language and access barriers, facilitate conversation between societies, and empower local populations with the information and insights they need to live safe and productive lives? By quantitatively codifying human society’s events, dreams and fears, can […]
In his recap of Structure Data 2016, Structure Events Executive Editor Tom Krazit specifically cited Kalev's GDELT presentation: Kalev Leetaru of GDELT delivered a legendary Structure Data talk on the power of data to understand our world Speaking more broadly about the conference, he summarized the 2016 conference as: Over the years we've put together Structure Data, […]