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Investor's Business Daily Editorial Discusses RealClearPolitics Analysis of Media's Trump Obsession

Investor's Business Daily ran an editorial piece today exploring in more detail the RealClearPolitics analysis of the media's obsession with…

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Incorporating Spatial Analysis And Big Data In International Relations Studies And Conflict Research

Kalev spoke today at the Incorporating Spatial Analysis And Big Data In International Relations Studies And Conflict Research conference in Jerusalem…

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It's Today's Data Industry We Should Fear Not Tomorrow's Facial Recognition

We have fixated on facial recognition as the Orwellian technology of our times because it is the most high-tech and…

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The AI Revolution That Was And Wasn't In 2018

AI has transformed audiovisual recognition, given us new tools for understanding language and offered algorithms that possess glimmers of intuition,…

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Reinventing Spycraft, Democracy And Identity In The Digital Era

Will the intelligence community reinvent itself for the digital era, exploiting the seams of the online world to construct new…

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Why Spies Need To Think Low Tech To Communicate Securely Online

One of the great failures of the intelligence community in the digital era has been its overreliance, overconfidence and overeagerness…

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Measuring the Media's Obsession With Trump

A sobering look at the sheer magnitude of the media's incredible obsession with Trump. Read The Full Article.

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Facebook Still Doesn't Understand What Privacy Means

Zuckerberg’s stance on user data is an Orwellian commodification of the most personal and intimate digital lives of its two…

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We Really Are Just Data For Sale In Facebook's Eyes

The Six4Three emails paint a startling image of a for-profit behemoth run amok, single-mindedly focused on expanding, extracting and monetizing…

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Social Media Platforms Are Still Powerless To Stop Data Misuse

If the social platforms still can’t reign in unauthorized commercial use of their platforms and misuse of user data in…

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Even George H.W. Bush's Death Is About The Donald

The media's obsession globally with all things Trump runs so deeply that even coverage of Bush 41's death was reframed…

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The Marriott Breach Reminds Us How Valuable Hotel Data Is To Spies

The recent massive Marriott breach offers a stark reminder of just how much intimate data about us is stored in…

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Why Australia's New Anti-Encryption Law Would Be Both Dangerous And Useless

Weakening encryption would actually benefit terrorists and criminals who would quickly adapt and leverage the decreased security environment, while the…

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Chicago Tribune Summarizes RealClearPolitics Big Tech And Democracy Commentary

Page 13 of today's print edition of the Chicago Tribune includes an excerpted summary of the RealClearPolitics commentary "The Perils…

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20th Annual University Of Illinois Web Conference Keynote

Kalev will be one of the three keynotes of the 20th Annual University Of Illinois Web Conference Keynote being held on…

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Harper's Magazine On Twitter

An article in this month's issue of Harper's Magazine by Nora Caplan-Bricker includes a quote from an interview with Kalev…

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Google Cloud Developer Community Istanbul Talk

While in Istanbul, Kalev spoke today to the Google Cloud Developer Community Istanbul on using the Google Cloud Platform for planetary…

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Fifth Istanbul Mediation Conference: Policy Lab: Big Data for Global Conflict and the Future of Mediation

Kalev spoke today at the Fifth Istanbul Mediation Conference: Enhancing The Practice Of Mediation For Sustaining Peace in Istanbul, organized by…

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Is the Khashoggi Story Really About Trump?

The slaying of Jamal Khashoggi last month has defied the traditional media curve in which coverage of even the biggest…

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Mapping World Happiness 2015-2018 Through 850 Million News Articles

What might it look like to literally “map world happiness” over the past four years and how can the cloud…

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Mapping Global Happiness 2015-2018 Through 850 Million News Articles

In 2016 and 2017 we explored what it looked like to try and literally map "global happiness" through the eyes…

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Seeing The World Through The Eyes Of Others: Mass Machine Translation

Imagine a world without language barriers, where anyone can access real-time information from anywhere in the world in any language,…

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New GDELT Keynote And Paired Half Day Workshop Available In January

We’re tremendously excited to announce that we will be debuting in January a paired keynote and half day workshop covering…

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Television And Geography As Big Data: Mapping A Decade Of Television News

When we begin to think of television as data and geography as a lens through which to explore it, we…