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Experiments With Machine Translation: KWIC Through BigQuery's ML.NGRAMS

As we carefully construct the training and test corpi for our machine translation models, one tool we rely heavily upon…

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FiveThirtyEight: Why Has Biden's Approval Rating Gotten So Low So Quickly?

A new analysis by FiveThirtyEight includes this fascinating comparison of television news coverage of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan compared…

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How Are School Boards Being Covered On Television News?

How are school boards being covered on television news? The timeline below shows the percentage of monthly airtime across CNN, MSNBC and…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: The Many Forms Of A Character

When working with the full extent of the world's languages represented in Unicode, one comes across myriad examples of characters…

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WashPost: One Person Who Deserves Blame For Biden's Stalled Agenda Is Joe Biden

A new analysis in the Washington Post by Philip Bump includes an analysis of television news coverage of key topics…

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How Is The Filibuster Being Covered On Television News?

How is the filibuster being covered on television news? The timeline below shows total mentions of the filibuster across CNN, MSNBC and…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: Grapheme Clusters

Modern English on the web typically has a one-to-one correspondence of visible characters to Unicode code points. This is not…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: Case Mapping & Case Folding

The modern English language typically draws little distinction between "uppercase" and "titlecase" letters. For the most part, a "titlecased" word…

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Fox News Has Mentioned Inflation Twice As Much This Year As CNN And MSNBC Combined

A recent Fox News poll showed that 82% of respondents were "very" or "extremely" concerned about inflation and increasing prices. Is that…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: Loanwords

Loanwords form an often underappreciated foundation of the world's languages when it comes to news analysis, especially as they relate…

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How Are Food Prices Being Covered On Television News?

A recent Fox News poll showed that 82% of respondents were "very" or "extremely" concerned about inflation and increasing prices. How is…

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FiveThirtyEight: Biden's Approval Rating Isn't Bouncing Back

A new analysis by FiveThirtyEight includes this fascinating comparison of television news coverage of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan compared…

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Freakonomics: Why Is U.S. Media So Negative? (Ep. 477)

Today's episode of Freakonomics references Kalev's Culturomics 2.0 work. Read The Full Transcript.

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Which Are Mentioned More On Television News: Moderates Or Progressives?

Which term is mentioned the most on television news: centrists, moderates, progressives, socialists, left-wing or right-wing? The timeline below shows total mentions…

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Which Senator Is Mentioned More On Television News: Manchin Or Sinema?

Which US senator is mentioned more often on television news: Joe Manchin Or Kyrsten Sinema? The timeline below shows total daily mentions…

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WTO: Global Trade Rebound Beats Expectations But Marked By Regional Divergences

A new World Trade Organization (WTO) report includes a graph drawn from GDELT. Read The Full Report.

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Experiments With Machine Translation: From RAM Disks To BigQuery

At the core of all machine translation systems lie data. Vast archives of monolingual and bilingual training and testing data…

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Is The Reconciliation Bill Or Its Cost Being Covered More On Television News?

Which is receiving more attention on television news: the reconciliation bill or its cost? The timeline below shows total mentions of the…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: Global Geography & Unexpected Places In The News

Prior to the pandemic, the city of Wuhan in China, despite a population of more than 11 million, was hardly…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: Bilingual Analysis Through Monolingual Pipelines Over Translation Graphs

One of the applications we are most excited about with our new many-to-many translation graphs in Translingual 2.0 is the…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: Connecting Original And Translated Text Through Many-To-Many Translation Graphs

In traditional machine translation, an entire news article is handed off as a text blob to the translation engine, which…

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WashPost: The Emergence Of 'Woke' As A Pejorative Masks A Deeper Insecurity

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines how the terms "critical race theory" and "woke" are being covered on television news….

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How Have Approval Ratings Been Covered On Television News?

How have approval ratings been covered on television news? The timeline below shows total mentions of the phrase across CNN, MSNBC and…

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Experiments With Machine Translation: Expanding & Enhancing Language Detection

GDELT has long relied on CLD2 in "extended mode" to determine the language of each article it crawls, allowing it…