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US Department of Defense SMA Speaker Series Presentation 2016

Kalev presented today as part of the US Department of Defense SMA Speaker Series, providing an update on GDELT's massive progress…

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What It Looks Like To Process 3.5 Million Books In Google’s Cloud

GDELT's processing of the complete 1800-2015 English-language public domain digitized books collections from the Internet Archive and HathiTrust (totaling 3.5…

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Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) February 2016 Snapshot Dataset

Given the enormous interest we've been receiving in the new GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG), which processes an ever-growing fraction…

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GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG) V1.0 Available

We're excited to announce that as of late yesterday afternoon, Version 1.0 of the GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG) is…

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Announcing the American Television Global Knowledge Graph (TV-GKG)

We are enormously excited to announce today the unveiling of our latest massive new dataset: the American Television Global Knowledge…

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Fortune Article On Big Data For Research Era Mentions GDELT

A article in Fortune from last month about Yahoo's latest release of another large web dataset for academic use cites…

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Mapping World Happiness And Conflict Through Global News And Image Mining

A series of maps of the world as seen through nearly 200 million global news articles, 1.4 million photographs, 89 million…

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Making a Global Conflict Map of 2015

A perennially popular request is the creation of global "conflict maps" summarizing the state of world events over time and…

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A Country-Level Network Diagram of 2015

Following in the footsteps of yesterday's city-level network diagram of the world, we've put together the following two visuals, illustrating…

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A City-Level Network Diagram of 2015 In One Line of SQL

What would it look like to visualize how the world's cities are connected through worldwide news reporting in 2015? Looking…

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Mapping The 2015 Media Geography In One Line of SQL

Kalev's latest Forbes piece includes an interactive clickable map of the major news outlets covering each location on earth, as…

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72 Hours Of Fire Imagery: Saudi Protests & Yemen Bombings

With the arson attack on the Saudi Arabian embassy in Iran last night, we wanted to see how well the…

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Announcing The New GDELT Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG)

We’re enormously excited to announce today a transformative moment for GDELT: the alpha release of a highly experimental, but extraordinarily…

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A Vision Of The Future: GDELT + Google Cloud Vision API

The past year has been an incredible year for GDELT. With the public release of GDELT 2.0, we now monitor…

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O'Reilly Ideas: Analyzing The World's News

Kalev and Felipe wrote an article for O'Reilly Ideas titled "Analyzing the world’s news: Exploring the GDELT Project through Google…

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Complex Queries: Combining Events, EventMentions, and GKG

A common request revolves around filtering events to just those mentioned in articles that focus on certain themes or groups….

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Visualizing The Global Influencer Network

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the connections that defined 2015 by constructing a network diagram over the people mentioned in…

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GDELT 2.0 GKG Reaches 150 Million Records

We're excited to announce that earlier today the GDELT 2.0 Global Knowledge Graph (GKG) reached a total of just over 150 million…

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Getting Started with GDELT + Google Cloud Datalab: Simple Network Visualizations

Following up from our last post of simple timeline visualizations you can make using Google's new Cloud Datalab, Felipe Hoffa…

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Getting Started with GDELT + Google Cloud Datalab: Simple Timelines

Google recently released Google Cloud Datalab which provides a cloud-hosted version of Jupyter/IPython that is tightly coupled with Google BigQuery, Google…

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Map of Global Antitank and MANPADS Weapons

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes includes an interactive CartoDB map visualizing eight months of global coverage of antitank and MANPADS…

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Network Visualization of Global Refugee Flows

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes, mapping the global flow of refugees through creating geographic networks from GDELT, includes several visualizations…

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Mapping The Global Flow of Refugees Through News Coverage

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores creating geographic networks tracing the global flow of refugees using network co-occurrence analysis to…

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Assessing Turkey's Physical Stability And Societal "Mood"

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how GDELT can be used to assess Turkey's physical stability using the GDELT Event…