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Op-Ed on Reimagining Innovation in Government

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru wrote an op-ed for the Orange County Register that reimagines what innovation should look like for…

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The Emotion of Twitter as the Future of Interactive Television

The SyFy channel’s highest-rated unscripted series Face Off makes use of the next generation of Kalev’s Twitter research, used this past…

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Mapping A World in Motion: A Daily Dashboard of Global Conflict

(CLICK TO OPEN MAP)Imagine a map that uses computers to “read” news reports from across the entire world each day,…

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GDELT At OSCON 2014

InfiniDB's Chief Technology Officer, Jim Tommaney, demonstrated querying and analyzing the complete GDELT event database running in their InfiniDB database platform…

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Vice's Motherboard Covers GDELT

Ben Makuch of Vice's Motherboard wrote this great article about how GDELT is reshaping how we monitor and understand the…

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Wilson Center Event on Data Journalism and Policymaking

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru will be speaking on July 30th alongside Alexander Howard at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC…

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Twitter Research to Power Audience Interaction with SyFy's Face Off Series

The SyFy channel's highest-rated unscripted series Face Off will use the next generation of Kalev's Twitter research, used this past…

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GDELT Now on Data.gov!

We are excited to announce that GDELT is now available on data.gov, courtesy of the World-Wide Human Geography Data (WWHGD)…

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Kojo Nnamdi Show Discussion on Sentiment Mining

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru was part of a panel this week on the Kojo Nnamdi Show talking about the state…

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Mashable Discussion of ISIS Social Media

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru is quoted in a Mashable article on ISIS's evolving use of "social media as an actual…

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Kalev Named World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council Member

We are incredibly honored and excited to announce that GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru has been named as a  Council Member…

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2014 National Academies NAKFI Conference: Collective Behavior

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru will be attending the 2014 National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Conference "Collective Behavior: From Cells…

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National Academies Keck Grants on Government Dashboards and Learning in Medicine

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru will be in Chicago on August 22nd for the mid-cycle progress update meeting for grant awardees…

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Mapping Ebola Using GDELT's GKG

Reuters published a new infographic on Monday that uses World Health Organization data to map the spread of the ebola…

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Visualizing GDELT In Tableau Using BigQuery

Julius Concepion shows off a screen capture visualizing the entire quarter-billion-record GDELT event database in realtime using Tableau and Google's…

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GDELT Makes Appearance at BigDataCampLA

Well-known big data trainer and consultant Lynn Langit used GDELT to demonstrate Google's BigQuery database platform in her presentation at…

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GDELT Makes Appearance at DevoxxUK

Javier Ramirez, one of the founders of Teowaki, and a Google Developers Expert, gave a presentation at DevoxxUK that featured an example of…

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InfiniDB Demos GDELT at OSCON

InfiniDB announced today that its Chief Technology Officer, Jim Tommaney, will be demonstrating querying and analyzing the complete GDELT event…

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GDELT Makes Appearance at Google I/O 2014 Developer Conference

Felipe Hoffa and Jordan Tigani's talk at Google I/O 2014 titled "Predicting the future with the Google Cloud Platform" gives…

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ACM WEBSCI2014 Data Challenge Winner

From the Global Twitter Heartbeat to the SyFy Opposite Worlds Show to the non-Western world (and many more to be announced shortly) the GDELT Project…

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Predicting Violence in Sudan for Humanitarian Relief

This paper from the Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS) 2014 conference builds a series of models using GDELT…

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Using Global Media Tone for Leadership Assessment of Assad and Putin

Kalev's latest Foreign Policy column explores how the emotional "tone" of global news coverage of Syria's Assad and Russia's Putin…

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Columbia Journalism School Studies Media Coverage of Syrian Conflict Using GDELT

Students at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism  created this fantastic in-depth and interactive look at how the global news…

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GDELT Featured in May Roundup of Google Cloud Blog

The May 2014 roundup of the Google Cloud Blog prominently mentions GDELT's availability in Google's BigQuery database platform! Read the…