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Linguistic Geography: Mapping the Languages of GDELT February-July 2015

We're excited to unveil a new visualization that showcases the power of GDELT's realtime machine translation of the world's local news…

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Mapping the Geography of GDELT: February-July 2015

We're excited to unveil a new visualization that showcases the incredible reach of GDELT 2.0.  The map below displays a…

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Wildlife Crime Map Featured in National Geographic Article

The interactive map of global wildlife crime discussed in last month's Foreign Policy article titled "Can You Use Big Data to…

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CrisisLex Taxonomies Now Available in GKG

The CrisisLex.org initiative offers a variety of datasets and tools relating to the use of social media for crisis and…

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IRIN News: Burundi Topical Network

IRIN News has published two previous pieces using GDELT to explore trends relating to the overall emotional tenor of global news…

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BBVA The Refugee Crisis: Challenges for Europe

The research staff at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA)’s Cross-Country Emerging Markets Unit have produced a fascinating animated map of refugee…

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BBVA Social Unrest Dynamics in Eurasian Countries

The research staff at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA)’s Cross-Country Emerging Markets Unit have produced another series of captivating risk visuals, this…

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Tracking the Islamic State — With Words

Kalev's latest column for Foreign Policy magazine explores how creating an interactive map of three months of global news coverage…

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Scalable Bayesian Non-Negative Tensor Factorization

Researchers Changwei Hu, Piyush Rai, Changyou Chen, Matthew Harding, and Lawrence Carin, all of Duke University, explore extracting patterns at…

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Can You Use Big Data to Track an Elephant Poacher?

Kalev's latest column for Foreign Policy magazine explores how creating an interactive map of three months of global news coverage about wildlife…

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Advanced Mapping with the GDELT API + BigQuery

Today we feature the second half of the announcement of our incredible new collaboration with online mapping platform CartoDB to make…

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A Discussion on Crisis Communications

Kalev will be speaking next week at an event at Blair House hosted by the Office of the Chief of…

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Mapping Global Protests Redux

Two years ago Pennsylvania State University doctoral student John Beieler put together an animated map of global protests over the…

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GDELT at National Defense University Senior Executive Seminar

Kalev spoke at the Countering Transnational Threats Senior Executive Seminar: "Understanding Perceptions and Countering Narratives" at National Defense University yesterday,…

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Mapping ISIS: Three Month Cumulative Animation

To complement our interactive clickable map of the last three months of global media narrative around ISIS, we've created the…

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Mapping ISIS: Three Months of Global ISIS Narrative

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Making Maps with GDELT + CartoDB: A New Collaboration

Today we are enormously excited to announce an incredible new collaboration with online mapping platform CartoDB to literally make the world's…

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Mining Libraries: 20 Years of Massive Computing on the World's Information

The forthcoming 2015 issue of the journal Information Services & Use features two pieces by Kalev.  The first is an in-the-trenches…

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Making Of: Mapping Three Months of Poaching, Drones, and Cyber

Despite being up less than 12 hours, we've already been getting some great feedback on our latest map series, which…

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Mapping Cyber: Three Months of Global Discussion of Cyberattacks

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Mapping Drones: Three Months of Global Discussion of Drones

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Mapping Poaching: Three Months of Wildlife Crime

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Simon Rogers Tweets News Co-occur Globe

Simon Rogers, formerly Data Editor at Twitter and founder of the Guardian's Datablog, and now Data Editor at Google, tweeted…

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GDELT Makes Cameo Appearance at Google I/O Afterparty

GDELT made a cameo appearance on one of the big screens at the Google I/O afterparty last week through a clip from…