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New GDELT 2.0 API Interactive Maps: ADM1

As geography becomes an ever more central modality for understanding the world around us, we've heard loud and clear from…

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BBVA: Tracking Chinese Vulnerability in Real Time Using Big Data

BBVA's has put out another fascinating report using GDELT's emotional data as part of its Chinese Vulnerability and Sentiment Index (CVSI) exploring…

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What Research Libraries And Web Archives Could Learn From The Commercial Cloud

Today’s modern cloud platforms have transformed business computing and in fact are highly aligned with the needs of libraries and…

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Why Are Libraries Failing At Web Archiving And Are We Losing Our Digital History?

Have libraries become irrelevant in the web archiving world and how can they learn from their technological neighbors who have…

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Charleston Library Opening Keynote Video Now Available

The video of Kalev's opening keynote address at the Charleston Library Conference this past November is now available.

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Which Web Servers Power Global News Imagery?

What 48 hours of global news images tell us about the most popular web servers powering news websites (NGINX is…

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Would Twitter's Proposed Premium Offering Effectively Lead To 'Two Twitters'?

As Twitter considers creating a subscription Tweetdeck offering, could its latest moves portend a future in which it reorganizes into…

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Recapping Google NEXT 2017: Deep Learning As A Service

Deep learning was a huge focus of Google’s annual cloud conference, from its hosted AI platform to the company’s myriad…

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GDELT 3.0 And Using BigQuery And Streaming Google Cloud Storage For Logging

One of the most incredible aspects of working in Google's cloud environment is that no matter what you need, chances are…

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The Backfire Effect And Why Facebook's 'Fake News' Warning Gets It All Wrong

Facebook’s latest attempt to fight fake news is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of basic psychology and showcases that Silicon…

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Google's 'Protect Your Election'–Exporting Cloud Security To Government

Alphabet Jigsaw’s latest release “Protect Your Election” offers a powerful glimpse at what’s possible when Google’s externalization of security to…

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Did Russia Just Run The World's Greatest Social Media Campaign?

If the accusations against Russia are to be believed, it masterfully wielded a few hundred trolls and a botnet or…

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Recapping Google Next '17: Making Security Seamless

From its custom-designed Titan TPM and closed supply chains guarding its data centers to its instant 2-factor authentication and IAP…

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Recapping Google Next '17: The Great Cloud Shift From Renting Hardware To Services And Experts

Reflecting back on spending last week at Google’s Next ’17 cloud conference, one of the greatest themes of the conference…

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Is It Hypocritical To Charge Russia For Hacking Yahoo When The US Does The Same Thing?

In an era in which Snowden and Wikileaks have laid bare the extent to which the US Government penetrates foreign…

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VGKG 2.0 Adds Cloud Vision Web Detect

We are tremendously excited to announce today that over the past 24 hours we have completed the integration of Google…

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Google Cloud Next 2017

Having spent the past week at Google's Cloud Next 2017 conference we've gotten some incredible ideas to bring back to GDELT…

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Google Cloud Platform Podcast

Kalev was interviewed for today's Google Cloud Platform (GCP) podcast recapping Day 0 at Google Cloud Next. Learn More.

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Brown Daily Herald: The Tricky Optics Of News In Age Of Trump

The student-run Brown Daily Herald mentions GDELT's use in tracking how the news media landscape is evolving under Trump. Read…

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Google Cloud Next 2017 Inaugural Community Summit

Kalev spent the day today at the inaugural Google Cloud Next 2017 Community Summit, described as a gathering of "cloud…

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Datasets For The SBP-BRiMS 2017 Grand Interdisciplinary Data-Science Challenge On "Fake News"

We are excited to be one of the datasets for the SBP-BRiMS 2017 Grand Interdisciplinary Data-Science Challenge focusing on "fake news"…

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GDELT 2.0 APIs Coming Shortly!

We're excited to announce that starting in about a week we will begin rolling out the GDELT 2.0 APIs! These…

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Full Text Search API Migration To ElasticSearch Complete

We are happy to announce that earlier this afternoon we completed the final stages of the migration of the Full…

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USAID: How GDELT Is Being Used To Catalog Global Wildlife Crime

USAID put together this video showcasing how GDELT is being used to catalog global wildlife crime.