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Common Crawl And Unlocking Web Archives For Research

The world’s web archives contain tens of petabytes of data charting the evolution of our digital world, yet little of…

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AI 'Gaydar' And How The Future Of AI Will Be Exempt From Ethical Review

As AI research continues to press new ethical boundaries, much of the innovation coming from universities may actually be exempt…

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DOC 2.0 API PostMessage Support For Dynamic IFrame Resizing

When it comes to embedding the output of our new 2.0 APIs in other websites via iframes, we've tried to…

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Estonia's ID Card And The March Of Cryptography

Contrary to breathless doomsday cybersecurity hype, last week’s news about Estonia’s ID card merely reflects the mundane evolution of the…

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How Much Of The World's News Imagery Is Unique?

Global news coverage is increasingly saturated with imagery capturing photographic documentaries of world events, but how much of that imagery…

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Television Explorer Top/Trending Tables Now Available

We've heard from quite a number of you that you've found the Top/Trending tables in our Television Explorer to be extremely…

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New VGKG Image Georeferencing For GEO 2.0 API

Since the debut of the GDELT GEO 2.0 API this past April, we've received a lot of interest in being…

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A Case Study In Big Data And The Replication Crisis

What it looks like to try and replicate a modern “big data” study and the lessons we can learn about…

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IRIN: Hurricane versus Monsoon

IRIN's Ben Parker created this great set of infographics tracing American and international media coverage of Hurricane Harvey in the…

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When The Cloud Deletes Our Data: Who "Owns" What We Upload?

How Staple’s insourcing of its cloud printing platform led many of its customers to lose everything they had created and…

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Walmart Vs Amazon And Why Cloud Expertise Makes Or Breaks E-Commerce

To compete in today’s e-commerce world requires an innate understanding of cloud computing and reacting to outages and interruptions in…

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GDELT 2.0 APIs Reach 20 Million Queries!

In just the the two short months since the GDELT DOC 2.0 API and GDELT GEO 2.0 API debuted, they…

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Alex Bresler's Introduction to Programming with gdeltr2

Alex Bresler, the creator of the fantastic "gdeltr2" package, has put together this powerful tutorial that walks through how to…

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Internet Archive Blog: Trump Eclipses Sun On TV

The Internet Archive's latest blog post uses the Television Explorer to show that, at least on American television news, Trump…

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"Gallery Mode" Now Available in DOC 2.0 API

We're incredibly excited to announce today the release of our new "Gallery Mode" for the GDELT DOC 2.0 API,which allows…

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Big Data at BBVA Research using GDELT+BigQuery

Tomasa Rodrigo Lopez from BBVA Research presented at Google Next Madrid this past June 8th on how they are using…

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HTTPS Now Available For Selected GDELT APIs And Services

As GDELT's APIs and visualization tools are increasingly being embedded on websites and integrated into online workflows, many of you…

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Internet Archive Blog: North Korea's "Fire and Fury"

Earlier today the Internet Archive used the Television Explorer to examine how the major television networks covered President Trump's "fire…

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How Minimizing Cyber Risk Can Actually Increase It

As web hosting companies look to help their customers improve their cyber security postures, they need to separate future potential…

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Kalev Now RealClear Media Fellow

We are tremendously excited to announce today that Kalev is a RealClear Media Fellow! The Editor's Note in his inaugural…

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What Data-Mining TV's Political Coverage Tells Us

Kalev's first piece for RealClear Politics looks back at the last two years of his collaborations with the Internet Archive's…

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How Web Archives Teach Us That Data Doesn't Exist In A Vacuum

As data science has gone mainstream, much of it has focused on blindly asking questions of data without ever stopping…

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Can An AI Algorithm Copyright What It Creates?

As AI systems become more and more advanced, will we reach a point where they themselves can copyright and own…

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Is Social Media Really A Public Space?

As politicians increasingly turn to social platforms to communicate with, and sometimes block, their constituents, how might these platforms reshape…