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Why Stopping 'Fake' News Is So Hard

While it sounds technically easy to block “fake” news, the reality is much more complex, as much of “fake” news…

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Places & Spaces XI 2015: Macroscope Video

This video offers a brief overview of interacting with one of the GDELT macroscopes that was selected as just one…

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What Hotels Teach Us About Data And Prioritizing User Experience Over Security

What being accidently checked out of a hotel this week teaches about the tension of authentication and user experience and…

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VGKG 2.0 Now Includes Full Tag Specifier With Group Family

Based on fantastic feedback we've heard from many of you, today we've released an updated version of the VGKG 2.0…

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No This Election Was Not The 'The Death Of Data:' Filter Bubbles And Analysis

What the election teaches us about understanding data and selecting the right data sources and the role of filter bubbles…

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Is Elon Musk Right And Will AI Replace Most Human Jobs?

As more and more prognosticators claim that AI will replace human jobs, what does the future hold for humanity? Read…

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What Reviewing 650,000 Emails Can Teach Us About Human Versus Machine Analysis

Much of the tech press this week argued how trivial technology made it for the FBI to review the 650,000…

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What Opinion Polls Teach Us About Data Versus Truth

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how all data has a huge number of assumptions built into it and why we…

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Charleston Library Opening Keynote

Kalev gave the opening keynote on Friday at the Charleston Conference in the stunning Gaillard Center performance hall in South Carolina, speaking…

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GDELT Featured In BigQuery + Excel Documentation Example

GDELT was used as an example in a tutorial on how to connect Bigquery to Excel on Google's Big Data…

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Connecting BigQuery To Microsoft Excel Using The New ODBC Driver

A new post by Tim Swast on the cloud big data and machine learning blog showcases a number of fascinating…

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World Affairs 2016: 70 Years

Kalev spoke at World Affairs' 70th annual event in San Franciso last week on the evolving world of cyberwarfare and especially…

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Has Social Media Killed Free Speech?

Kalev's latest piece explores how the centralization of the web into a handful of social media walled gardens sets a…

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The Dyn DDOS Attack And The Changing Balance Of Online Cyber Power

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the DDOS attack against Dyn in the context of how the evolving world of cyber…

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gdeltPyR

Linwood Creekmore created this neat Python-based framework that pulls GDELT 1.0 and 2.0 data into Python Pandas and R dataframes using…

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From Cellphone Tracking To Facial Recognition: Minority Report Is Here

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the burgeoning world of electronic surveillance. Read the Full Article.

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Julian Assange's Internet Access And How Facebook Could Be The End Of Wikileaks

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how as the web centralizes towards a handful of walled gardens, Facebook's central role in…

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The Hidden World Of News Imagery EXIF Metadata & iPhones As News Cameras

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores 48 hours of the GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG)'s new EXIF metadata extraction. Read the…

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Geographic FeatureID To Common Name Crosswalk

UPDATE: This dataset has been updated May 2018. In support of its global geocoding efforts, GDELT maintains gazetteers containing several…

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Mapping Sexual And Gendered Violence Across The World 2015-2016

Following the template laid out in our BigQuery+UDF One Minute Maps, today we unveil a map that offers a glimpse…

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VGKG 2.0 Metadata Stats At 2 Weeks

In the two weeks since the new Visual Knowledge Graph 2.0 (VGKG 2.0) debuted, it has been incredibly exciting to…

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Dodging The Memory Hole: Archiving Online News

Kalev presented today at "Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News" on the UCLA campus about GDELT's collaboration with…

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Geofeedia Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg: The Era Of Social Surveillence

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the evolving world of social media surveillence in the context of the ACLU/Geofeedia report. Read…

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VGKG 2.0 Released

We are incredibly excited to announce today the release of Version 2.0 of the GDELT Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG),…