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Why Apple's Patent To Disable Your Phone's Camera Is So 1984

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the changing landscape of privacy in the digital era and how our consumer products don't…

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Can Algorithms Save Us From Bias?

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how new research suggests algorithmic bias can not only be quantified, but also corrected for….

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How Pokémon And Location-Based Augmented Reality Could Save The Planet

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how augmented reality and location-based games like Pokemon could help save the planet. Read the…

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Why Government Needs Data Privacy Policies

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how governments are making use of all of the data they collect about their citizens,…

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Why Does The Government Struggle So Much With Innovation?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores why the US Government struggles so much with innovation. It was subsequently cited in…

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How Cyberwar From Hacking To GPS Jamming Is Changing The Face Of Society

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the growing role of consumer-accessible GPS jamming and hacking tools in reshaping cyberwarfare. Read the…

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What Today's Delta Outage Teaches Us About The Public Cloud

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores what Delta's worldwide computer outage teaches us about the growing role of the public cloud….

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GDELT + Google Cloud Natural Language API

With the public announcement today of Google Cloud Natural Language API, we are excited to announce that GDELT has been an early…

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GDELT + Cloud Cloud Speech API

With the public announcement today of Google Cloud Speech API Beta, we are excited to announce that GDELT has been an…

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What Turkey's Attempted Coup Looked Like Through GDELT's Eyes

For those of you wondering what Turkey's attempted coup looked like through GDELT's eyes, the timeline below shows the sudden…

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Do Americans Care About The Rest Of The World?

The Google Trends team put together this incredible map showing how often Americans searched about each country in the world…

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Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking Symposium

Kalev spoke yesterday at the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking Symposium at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's headquarters here in…

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Does Brexit Herald A New Era For Big Data-Driven Forecasting?

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how traditional polling, prediction markets and superforecasters all failed to robustly predict Brexit and how new…

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Ben Parker: Brexit And The Rise Of Hate Speech

IRIN's Ben Parker put together this great quick visual showing the dramatic increase in discussion of racist, xenophobic and similar…

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A Deep Dive Into The News Media’s Role In The Rise Of Donald J. Trump

John Sides and Kalev Leetaru collaborated on "A Deep Dive Into The News Media’s Role In The Rise Of Donald…

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Charleston Conference Speaker

Kalev will be speaking at the Charleston Conference this coming October 31 to November 5, 2016 alongside a who's who of…

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Deep Learning VGKG Reaches 84 Million Images!

We're incredibly excited to announce that as of early this afternoon the GDELT Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) has reached…

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GDELT Blog Reaches 800 Posts!

Yesterday the GDELT Blog reached an incredible milestone: its 800th post! From massive new dataset announcements to helpful tutorials, technical…

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A Look Around The World At How News Websites Are Adopting Google's AMP HTML

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how the news industry is evolving in a "mobile first" web and maps the spread…

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Television As Data: Mapping 6 Years of American Television News

Kalev's latest Forbes piece maps the last six years of American television as seen through the Internet Archive's Television News…

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The Democratization Of Big Data Is A Big Win For Democracy

Google's cloud big data and machine learning blog features a post by Felipe Hoffa that features an analysis using GDELT….

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Mapping The Spread Of Google's AMP Mobile Pages

Beginning April 22, 2016 GDELT began monitoring all articles for Google AMP HTML and Mobile alternate URLs and recording this…

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An Animated Daily Map Of American Television News 2009-2016

Kalev's latest Forbes piece features a city/landmark-level animation mapping every location on earth mentioned at least 3 or more times in a given…

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A City-Level Look At 6 Years Of American Television

Kalev's latest Forbes piece features a city/landmark-level map visualizing the every location on earth mentioned at least 5 or more…