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Choropleth Mapping 6 Years of American Television

Kalev's latest Forbes piece features a choropleth map visualizing the total number of times each country in the world has…

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Alex Bresler's gdeltr2 Package

Alex Bresler created this truly fantastic R package called "gdeltr2" that offers a powerful set of R interfaces to an ever-growing…

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Strata + Hadoop World Keynote Global Happiness Map

Attendee Walid Mehanna tweeted this fantastic image of Jordan Tigani's Strata + Hadoop World keynote that featured, among other topics,…

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GDELT Featured In Strata + Hadoop World Keynote

In his keynote presentation at Strata + Hadoop World in London two weeks ago, Jordan Tigani featured how GDELT is…

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Google Cloud Platform Global User Conference NEXT 2016

GDELT was mentioned briefly during the "DATA & ANALYTICS: Pushing the Limits of BigQuery" session at the Google Cloud Platform Global…

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Are Research Ethics Obsolete In The Era Of Big Data?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the changing landscape of ethics in the big data world. Read the Full Article.

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Does More Data Really Lead To Better Decision Making?

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how simply having more data does not automatically lead to better decisions being made. Read…

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Will AI And Robots Make Humans Obsolete?

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how AI and robotics are taking over human society. Read the Full Article.

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Should All Academic Research Be Free And What Wikipedia Can Teach Us About Publishing

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the changing landscape of publishing in the digital era. Stanford University's Law Library even excerpted…

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Are We All Turning Into Digital Zombies? Or Will AI Save Us?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how technology is turning us into digital zombies and how AI may pull us…

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Could We Ever Have A Truly Free Internet?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores whether we could ever truly have a free Internet. Read the Full Article.

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Why We Need More Domain Experts In The Data Sciences

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the dangerous gap between the producers and consumers of data sciences today and why…

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Are Corporate Data Centers Obsolete In The Cloud Era?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how the commercial cloud has upended and revolutionized how computing is done. Read the…

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WATSON, GDELT, Jigsaw etc

Tiffany Trofino, Principle Strategist at IBM, wrote recently on LinkedIn about the future of using data for understanding global conflict….

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Here’s the data that told us Bernie Sanders would lose

Putting together data from the television tracker, Cloud Vision analysis of political imagery, and Jordan and Felipe's talk from Google…

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Using Google's Deep Learning To Model Visual Portrayal In The News

With the debut of the GDELT Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG), which uses Google's Cloud Vision API deep learning algorithms to…

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Bayesian Poisson Tucker Decomposition for Learning the Structure of International Relations

Researchers Aaron Schein (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Mingyuan Zhou (University of Texas at Austin), David Blei (Columbia University) and Hanna Wallach…

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NGramming 9.5 Billion Words of Arabic News

One of the amazing things that happens when you monitor the world at GDELT's scale is that you begin to…

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Making NGrams At BigQuery Scale

Ever since 2010's Culturomics paper and with the rise of ever-more powerful linguistic modeling systems, ngrams have surged back into…

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Naval Postgraduate School Thesis Uses GKG To Explore Terrorist "Brands"

A Naval Postgraduate School thesis by Bradley S. Greaver titled "Terrorist group brands: understanding terrorist group strategies through brand exposure" uses…

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Google I/O 2016: Tracking The Election Through GDELT / Reddit / Wikipedia

In their lively and fast-paced Google I/O 2016 talk, Felipe Hoffa and Jordan Tigani trace mainstream and social media coverage of…

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Google I/O 2016: Election 2016 The Big Data Showdown

Felipe Hoffa and Jordan Tigani offered a fantastic fast-paced look at Google BigQuery in their session at Google I/O 2016, showcasing how…

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BBVA: EAGLEs Economic Outlook Annual Report 2016

BBVA's latest report, the EAGLEs Economic Outlook Annual Report 2016, has a wide array of quite fascinating sentiment and other analyses…

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Paris, Georgia and Trump Fixes

We recently made three bug fixes to address two geographic issues and one person name extraction issue. Mapping the textual geography…