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GDELT + Internet Archive = 5.4 Billion URLs And 221TB Of News Content Preserved

In August 2014 GDELT joined the Internet Archive's "No More 404" program to provide a live stream of global news…

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NPM gdelt-toolkit 0.3.1

James Conkling has released version 0.3.1 of an NPM interface to GDELT. Learn More – NPM Website. Learn More –…

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Vox: A week of Fox News transcripts shows how they began questioning Mueller's credibility

Vox put together a great set of infographics exploring national television news coverage of the Mueller investigation. Read The Full…

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The Trace: Here's How Quickly Cable News Lost Interest in the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The Trace put together a set of fantastic infographics that show how quickly American television news lost interest in several…

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FAA's NextGen Flight Paths And When Data Makes Government Too Efficient

The FAA's obstacles in rolling out its new data-driven flight paths illustrate the backlash that can face attempts to modernize…

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Amazon's Key Camera And Are We Building 1984 For Law Enforcement?

Amazon's new Key service transforms package delivery, but raises the question of how law enforcement might leverage a national centralized…

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What A Defaced Jeff Koons Sculpture Tells Us About Land Ownership In Augmented Reality

From the nascent web's domain cybersquatting to social media's account squatting, the offline-online divide begs the question of just what…

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To Be Truly Useful AI Assistants Need To Learn To Anticipate

AI assistants today largely lack the ability to recognize that a traffic jam means we'll be late for work, a…

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The Google Maps Calorie Counter And The Information Age's Right To Ignorance?

As we race to saturate the world with ever more information, we are increasingly realizing that not everyone wants to…

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Brown Daily Herald's Coverage Of Greater Good Gathering Inaugural Conference

The Brown Daily Herald covered the Greater Good conference and discusses Kalev's exploration of how data is allowing us to…

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DataDay Seattle 2017

Kevin Madden of Tom Sawyer Software presented a case study using GDELT's GKG at DataDay Seattle 2017. Learn More.

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Central Bank Financial Stability Report Sentiment Dictionary Available in GCAM

Ricardo Correa, Keshav Garud, Juan-Miguel Londono-Yarce and Nathan Mislang published an IFDP working paper earlier this year titled "Sentiment in…

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Is It Too Late For Big Data Ethics?

Despite a flurry of academic and industry efforts aimed at changing views on big data research ethics, it seems the…

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Replacing US Social Security Numbers With Estonia's Cryptographic Model?

As the US grapples with how to replace its obsolete obsession with the 80-year old Social Security Number, perhaps Estonia's…

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Virtual Reality For Empathy Versus Entertainment

As virtual reality finds growing use to tell experiential stories of humanitarian crises, whose voice is heard and how do…

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How Social Media Can Silence Instead Of Empower

The great promise of social media to empower the oppressed has given way to a reality where elites wield a…

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FiveThirtyEight: The Media Really Started Paying Attention To Puerto Rico When Trump Did

FiveThirtyEight did a followup to their Puerto Rico media analysis using the Television Explorer and found some interesting results regarding…

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Greater Good Gathering

Kalev will be speaking on October 21 at the Greater Good Gathering in Providence Rhode Island alongside such luminaries as…

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GDELT 2.0 Television API Debuts!

UPDATE: The TV 2.0 API has been updated as of 2/9/2018 to use airtime rather than sentences as its new…

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CNN's Reliable Sources Uses Television Explorer

Last Sunday, CNN's Reliable Sources used GDELT's Television Explorer to create two different graphs visualizing coverage of Hurricane Maria and…

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"New Views" Book Features Twitter Map

Alastair Bonnett's new book "New Views: The World Mapped Like Never Before: 50 maps of our physical, cultural and political…

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GDELT 2.0 API New Export Options And Upgraded Word Cloud

We've added several new export options to our DOC 2.0 API HTML browser-based visualizations. For the timeline and tonechart HTML…

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Web Summit 2017

Kalev will be speaking at Web Summit 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal on November 8th. Billed as "the largest tech conference…

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Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference 2017 Keynote

Kalev will be giving the opening keynote address at Bucknell University's 2017 Digital Scholarship Conference on October 7th. This year's…