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What It Looks Like To Process 3.5 Million Books In Google’s Cloud

GDELT's processing of the complete 1800-2015 English-language public domain digitized books collections from the Internet Archive and HathiTrust (totaling 3.5…

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Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa

Researchers Macro Manacorda and Andrea Tesei of Queen Mary University of London and the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the…

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The Death Of Internet Freedom: Mourning The Demise Of A 20-Year-Old Dream

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how the modern Internet has grown steadily less free and more constrained and censored…

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Does Social Media Actually Reflect Reality?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the degree to which social media reflects reality and the implications of this for…

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What Hope Is There For Cybersecurity If The Government Can't Protect Its Own Secrets?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the dismal state of US Government cybersecurity, musing on its implications for the private…

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Data Sharing And Replication In The Sciences

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the state of data sharing and replication in the sciences and why open data…

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The Zika Virus And How Algorithms And Media Effects Impact Our Understanding Of Global Issues

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how media effects and algorithms affect what we understand of the world around us,…

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Why The Web Is So Slow And What It Tells Us About The Future Of Online Journalism

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the state of online journalism and uses some of the diagnostic tools built into…

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Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) February 2016 Snapshot Dataset

Given the enormous interest we've been receiving in the new GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG), which processes an ever-growing fraction…

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Aftenposten Features Candidate Television Tracker

Lorns Bjerkan writes for Aftenposten, Norway's largest newspaper, about American television coverage of Donald Trump using GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker,…

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Columbia Journalism Review Features Candidate Tracker

David Uberti recently wrote for the Columbia Journalism Review using GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet…

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VGKG 1.0 Now Processing All Monitored News Imagery

We're tremendously excited to announce that as of GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG) 1.0, we are now processing both the…

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VGKG 1.0 Arabic, Persian, Thai, Chinese And Script OCR

As we noted on Saturday, with the release of the Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG) 1.0, we are now passing language…

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GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG) V1.0 Available

We're excited to announce that as of late yesterday afternoon, Version 1.0 of the GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG) is…

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How Fragile Are Our Cities?

The Igarapé Institute teamed up with the United Nations University, the World Economic Forum, the World Bank and SecDev, with support from…

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IRIN News: Why Does No One Care About Yemen?

IRIN News published a feature earlier today exploring how the Yemen conflict has largely faded from global media attention and…

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Shorouk News Features Candidate Television Tracker: Bernie Sanders

Mohammed Minshawi writes for Shorouk News, a prominent Arabic language newspaper published in Egypt, about Bernie Sanders and uses GDELT's 2016…

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Announcing the American Television Global Knowledge Graph (TV-GKG)

We are enormously excited to announce today the unveiling of our latest massive new dataset: the American Television Global Knowledge…

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Georgetown University Wizard of Big Data Video

From 2013-2014 GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru was the Yahoo! Fellow in Residence of International Values, Communications Technology & the Global…

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Emotions of American Television 2009-2016 Dataset

For those of you interested in building your own visualizations or analytic models of the emotional undercurrents of American television…

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Visualizing The Emotions of American Television News 2009-2016

Back in October 2014 we released a massive dataset and interactive visualization of the emotional undercurrents of American domestic television applying…

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Candidate Television Emotions Bulk Dataset

For those of you wishing to integrate all of the emotional data from the 2016 Campaign Television Emotions Tracker into polling,…

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Announcing the 2016 Campaign Television Emotions Tracker

It is with tremendous excitement that we unveil today the new 2016 Campaign Television Emotions Tracker! Building on the extraordinary…

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Television Trends Tracker For Visualizing Macro Television Trends

Just over a year and a half ago we debuted a simple visualization tool that allows you to visualize basic…