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Visual Explorer: All Of December 2022 Belarusian, Russian & Ukrainian Broadcasts Translated Into English

We are immensely excited to announce that to ring in the new year, we have completed translation into English of…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: How Russia Presents Itself As Investigator Of War Crimes By Others

In the parallel universe of Russian media, the narrative being presented to the Russian public is that it is Russia…

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December 2022 Collection Of Time-Aligned Translated Transcripts For Russia 1 & Russia 24

As we continue to scale up our experiments with time-aligned translated transcripts in the Visual Explorer, we have translated the…

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More Translation Alignment Complexities: Verb- Vs Negation-Centric Reordering

Order-mismatched languages pose a number of complications to translation alignment. One area of especial concern surrounds negation. Some languages place…

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Mapping A Country Image From Global News Reports About COVID-19 Pandemic

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has infected hundreds of millions of people worldwide and caused…

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The Complexities Of Aligning Translations Between Order-Mismatched Languages

Earlier this week we unveiled our new work on high-precision alignment of English translations of Russian and Ukrainian television news…

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Plant Pest Invasions, As Seen Through News And Social Media

Invasion by exotic pests into new geographic areas can cause major disturbances in forest and agricultural systems. Early response can…

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infoDOCKET: GDELT Visual Explorer Launches Live Demo of Time-Aligned Translated Transcript

Gary Price's infoDOCKET mentions the new Visual Explorer work on translated transcription of television news. Read The Full Article.

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Russian TV News Continues With Its False "Ukrainian Nazis" Narrative

Far from abandoning its false "Ukrainian Nazis" narrative, Russian state television news continues to use this characterization, with a single…

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New Visual Explorer Demonstration Of Time-Aligned Translated Transcript

Leveraging our new high-precision timecode alignment of machine translation and transcription using Google's Speech-to-Text and Translation APIs, we are excited…

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Experiments With In-Browser Speech Synthesis For Reading Translated Transcripts

As we continue to explore fully automated transcription + translation pipelines for Russian and Ukrainian television news, a natural question…

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Tomorrow: New Visual Explorer Demonstration Of Transcript Translation With High Precision Timecode Support

Yesterday we unveiled a new demonstration of high-precision timecode alignment of machine transcription + translation of Russian television news broadcasts,…

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Using Google Translate's HTML Support To Create High-Resolution Translated Google Speech To Text SRT Captioning

To date we have transcribed more than 42,000 Russian and Ukrainian language television news broadcasts through Google's Speech-to-Text API, with the…

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What OpenAI's Whisper Teaches Us About The Future Of Large Language Models Like ChatGPT

While specialty AI models like OpenAI's Whisper ASR speech recognition and translation target a more technical and niche audience, they…

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AI's Pivot To Fluency & Existential Non-Determinism Vs FBIS/BBCM, OSINT & The Centrality Of Fidelity In Translation

One of the most striking aspects of the IC's OSINT efforts over the years from a languages standpoint is the…

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A Look Back On How 2022's AI Developments Brought Home The Perils Of AI's Focus On Fluency Over Fidelity

The past year has marked a watershed moment in the AI landscape, in which a range of applications have burst…

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Jason Scott: The Whispering Episode

The Internet Archive's Jason Scott mentions on his latest podcast some of GDELT's work on exploring OpenAI's Whisper ASR on…

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GDELT Video Series: Media As Data: A Look Back At A Decade Of TV News Analysis

The second episode of the GDELT Video Series! A look back on a decade of collaboration with the Internet Archive's…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: Channel One's Soviet-Era Nuclear Weapons Documentary

Channel One Russia ran a documentary recently narrating Russia's perspective on its Soviet nuclear weapons program. The program opens with:…

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GDELT Video Series: A Brief Look At Economic Risk

The inaugural video in our new GDELT Video Series: A Brief Look At Economic Risk. You can follow along with…

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Tutorial Video: A Brief Tutorial On How To Use The Visual Explorer

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Tutorial Video: A Brief Tutorial On How To Use The TV Explorer

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More Photos From STRATCOM Summit 2022 In Istanbul

A version of Kalev's STRATCOM Summit 2022 talk with the original English audio is coming soon, so stay tuned! In…

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WashPost: Who Attracted The Most Attention In The Political World In 2022

Some fantastic graphs by the Washington Post's Philip Bump charting political media coverage of 2022. Read The Full Article.