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O'Reilly Ideas: Analyzing The World's News

Kalev and Felipe wrote an article for O'Reilly Ideas titled "Analyzing the world’s news: Exploring the GDELT Project through Google…

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O'Reilly Strata+Hadoop World Singapore Next Week

Kalev and Felipe Hoffa of Google will be presenting at the O'Reilly Strata+Hadoop World conference in Singapore next week. If you're…

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Google Developer Experts Summit 2015

Last week Kalev was at Google's Mountain View campus for the Google Developer Experts Summit, as one of its Cloud…

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Why It's So Important To Understand What's In Our Web Archives

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes continues his exploration of web archives and why it is so important to understand what…

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A Practical Guide To The Encryption Debate: A Failure Of Analysis Not Encryption

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the encryption debate through historical and pragmatic lenses, examining just what options are truly…

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Terascale Sentiment Analysis: BigQuery + Tone Coding Books

As we continue to add new sentiment dictionaries to GDELT on a regular basis, a common request has been the ability…

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Using BigQuery To Explore Large Log Files: Exploring the Wayback Machine

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores what is really in the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine and the nuance and biases of…

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How Much of the Internet Does The Wayback Machine Really Archive?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine, which turns 20 years old next year and holds…

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When Our Televisions Watch Us In Our Homes

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the rise of the "surveillance economy" and how last week's revelations about Vizio televisions…

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Complex Queries: Combining Events, EventMentions, and GKG

A common request revolves around filtering events to just those mentioned in articles that focus on certain themes or groups….

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Latest Internet Archive Television & Politics Visualizations: November 2015

By popular request, we've compiled a roundup of the latest Television & Politics visualizations we've been creating in collaboration with…

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IRIN News: Paris vs Kenya Attacks (Terror Around The World)

Due to the high volume of misreports and sharing on social media that the Garissa attack occurred last week, rather than…

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Online Social Networks And Offline Protests

A new paper by Zachary C Steinert-Threlkeld, Delia Mocanu, Alessandro Vespignani, and James Fowler of the Department of Political Science at…

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TV Networks Shortchanging Ted Cruz

Jim Tankersley's article for the Washington Post uses our interactive campaign 2016 television tracker to compare television attention and polling…

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Visualizing The Global Influencer Network

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the connections that defined 2015 by constructing a network diagram over the people mentioned in…

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Who's Connected To Whom In The Global Media

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes constructs a global influencer network of the top 100,000 pairs of newsmakers mentioned most frequently…

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Why We Need To Verify Our Big Data Results

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how triangulating word patterns drawn from the Google Books ngram viewer against those from the…

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One-Click Network Visualization With BigQuery+Gephi

For his latest Forbes piece, Kalev took a network visualization developed by the BBVA Research Emerging Markets Unit of how…

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Visualizing Russian Sanctions and China's Economic Slowdown

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes builds upon the work of the BBVA Research Emerging Markets Unit to explore the state of…

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Is The Era of Reader Comments On News Websites Fading?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the changing landscape of how citizens engage and interaction with the news media, from…

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Graph-Based Detection of Occupy Protests

This paper by Fengcai Qiao, Pei Li, Jingsheng Deng, Zhaoyun Ding, and Hui Wang of the College of Information Systems…

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How Drones Are Changing Humanitarian Disaster Response

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how drones are changing the humanitarian disaster response landscape and presents a vision of…

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Digitizing The World's Libraries Using Smartphones

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how we could leverage advances in smartphone technology and crowd sourcing to collaboratively digitize…

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San Francisco 2015 Ad Viewer Experiment

In keeping with our Philadelphia 2014 experiment from this past July, we have released a similar viewer for a selection…