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Understanding What You're Searching For In A Multilingual World

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the complexities of search engine disambiguation and examining macro-level societal trends in a multilingual…

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Analyzing The First Democratic Debate

Kalev's analysis for the Washington Post's Monkey Cage examined television coverage of the first Democratic debate through the lens of audio…

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Carnegie Endowment: The Complexities of Global Protests

A new report from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace titled "The Complexities of Global Protests" authored by Thomas Carothers…

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Kalev Named A 2015-2016 Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud Platform

This past August Kalev was named as a 2015-2016 Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud Platform, one of just 43 worldwide. His…

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Assessing the link between economic performance and protest activity in Europe

Mario Quaranta of Italy's Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali ‘Guido Carli’ published an article last month in the journal Current…

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Library of Congress Interview: The World As Seen Through Books

Kalev was recently interviewed by Erin Engle for the Library of Congress' The Signal blog about his analysis of the…

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Is America Bored With Election 2016 Already?

Kalev's new piece for the Huffington Post explores the current state of television coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign leading up to…

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Donald Trump's Changing Media Fortunes

Kalev's collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive to track changing television coverage of the 2016 US presidential candidates…

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Network Visualization of Global Refugee Flows

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes, mapping the global flow of refugees through creating geographic networks from GDELT, includes several visualizations…

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Mapping The Global Flow of Refugees Through News Coverage

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores creating geographic networks tracing the global flow of refugees using network co-occurrence analysis to…

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How Massive News Mining Can Help Us Understand European Protest Trends

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the last 36 years of protest trends in Europe, creating a "protest intensity" timeline…

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Do Big Data Results Depend On What Data We Look At?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the degree to which the results we get from "big data" are truly reflective…

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Highlights Of Estonian ICT Day At The World Bank And The Future Of E-Government

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes summaries the highlights of the "Estonian ICT Day" conference at the World Bank and its…

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How Social Media Is Reshaping Our Understanding Of Conflict And How It Is Blinding Us

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the Yemen-Saudi Arabia conflict through the eyes of Twitter, tracing with the help of…

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Assessing Turkey's Physical Stability And Societal "Mood"

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores how GDELT can be used to assess Turkey's physical stability using the GDELT Event…

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The World As Seen Through Books: Comparing the Internet Archive, HathiTrust, and Google Books Ngrams Collections

With the proliferation of cheap high-resolution digital imaging hardware and falling storage costs, mass digitization initiatives have gone mainstream, bringing…

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GDELT Makes Appearance at #PeaceHackDC

We're excited that GDELT made an appearance at the #PeaceHackDC hackathon and thrilled that the winning project proposal involves using GDELT to track…

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Knight Foundation Prototype Fund Finalist

Out of 800 submissions to the most recent Knight Foundation Prototype Fund grant call, GDELT was one of just 35…

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Social Movements Through Media and Search: Black Lives Matter

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the unique "M"-shaped search and media coverage patterns of social movements. Read the Full…

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Map of Global Climate Change News Coverage

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes includes an interactive CartoDB map visualizing seven months of global coverage of climate change and…

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Public Interest In Climate Change And Its Global News Coverage

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes examines global news coverage of climate change and extreme weather events in 2015 and includes…

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Network Visualization of 2016 Candidate Contextualization Overlap

One of the visualization's in Kalev's latest piece for Forbes involved exploring the network structure around how the 2016 candidates…

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Trump The Center of the Political Universe

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the 2016 US presidential campaign through the lens of topic analysis and a highly…

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Sanders Now Beating Clinton, Trump Higher Than Ever

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores Google web, Google News, and YouTube searches for Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Donald…