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The Television Debate Wars

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores television coverage of the second Republican debate, using mass-scale audio fingerprinting across the Internet…

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The Geographic Limits Of Big Data

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the geographic limits of big data and how it is all too easy for…

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Wired's Apple News Experiment: What It Says About The Future Of Journalism

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes explores the ramifications of Wired's recent exclusive with Apple News and the future of journalism…

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Bernie Rising, Hillary Fading: How Bernie Sanders Is Winning the Media War

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes shows how Bernie is on the rise in media coverage, Hillary is fading, Bernie's coverage…

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No Trump Is Not Fading: Did Politico Miss That Trump Drives The Race?

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes shows that by using percentages instead of raw numbers you get a totally different picture…

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Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Finalist!

We're incredibly excited to announce that GDELT has been selected as one of 44 Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge Finalists!  GDELT's…

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Keynote at conference on translingual and transcultural digital humanities

Kalev will be one of two keynote speakers at the Conference on translingual and transcultural digital humanities at the Estonian Literary…

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Second Republican Debate Word Clouds: What the Candidates Talked About

Kalev's latest Forbes piece visualizes the language used by each candidate in the second Republican debate through a series of…

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Mapping 212 Years of History Through Books

Kalev's latest Forbes piece includes an incredible new interactive animated zoomable map of 212 years of world history as seen through…

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History as Big Data: 500 Years of Book Images and Mapping Millions of Books

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the notion of history as "big data," surveying the Internet Archive Book Images project from…

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Data, Politics And Television: Lessons Learned From the First Republican Debate

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the lessons learned from the first Republican debate. Read the Full Article.

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Mapping the EU Migration Crisis Through Google Searches

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores the European migration crisis through the lens of Google searches, examining the latest report by…

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A New Blog at the Intersection of Data and Global Society

Today we are incredibly excited to announce that Kalev is now a Contributor to Forbes, where he will be writing…

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The World's Short Attention Span Quantified

Kalev's latest Atlantic piece explores global media fatigue and how quickly we forget and turn a blind eye to natural…

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What It Looks Like to Process 3.5 Million Books

While we'll be putting together a longer piece soon that goes into far more detail on how we processed the…

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Google BigQuery + 3.5M Books: Sample Queries

To help you get started with the latest GDELT collection of 3.5 million digitized historical English language books published from…

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3.5 Million Books 1800-2015: GDELT Processes Internet Archive and HathiTrust Book Archives and Available In Google BigQuery

Today we are enormously excited to announce that more than 3.5 million digitized books stretching back two centuries, encompassing the…

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BBVA Paper on Social Unrest Dynamics and State Response

The research staff at Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA)’s Cross-Country Emerging Markets Unit have produced another series of captivating risk visuals, this…

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2015 Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Award Winner

We are enormously excited, honored, and humbled to have been selected as one of the 2015 Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Award…

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Kalev to Present at Internet Archive Library Leaders Forum 2015

Kalev will be presenting on his work exploring the Internet Archive's vast data collections for research and his collaborations with the…

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Which Republican Debate Candidate Went The Most Viral?

Roger MacDonald, Director the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, created this fantastic visualization of what percent of the subsequent rebroadcasts…

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Who’s Really Winning the Media Wars in the 2016 Campaign?

A new post on the Internet Archive's blog surveys our latest collaborations with the Internet Archive around exploring media and…

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Who Really Won the First Republican Debate?

This past July we used audio fingerprinting technology from the Laboratory for the Recognition and Organization of Speech and Audio…

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The Incredibly Short Lifespan of an Online News Article

A year ago this past Friday we announced a new collaboration with the Internet Archive to preserve the world's online journalism….