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Cultural Computing at Literature Scale: Encoding the Cultural Knowledge of Tens of Billions of Words of Academic Literature

Representing the first large-scale content analysis of JSTOR, DTIC, or the Internet Archive ever performed, this latest GDELT collaboration, with Timothy Perkins…

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Television Trends Tracker: Explore American Television News

We are incredibly excited to announce the latest GDELT media analysis tool that provides a range of sophisticated analyses of…

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Mapping the Future of Mankind: Interview with Dataconomy

Kalev spoke recently with Eileen McNulty of dataconomy about how GDELT is reshaping our understanding of the world in an…

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GDELT on a Sphere

Back in May we unveiled GDELT on the NOAA Science on a Sphere network, allowing you to visit one of the…

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USIP Open Situation Room

The United States Institute of Peace Open Situation Room uses GDELT for its global situation maps.  The Open Situation Room…

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Playing Nostradamus: Foreign Policy

Kalev's latest column for Foreign Policy focuses on how "Big data show that history does indeed repeat itself. What does…

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Meet the computer scientist trying to digitize, analyze and visualize our past: GigaOM

GigaOM's Derrick Harris writes this summary of Kalev's appearance on this week's Structure Show, titled "Meet the computer scientist trying…

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500 Years of the Images of the World's Books Now On Flickr

While a bit afield from codifying events from the world's news, GDELT Creator Kalev Leetaru collaborated with the Internet Archive…

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GigaOM: Here's Why the Democratization of Big Data Really Really Should Excite You

GigaOM's Barb Darrow and Derrick Harris interview Kalev for GigaOM's weekly The Structure Show focusing on the latest cloud and…

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Archiving the World: GDELT Joins the Internet Archive’s “No More 404” Initiative

The GDELT Project’s mission is to create a free open computational observatory to watch our world unfold, cataloging the events…

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PeaceTech Summit: Engineering Durable Peace (NAE / USIP)

Kalev will be speaking on GDELT, the use of "big data" to understand conflict, and his work with the United States…

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Communications of the ACM TECHNEWS: Can computers replace historians?

Today's Communications of the ACM's TECHNEWS roundup features BBC News' coverage of the GDELT pilot study on correlating the patterns of world history. Read the Communications…

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Topic Mining The World's News with GDELT with NGrams – Felipe Hoffa

Felipe Hoffa is a Developer Advocate on big data at Google, whose mission is "to inspire developers around the world to leverage…

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Wolfram Data Summit 2014: What It Takes to Compute on the Whole World

Kalev will be speaking at the 2014 Wolfram Data Summit, presenting "What It Takes to Compute on the Whole World."…

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GDELT Dashboard Featured As CartoDB Map of the Week

The new GDELT Global Conflict Dashboard, created with the support of the United States Institute of Peace, was featured as CartoDB's…

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ICG's Lux Real-Time Streaming Analytics Platform Creates GDELT Watchboard

Illumina Consulting Group's LUX real-time streaming analytics platform features a watchboarding service based on GDELT:  "LUX ingests high volume dynamic…

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BBC: Can computers replace historians?

Rory Cellan-Jones of BBC News writes this fantastic article about the GDELT pilot study on correlating the patterns of world history. Read…

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‘Gamifying’ World News: Fantasy Geopolitics Uses GDELT to Teach High Schoolers About Global Events

We’re hugely excited that Fantasy Geopolitics is now using GDELT as part of its daily country ranking! Launched in 2009…

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Hague Centre for Strategic Studies Releases Two Reports Using GDELT

The Hague Center for Strategic Studies recently released two reports that use GDELT to measure global conflict and cooperation, Balancing…

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Nextgov ViewCast: Keeping Pace With Big Data

Kalev spoke alongside Micheline Casey, Chief Data Officer of the United States Federal Reserve Board on Atlantic Media's Nextgov's viewcast titled…

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GDELT Celebrates 1 Million Downloads!

Its been six months since GDELT opened in its new home, supported by Google Ideas, and what an incredible six…

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Google Cloud Platform Blog on Patterns of World History Study

Felipe Hoffa wrote this great post on the Google Cloud Platform Blog with more technical detail on how BigQuery enabled…

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GigaOM Covers GDELT Patterns of World History Study

Derrick Harris of GigaOM covered the GDELT "Patterns of World History" study in this fantastic article. Read the Full Article.

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Towards Psychohistory: Uncovering the Patterns of World History with Google BigQuery

Two months ago we unveiled in Google BigQuery access to the entire quarter-billion-record GDELT Event Database, which monitors the world’s…