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GDELT DC Hackathon – Hosted by Gallup

GDELT DC HACKATHON – HOSTED BY GALLUP Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Washington, DC – The Gallup Building Following the tremendously…

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Global Twitter Heartbeat Featured as #1 Social Media Study of 2013

Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab produces a monthly roundup of "the top papers in digital media and journalism" and at end…

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Mapping Half a Million Hours of the Internet Archive's TV Archive: Three-Year Animation

In collaboration with the Internet Archive Kalev mapped nearly half a million hours of American television news programming covering the…

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Mapping the Geography of American Television News

This collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive is exploring the geography of American television news using the Archive's…

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Mapping Half a Million Hours of the Internet Archive's TV Archive: Interactive Geographic Search

In collaboration with the Internet Archive Kalev mapped nearly half a million hours of American television news programming covering the…

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Foreign Policy Magazine's Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2013

Foreign Policy magazine has named GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru as one of its Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2013, recognizing…

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EIHR Estonian Conference on Human Rights and Freedom to Association

In December 2013, on the 65th anniversary of the passage of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Kalev traveled to…

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Quoted in Discover Magazine's 100 Top Stories of 2013

Kalev was quoted as an "expert in big data," discussing the ways in which data exhaust is being used by…

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The Tehran Connection – A Big Data Network View of Iran's Leadership

The GDELT Global Knowledge Graph to identify all people mentioned in articles referencing any location in Iran between April and…

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Mapping Obamacare through the GDELT Global Knowledge Graph

Using a combination of the GDELT Global Knowledge Graph and the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, Kalev Leetaru analyzed national…

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Georgetown Presentation on Big Data, Global Diplomacy and Our Digital Heartbeat

Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy and the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program, GDELT creator…

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Featured Voice for Foreign Policy Magazine

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru is now a Featured Voice for Foreign Policy magazine, writing a regular column covering the ways…

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USAID/HU Tech Challenge for Atrocity Forecasting Uses GDELT

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Humanity United Model Challenge, the final round of the Tech Challenge…

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Presentation at Centre of Excellence for National Security in Singapore

Kalev presented today at the "Social Media and Digital Maturity: Implications for National Security" summit at the Centre of Excellence…

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GDELT now available in Palantir

For those using Palantir’s data analysis and visualization platform, you can now import the complete quarter-billion-record GDELT database, along with…

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Internet Archive Annual Gala: Mapping the General of American Television News

Kalev and Roger MacDonald, Director of the Internet Archive Television News Archive, spoke on their project to map the geography…

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Digital Diplomacy +SocialGood Forum

Kalev spoke on the future of data-driven diplomacy at the Digital Diplomacy +SocialGood Forum at the UN Foundation in Washington DC….

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Forecasting the Future of Afghanistan

Joshua Stevens, John Beieler, and Jay Yonamine created this absolutely stunning visualization of the past quarter-century of material conflict in…

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Gaza Goes Viral: An Analysis of Influence – Google Ideas Summit

At the Google Ideas Conflict in a Connected World summit in New York City on October 22, 2013, GNIP presented…

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Canadian Foreign Ministry Innovation Week

Kalev presented at the Canadian Foreign Ministry in Ottawa, Canada on the evolving applications of "big data" and data-driven diplomacy…

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John Deere Big Data Summit 2013

In October 2013, GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru presented at the John Deere Big Data Summit 2013, designed "to bring together…

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Oxford Internet Institute Maps Global Media Through GDELT

The Oxford Internet Institute produced this eye-catching visualization of the geography of the news media based on the GDELT global…

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Google Constitute: Digitizing the World's Constitutions

The Google Constitute project has made headlines across the world in its efforts to digitize and make searchable the world's…

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A Secure and Free Internet – United Nations General Assembly

Kalev was an invited participant in the "A Secure and Free Internet" event at the United Nations General Assembly on…