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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….

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Tracking Television Coverage of the 2016 Campaign

In collaboration with The Atlantic and using the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, this new visualization allows you to track…

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High Resolution Animated Twitterverse Map 2012-2014

Kalev's latest article, "Who's Doing the Talking on Twitter?", was published in The Atlantic yesterday.  The article includes an animated GIF movie…

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A Zoomable Map of The Twitterverse 2012-2014

There wasn't room to include the map below in "Who's Doing the Talking on Twitter?", out in The Atlantic today, but…

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Who's Doing the Talking on Twitter?

Kalev's latest study explores the evolution of Twitter over the last three years, from January 2012 to December 2014 and…

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Is Donald Trump Really Dominating Media Coverage?

Kalev's latest study, published this afternoon in The Guardian's Data Blog, explores how vastly different of a picture you get of…

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Kalev Named Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud Platform

We are enormously excited to announce that Kalev has been named as a Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud Platform! Google…

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Wolfram Data Summit 2015: Planetary Scale Computing

Kalev will be speaking at the 2015 Wolfram Data Summit, presenting "Quantifying, Visualizing, and Forecasting Global Human Society: What it…

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Hellenic Public Radio Cosmos

Kalev was interviewed today on Hellenic Public Radio Cosmos FM 91.5 FM WNYE about the findings of his latest Foreign…

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A New Way to Read the Crisis in Greece

Kalev's latest column for Foreign Policy magazine explores how Google Trends and news analytics offer a fundamentally new look into global…

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Mapping Libraries: Creating Real-time Maps of Global Information

Kalev's latest guest post for the Library of Congress' The Signal blog is "Mapping Libraries: Creating Real-time Maps of Global Information",…

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Storybase: Towards Building a Knowledge Base for News Events

Zhaohui Wu of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Chen Liang and C. Lee Giles of the Department…