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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…

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Presentation at 2013 NGA Academic Research Program Symposium

Kalev presented GDELT at the 2013 National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Academic Research Program (NARP) Symposium at the National Academy of…

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Opening Presentation at Wolfram Data Summit 2013

Kalev gave the opening presentation at the Wolfram Data Summit 2013 on the 25th anniversary of the release of Mathematica,…

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Subsetting and Aggregating GDELT Using dplyr and SQLite

This is a guest post by Andrew Halterman. Edit 17 Sept to reflect changes in dplyr‘s syntax GDELT is an incredible resource for researchers…

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Mapping a Quarter Century of Protests Using GDELT

Foreign Policy ran a front-page story by Dana Stuster featuring the global and Egyptian protest maps created by John Beieler…

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Lipari School on Computational Social Science

Kalev taught at the Lipari School on Computational Social Science in Italy from July 20 – July 27th, focusing on how…

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USAID Workshop on Early Warning about Mass Atrocities Against Civilians

Kalev presented on how "big data" is reshaping our ability to forecast future mass atrocities as part of the USAID…

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Visualizing Global GDELT Coverage

Looking at the map of global protests in 2013 as captured in GDELT that John Beieler created, I was struck…

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CRL Opening Keynote: Pioneers in Mining Electronic News for Research

Kalev presented the opening keynote for the Center for Research Library's (CRL)'s Pioneers in Mining Electronic News for Research summit…

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World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group

Kalev presented today to the World-Wide Human Geography Data Working Group.

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DARPA Information Science and Technology (ISAT) Economic Science Workshop

Kalev was an invited discussant at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Information Science and Technology (ISAT) Economic Science Workshop.

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CNBC's Big Data Download Show Features GDELT

CNBC television ran a segment on GDELT for its Big Data Download program titled "An Ambitious Project to Track Global…

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TEDxUIUC: What Can Big Data Do For You?

Kalev spoke at TEDxUIUC on "What Can Big Data Do For You?" in how big data is reshaping every discipline.