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Virginia Tech Paper Explores Forecasting Domestic Political Crises Using GDELT

Researchers at Virginia Tech used GDELT to explore forecasting of domestic political crises using subgraph mining. Read the Full Paper.

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Mapping the Syrian Conflict

Last week Palantir released the visualization below that it produced in collaboration with the Carter Center mapping conflict events in…

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West Point Study Explores GDELT for Decision Making

A new study published by researchers at the Department of Systems Engineering at the United States Military Academy at West…

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Wired Opinion Piece on the Future of Sentiment Mining

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru recently wrote an opinion piece for Wired on the state of sentiment mining, where it is…

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New GDELT Website Debuts!

We're incredibly excited to unveil the beautiful  new GDELT Project website to you!   The new site does a vastly…

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Bloomberg Covers GDELT in "Saving the World"

GDELT gets a prominent mention in a special Bloomberg feature on big data titled "Saving the World? How Big Data…

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GDELT: World's largest event dataset now publicly available in Google BigQuery

We are phenomenally excited to announce that the entire quarter-billion-record GDELT Event Database is now available as a public dataset…

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Computing on the Entire Planet From the Cloud: GDELT Moves to Google Cloud Platform

We are incredibly excited to announce a transformative new chapter in GDELT's evolution – its move to Google Cloud Platform…

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GDELT Now in a Museum Near You via NOAA's Science on a Sphere!

Imagine an actual physical 6-foot-diameter globe floating before your very eyes, displaying every imaginable dataset about our planet. Created by…

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Did the Arab Spring Really Spark a Wave of Global Protests?

Kalev's latest Foreign Policy columns explores global protest activity over the last 35 years, finding that the Arab Spring touched…

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Kalev Speaks at Inaugural Wharton DC Innovation Summit

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru spoke at the inaugural Wharton DC Innovation Summit here in Washington on how big data is…

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Could we predict the kidnapping of Nigerian girls?

This article by Harvard NTL, which ran the USAID / Humanity United Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, discusses how the…

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Refocusing Intelligence on Analysis

Kalev's latest Foreign Policy column discusses the need to refocus the intelligence process on analysis rather than collection – how…

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Kalev Speaks at National Defense University Forum

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru spoke at National Defense University today at a forum organized by the Center for Technology and…

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FiveThirtyEight Explores Nigerian Kidnapping Trends Using GDELT

Mona Chalabi over at Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight wrote this great timeline analysis of kidnappings in Nigeria using GDELT: Read the…

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US Department of Defense SMA Speaker Series

Kalev presented as part of the US Department of Defense SMA Speaker Series on "A Realtime "Big Data" View of…

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GDELT Cited In Gentzkow Interview

Clark Medal winner Matthew Gentzkow cites GDELT in his interview out today with Nieman Lab. Read the Full Interview.

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Kalev Speaks at Data Community DC

GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru spoke to a packed house at Data Community DC's April meeting on his lessons learned from…

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Georgetown University Feature – The Wizard of Big Data

Georgetown University profiled GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru in a special interactive feature titled "The Wizard of Big Data." Read the…

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GDELT At GEOINT 2014 on GEOINT Foreword Panel

We were incredibly honored to present an overview of GDELT today on the GEOINT Foreward Panel on Human Geography at GEOINT…

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Paper Explores Bilateral and Multilateral Causal Events in GDELT

Researchers at Tapjoy and the University of Virginia Department of Sociology used GDELT for their SBP data challenge paper "Discovering Bilateral…

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SBP 2014 Grand Data Challenge Winner

Its always incredibly exciting to see all of the different ways that GDELT is being applied and it is especially…

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From Big Data to Global Diplomacy: Today and Tomorrow

Today Kalev's Yahoo! Conference was held Georgetown University, titled "From Big Data to Global Diplomacy: Today and Tomorrow" and featuring presentations…

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Working with GDELT in Python: A Quick Tutorial

Python has become an increasingly popular language for rapidly working with large datasets.  James Houghton has a great quick tutorial…