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Crash Override And How Cyberwarfare Is Bringing Conflict To The Homefront

The new era of cyberconflict is increasingly targeting civilian infrastructure, bringing the future of conflict from the battlefield to the…

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Google's Oskar Fischinger Doodle And The Era Of Browser Visualization

How the browser has replaced the proprietary desktop application to become the centerpiece of modern data visualization. Read The Full…

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VGKG 2.0 Now Available In Partitioned BigQuery Table

As the GDELT Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) has grown to just over 287 million images totaling 3.2TB of JSON…

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Facebook's Crisis Mapper And Using Data To Solve Humanitarian And Wildlife Crises

What we can learn about privacy, priorities and how the technology and humanitarian worlds need to work far more closely…

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GDELT DOC 2.0 API Debuts!

We are incredibly excited to announce today the debut of the new GDELT 2.0 DOC API, which is our full…

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La Vanguardia: The Media Prefer Supermodels

La Vanguardia covers GDELT's Global Visual Knowledge Graph, exploring the kind of imagery the global news media prefers. It was…

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Trump's Tweeting And Government Records In The Digital Era

Stream-of-consciousness live tweeting by our political leaders offers us a unique humanized look at our elected leaders, but also gives…

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When Facebook Censors Journalists

As Facebook increasing role as global editor-in-chief expands to censoring journalists, what might the future of the fourth estate look…

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The Agenda Setting Power Of Fake News

In a study published in New Media & Society, Chris Vargo, Lei Guo and Michelle Amazeen use GDELT to explore…

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How Estonia's E-Voting System Could Be The Future

Estonia has offered online voting for more than a decade with great success and some unique security twists that could…

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Baltimore Sun Article on NSA Leaking

Kalev was quoted in a recent Baltimore Sun article on alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner, talking about the modern culture…

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Will The Coming Drone Swarms Eliminate Physical Privacy?

What are the privacy implications of a future in which millions of cameras fly overhead and could drone operators make…

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Realtime Package Tracking: Insufficient Context Or A Case Of Consumer Data Overload?

Today the most mundane Amazon purchase broadcasts a minute-by-minute documentary of its whereabouts as it travels to its destination, but…

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Should Facebook Simply Stop Moderating Its Platform?

Is Facebook's approach of hiring an army of human reviewers to enforce a single universal standard developed in secret that…

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Selected For United Nations Data for Climate Action Challenge

We are tremendously excited to have been selected for the United Nations "Data for Climate Action" challenge! Over the coming…

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Television Explorer: Near-Realtime Updates & Trending Analytics

We're excited to announce two major updates to the Television Explorer that debuted over this past weekend: realtime updates and our new…

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What The Leaked Facebook Rulebook Tells Us About Why It Isn't Combatting Online Violence

The more than 100 confidential Facebook documents leaked to The Guardian illustrate why content moderation is so hard and why…

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Google's New 180 Petaflop Deep Learning Cloud And The Future Of Academic Computing

With Google's announcement last week of its new 180 petaflop open deep learning cloud, what future does the traditional academic…

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Was The WannaCry Worm An Early Preview Of Skynet?

As the US Government works to develop "lethal" cyberweapons capable of opening dams and triggering nuclear plant meltdowns, could the…

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Know-Evolve: Deep Temporal Reasoning for Dynamic Knowledge Graphs

This paper by researchers at the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology explores reasoning over time in…

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Will Kushner's White House Innovation Effort Finally Fix Government's Innovation Problem?

The US Government has a reputation of the place technology ideas go to die and data is put to pasture…

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Project Sailor Moon Shiny App

Donny Chen and Yixin Zhang created this really neat Shiny app with a number of great visualizations. Under the hood…

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New "Showcase" Format For GDELT GEO 2.0 API

We're excited to announce today the debut of the new "showcase" format in the GDELT GEO 2.0 API! This new…

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Dev Fest DC 2017

Kalev spoke at DevFest DC today on how GDELT uses Google Cloud Platform, especially tools like BigQuery and Google's AI…