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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.

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New Scientist Magazine Maps the Syrian Civil War

Peter Aldhous of New Scientist Magazine put together this impressive interactive map of the Syrian civil war that breaks the…

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The Sphere of Influence and Declassification Engine Projects

Led by Matthew Connelly at Columbia University, the Declassification Engine project is a wide-ranging effort involving "historians, journalists, legal scholars,…

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Mapping the Global Twitter Heartbeat: The Geography of Twitter

This collaboration with SGI and the University of Illinois' CyberInfrastructure and Geospatial Information (CIGI) Laboratory debuted the first-ever analysis of…

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Stanford University / USIP Blogs & Bullets Workshop on Syria

Kalev presented at the Stanford University / United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Blogs & Bullets Workshop on Syria.

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GDELT: a big data history of life, the universe and everything

The Guardian introduces GDELT as "the ultimate big database – and an amazing tool for data journalists" and extols its…

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Jay Yonamine's Forecasting Future Violence in Afghanistan

Jay Yonamine of Penn State used GDELT in his doctoral dissertation to explore how the spatial resolution of GDELT can…

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Alex Hanna's Egyptian Timeline

Alex Hanna at the University of Wisconsin-Madison made this great timeline showing the 2011 Egyptian revolution and the various actor…

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The Last 200 Million Things That Happened in the World

Foreign Policy magazine writes the first mainstream news article introducing GDELT to the world! Read the Full Article in Foreign…

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David Masad's Python Visualizations

David Masad of George Mason University put together this great tutorial demonstrating how to replicate some of Rolf Fredheim's R-based visualizations for…