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The GDELT Project: realtime network diagram and database of global human society for open research | #opendata

The GDELT Project: realtime network diagram and database of global human society for open research | #opendata | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The GDELT Project

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luiy's curator insight, June 7, 2014 6:50 PM

The GDELT Project is a realtime network diagram and database of global human society for open research Watching The Entire World

GDELT monitors the world's news media from nearly every corner of every country in print, broadcast, and web formats, in over 100 languages, every moment of every day.

 


Global Reach

 

GDELT monitors print, broadcast, and web news media in over 100 languages from across every country in the world to keep continually updated on breaking developments anywhere on the planet. Its historical archives stretch back to January 1, 1979 and update daily (soon to be every 15 minutes). Through its ability to leverage the world's collective news media, GDELT moves beyond the focus of the Western media towards a far more global perspective on what's happening and how the world is feeling about it.

 

 

Querying, Analyzing and Downloading

 

The entire GDELT database is 100% free and open and you can
download the raw datafiles, visualize it using the GDELT Analysis Service, or analyze it at limitless scale with Google BigQuery.

 

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The Middle East's Internet revolution

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Internet and social networks bridge Middle East societies and the rest of the world, advance values of coexistence and tolerance, and could become an answer to Islamic fundamentalism.
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Turkey blocks access to Twitter and YouTube over hostage photos

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Turkey's increasingly hardline government on Monday blocked access to the website over the image of an Istanbul prosecutor held hostage
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Why People With Multicultural Experience Are More Creative

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A person who has immersed themselves in another culture has the openness and cognitive flexibility to make your organization more creative.

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Why Open Source Misses the Point of Free Software - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation

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How social media affects protest movements: It’s complicated

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In a new research paper, sociologist Zeynep Tufekci argues that while social media can empower dissidents and make it easier to organize, governments are getting smarter — and the same things that make such tools useful also have a downside
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Iran's judiciary moves to block phone and messaging services LINE, WhatsApp and Tango

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's official IRNA news agency says the judiciary has ordered three personal communication apps blocked, a decision President Hassan Rouhani's administration has long opposed
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Who’s the true enemy of internet freedom - China, Russia, or the US?

Who’s the true enemy of internet freedom - China, Russia, or the US? | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Evgeny Morozov: Beijing and Moscow are rightly chastised for restricting their citizens’ online access – but it’s the US that is now even more aggressive in asserting its digital sovereignty
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We need open models, not just open data - O'Reilly Radar

We need open models, not just open data - O'Reilly Radar | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Writing my post about AI and summoning the demon led me to re-read a number of articles on Cathy O'Neil's excellent mathbabe blog. I highlighted a point Cathy...
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Open access - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open access - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Open access comes in two degrees: gratis open access, which is free online access, and libre open access, which is free online access plus some additional usage rights. These additional usage rights are often granted through the use of various specific Creative Commons licenses.

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The European Parliament Just Voted To Break Up Google

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The EU just passed the historic vote.
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EU net neutrality law, almost a done deal, may face restart

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With a new European Commission having taken the place of the one that proposed the Telecom Package, and with that bundle of laws not having achieved final approval yet, hard-won battles may need to be fought again.
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A picture of social revolutions | Augusto de Franco | TEDxLiberdade - YouTube

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. As humans, how do we interact with one another to improve our lives...
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Facebook is now worth more than Walmart

Facebook's market value has nosed ahead of one of country's economic bellwethers, underscoreing a broader shift that is intuitively easy to understand: Technology is playing a larger and larger part in our lives. Therefore, technology should be playing a larger and larger role in the economy.
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Supermercado do futuro!

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Turkey's 'family' ministry wants to ban Minecraft -- just like it did with 4Chan | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff Grubb

Turkey's 'family' ministry wants to ban Minecraft -- just like it did with 4Chan | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff Grubb | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Minecraft is one of the world’s most successful games, but a Turkish family agency isn’t happy about that.
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About China's Internet Censorship

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In the Republic of China there are approx. 650 million Internet users, of which 86 % mobile. This is probably the largest online population on the planet, and all network functions within China, in...

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Zero-rating - [Wikipedia]

Zero-rating

Zero-rating ("toll-free data") is the practice of mobile network operators (MNO) and mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) to not charge end customers for a well defined volume of data by specific applications or internet services via the MNO's Wireless network in limited or metered data plans and tariffs.

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The Global Geography of Internet Addiction

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In a new study, Brazilians were the most likely to report spending every waking hour on the web, with Nigerians and South Africans not far behind.
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The Countries With the Most and Least Internet Freedom

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A new study shows who can browse as they please and who can’t.
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U.S. Social-Media Giants Are Resisting Russia Censors

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Facebook, Twitter and Google have started resisting Russian government orders to remove information about a rally next month for opposition leader Alexei Navalny, raising the prospect of a showdown over the Kremlin’s efforts to control online information.
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How the sharing economy will develop in 2015

How the sharing economy will develop in 2015 | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The sharing economy has grown exponentially in the past few years to the point where it has impacted nearly all industries.

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The unstoppable rise of the Sharing Economy, it could be the Internet's most divisive revolution.

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Featuring yours truly in the logistics bit.

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EU Parliament calls on Commission to consider Google break-up

EU Parliament calls on Commission to consider Google break-up | The New Global Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
The call, which was anticipated, does not have any concrete effects but it does increase pressure on the European Commission to take a hard line with Google over the abuse of its dominance in the EU search market.
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Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era

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A majority of Americans feel that their privacy is being challenged along such core dimensions as the security of their personal information and their ability to retain confidentiality.
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