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What do people talk about on World Aids Day? Part II
By Miguel Luengo-Oroz
Dec 5, 2011
This past Thursday, December 1, was World Aids Day - one of the most recognised international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of...
Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership
By Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Sep 23, 2016
(Friday 23 September, New York) Twitter and UN Global Pulse today announced a partnership that will provide the United Nations with access to Twitter’s data tools to support efforts to achieve...
Global Pulse at the 71st UN General Assembly
By Felicia Vacarelu and Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Sep 16, 2016
World leaders are gathering this week for the 71st UN General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Global Pulse, along with collaborators and partners, is involved in a number of side events...
Guest Post: Reflections on lessons learned from big data projects
By Guest Post by Meredith Blair Pearlman
Sep 16, 2016
This guest post is a Q&A with Meredith Blair Pearlman, Evaluation and Learning Manager at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. It is Part III of a series of posts on a collaboration between...
A Big Data Exploration Project : Mining online data for insights on child marriage
By Rene Clausen Nielsen and Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Sep 15, 2016
This is Part II of a series of posts on a collaboration between UN Global Pulse and the Packard Foundation. The collaboration emphasized the “learning by doing” process of designing...
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