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Exhibiting the Global Post-2015 Twitter Conversation

By René Clausen Nielsen Sep 30, 2013
Global Pulse has partnered with the UN Millennium Campaign on a novel project that aims to shed insight on which Post-2015 relevant topics are talked most about by people on social media around the...
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Social Networks and Collective Human Behavior

By Jukka-Pekka Onnela Nov 10, 2011
  This is the first in a special Global Pulse Guest Blogger Series: “Data Mining for Development: Methodological Innovations & Challenges.” Jukka-Pekka Onnela is an Assistant Professor in...

Mining the Web for Digital Signals: Lessons from Public Health Research

By Emmanuel Letouzé Nov 7, 2011
  A number of recently published studies and articles suggest that mining the Web may impact public health in ways that bear significance on Global Pulse’s approach to social impact monitoring...

New iPad App Explores the Potential of Mobile Surveys

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Nov 7, 2011
Global Pulse is excited to announce its contribution to a unique new iPad app, called “PopTech: World Rebalancing,” which is available now from the Apple app store. The interactive app was developed...

Data Philanthropy: Public & Private Sector Data Sharing for Global Resilience

By Robert Kirkpatrick Sep 16, 2011
The digital revolution of the first decade of this new century has brought many wonders, yet it has also has ushered in a bewildering array of unanticipated consequences. We now find ourselves in a...

The New Data Landscape

By Global Pulse Aug 25, 2011
Global Pulse is predicated on the understanding that today “new data” is being generated as a by-product of people’s activities at a rate that is unprecedented in human history.  That deluge of...

“Visualize the Voices of the Vulnerable” Design Challenge Winners

By Miguel Luengo-Oroz Aug 9, 2011
Last year, we launched a large-scale mobile phone based survey to ask people from five countries in different regions of the world how they are dealing with the effects of the global economic crisis...

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