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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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“Data for Development” – An Open (Mobile) Data Challenge

By Global Pulse Jul 12, 2012
  Calling all researchers! “Data for Development” – an unprecedented open data challenge led by global telecommunications company France Telecom-Orange, in partnership with GSMA Development Fund...

Open Innovation at the UN: an interview with a Global Pulse data scientist

By Global Pulse Jun 30, 2012
In late 2011, Global Pulse completed a series of collaborative research projects exploring the utility of various new, digital data sources to answer traditional development related questions ("proof...

"Big Data for Development: Opportunities & Challenges”: A Global Pulse White Paper

By Global Pulse May 29, 2012
Global Pulse is pleased to publish a new White Paper, entitled “Big Data for Development: Opportunities & Challenges.”Innovations in technology and greater affordability of digital...

RIVAF Report on Vulnerability & Real-Time Information

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Apr 3, 2012
 We are pleased to make available this RIVAF compilation report, which chronicles the Rapid Impact and Vulnerability Analysis Fund (RIVAF) process.To get a cross-sectoral understanding of how...

Can a country's online "mood" predict unemployment spikes?

By Global Pulse Mar 15, 2012
  This week, our partners from SAS released a press release summarizing the findings from our collaborative research project, in which we worked together to investigate whether there are useful...

The Power of Big Data & Global Pulse Research (VIDEO)

By Anoush Rima Tatevossian Jan 17, 2012
  How do you find indicators for changes human well-being in “big data”? How do you know which “digital signals” are relevant enough to warrant further investigation? These questions are at the...

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