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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...
Using machine learning to accelerate sustainable development solutions in Uganda
By Pulse Lab Kampala
Sep 11, 2017
A year and a half after it was prototyped, the Radio Content Analysis Tool developed by Pulse Lab Kampala and partners has become fully operational. The findings and lessons learned during the...
New paper from UN Global Pulse and UNHCR explores use of digital data for insights into forced displacement
By Felicia Vacarelu
Sep 7, 2017
UN Global Pulse and UNHCR published today a white paper entitled “Social Media and Forced Displacement: Big Data Analytics & Machine-Learning.” The paper is the result of an...
Big Ideas Competition 2017: Combating Climate Change
By Pulse Lab Jakarta
Aug 14, 2017
UN Global Pulse and the Government of the Republic of Korea today kick off the third edition of the Big Ideas Competition in support of data-driven ideas to combat the effects of climate change...
Phase 2 of Translator Gator Wraps Up
By Yulistina Riyadi and Felicia Vacarelu
Aug 7, 2017
Phase 2 of Translator Gator language game, which UN Global Pulse developed to support disaster management and humanitarian efforts, closed on 31 July -- exactly 100 days since it was launched. More...
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