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Is 2014 Really The Year Of Experimentation?
By Giulio Quaggiotto
Feb 10, 2014
According to Christian Bason, of the Copenhagen-based "Mind Lab," 2014 will be the year of experimentation. I certainly hope his forecast is on the money as I am about to join the...
‘Tis the Season: Big Data for Development (PART I)
By Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Mar 8, 2013
“Big Data for Development” is in the air and we couldn’t be more pleased to see the topic gaining traction. As described in a our previous post, Global Pulse’s vision involves raising...
2012 Year in Review
By Global Pulse
Jan 2, 2013
This is an exciting time at Global Pulse! Since the initiative was founded, we have been raising awareness of the opportunities presented by Big Data and investigating the viability of using...
Not If, But How, Big Data can Help Drive Development
By Robert Kirkpatrick
Oct 25, 2012
Last week, Global Pulse was honored to once again present at the O’Reilly Strata Conference - which has come to be known as the largest industry conference on the topic of Big Data and data science....
Pulse Lab Jakarta Official Launching
By Global Pulse
Oct 2, 2012
(1 October - Jakarta) What can Tweets tell us about inflation? Are internet searches reliable predictors of disease outbreak? And can mobile phone data tell us about whether public health...
Enhancing Public Policy Decision Making using Large-Scale Cell Phone Data
By Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Enrique Frias-Martinze
Sep 4, 2012
This article is part of a special Global Pulse Guest Blogger Series: “Data Mining for Development: Methodological Innovations & Challenges.” Vanessa Frias-Martinez, PhD is a scientific...
When Lone Travelers Meet: A Story of the Private Sector and UN Global Pulse Partnership
By I-sah Hsieh
Aug 22, 2012
This guest blog post was written by I-sah Hsieh, Global Manager of International Development, SAS. Global Pulse worked with SAS on a project exploring unemployment through the lens of...
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