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Can Twitter data be used to track changing food commodity prices?

By Jong Gun Lee Aug 11, 2014
 Imagine going to your local shop today and finding out that the price of your favourite type of meat has suddenly gone up, or perhaps is on special offer. Would you tweet it to your followers...
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Taking the Post-2015 Pulse of Davos

By Jennifer Poole Jan 23, 2014
Global Pulse in partnership with the Millennium Campaign is already using data analysis to filter millions of public tweets and map them against Post-2015 priority topics, to show which are...

Big Data for Development Workshop in Bali

By Tanti Liesman Jan 9, 2014
Pulse Lab Jakarta held a workshop on big data for representatives from the Indonesian government and technology sectors on December 3, 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. The event, called “Big...

Anatomy of a Pulse Lab

By Global Pulse Dec 19, 2013
Global Pulse’s network of Pulse Labs serve as regional hubs for big data Research & Development (R&D): developing public sector capacity for utilizing digital data sources and real-time...

New Primer On Mobile Phone Network Data for Development

By Global Pulse Nov 5, 2013
We are pleased to publish ‘Mobile Phone Network Data for Development’, a primer on how analysis of Call Detail Records (CDRs) can provide valuable information for humanitarian and...

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...

Secretary-General's Forum on Millennium Development Goals: Accelerating Action and Partnering for Impact

By Global Pulse Sep 22, 2013
The 68th session of the General Assembly has started, with world leaders gathering in New York to discuss the most pressing humanitarian and development issues that citizens are facing. These include...

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