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GUEST BLOGGER SERIES: Data Mining for Development

Global Pulse Nov 10, 2011
  We are very pleased to announce the launch of our Guest Blog Series: “Data Mining for Development: Methodological Innovations and Challenges” The series will feature contributions from a...

Social Networks and Collective Human Behavior

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

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

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

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

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...