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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Strengthening Humanitarian Action with Insights from Mobile Network Data

By Pulse Lab Jakarta Jan 29, 2019
The volcanic eruptions over the past couple years on the island of Ambae in Vanuatu have forced hundreds of residents to evacuate. Through its partnership with Digicel (one of the local mobile...

Using Big Data and AI to Support Peace and Security Efforts in Africa

By Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, Lab Manager, Pulse Lab Kampala Dec 26, 2018
UN Global Pulse is working with partners to explore how data from social media and radio shows can inform peace and security efforts in Africa. The methodology, case studies, and tools developed as...

Germany helps UN Global Pulse reinforce a growing culture of innovation in Africa

By Felicia Vacarelu, Communications Specialist, UN Global Pulse Dec 3, 2018
UN Global Pulse welcomes the support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany to help build more responsible, efficient, and inclusive artificial intelligence...

Scaling Big Data Applications for Good - Global Pulse at the 2018 UN World Data Forum

By UN Global Pulse Nov 1, 2018
UN Global Pulse hosted three sessions at the World Data Forum, including a plenary on how to scale big data applications for the SDGs, gathering more than 1,000 participants.Representatives from...