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What Big Data Can Teach Us About International Relations


by Angela Guess Adam Taylor of the Washington Post recently wrote, “What can data reveal about international relations? That’s the question that the Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT) has sought to answer. By analyzing data from English-language news sources, they have compiled a huge database of people, organizations, locations, themes and events. It’s an…

Big Data & the Big Bang: IBM Working on Telescope


by Angela Guess Peter Pachal of Mashable reports that IBM is working on a telescope that will generate more information than the entire internet does on a daily basis. He writes, “There’s a massive telescope on the drawing board that hasn’t even started construction yet, but when it’s finished in 2024, it’ll generate more data…