Yahoo Lecture: Big Data, Global Diplomacy and Digital Heartbeat, by Kalev Leetaru
The 2013 Yahoo! Fellow Kalev Leetaru talks about Big Data, Global Diplomacy and Digital Heartbeat and application of Big Data to understanding international relationships.
By Gregory Piatetsky, Dec 2, 2013.
Kalev Leetaru is well-known for his pioneering (and controversial) work using "big data" approach to problems in international relations, including Culturonomics, a theory for using data to predict international events, and a landmark database GDELT: Global Data on Events, Location and Tone.
Kalev Leetaru has received many honors and most recently he was selected as the Yahoo! Fellow in Residence of International Values, Communications Technology & the Global Internet at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy in Georgetown, where he delivered the lecture below.
Yahoo! Lecture: Big Data, Global Diplomacy and Our Digital Heartbeat
by Kalev Leetaru, 2013-2014 ISD Yahoo Fellow
Delivered Nov 13, 2013
Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.