Introducing the "Pulse Lab Diaries"

A new blog series with thoughts & ideas from data science teams across the entire Pulse Lab network.

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Sifting Through, and Making Sense of, Big Social Data

Global Pulse is very pleased to officially announce a data philanthropy partnership with DataSift - a social data platform that enables aggregation and filtering of social media posts to extract insights. 

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Big Data Climate Challenge

The global, multidisciplinary response to the Big Data Climate Challenge shows momentum behind data-driven climate solutions.

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Emerging Research at Pulse Lab Kampala

 A snapshot of Pulse Lab Kampala's research agenda & upcoming projects

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Interview: Telecom Italia's Big Data Challenge

Anoush Tatevossian Jul 21, 2014
Telecom Italia's "Big Data Challenge" was an online call for developers, researchers and designers from all over the world to come up with new big data services and applications....

Promoting Better Use of Data in Uganda

Jane Auma Jul 10, 2014
The relevance of data to enhance public service delivery cannot be overemphasized. Data is relevant for decision-making particularly with regards to defining needs, setting goals, planning...

Response to Big Data Climate Challenge shows momentum behind data-driven climate solutions

Sara Cornish Jul 7, 2014
The Big Data Climate Challenge, hosted by Global Pulse in support of the Secretary-General’s 2014 Climate Summit, received submissions from 40 different countries at the close of the Call for...

Sifting Through, and Making Sense of, Big Social Data

René Clausen Nielsen Jun 30, 2014
 Global Pulse is very pleased to officially announce a data philanthropy partnership with DataSift - a social data platform that enables aggregation and filtering of social media posts to...

The Second "Data for Development" (D4D) Challenge in Africa

Anoush Tatevossian and Liora Yuklea Jun 9, 2014
In 2012, global telecommunications company Orange launched its first "Data for Development Challenge" (D4D) to catalyze research into how anonymized and aggregated mobile network data,...

Big Data Climate Challenge deadline extended

Sara Cornish Jun 5, 2014
Teams from 20 different countries have already submitted projects to the Big Data Climate Challenge, a bold show of interest in the first global competition to bring together the fields of Big Data...

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