BY Jessica McKenzie | Tuesday, March 25 2014
Every morning, if you so choose, you can wake up to a global world leaders popularity report delivered straight to your inbox, courtesy of the Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT). The GDELT World Leaders Index ranks world leaders based on the tone (positive or negative) of global news coverage.Read More
BY Jessica McKenzie | Wednesday, November 20 2013
The Brazilian state Minas Gerais has launched a new data visualization tool called DataViva, which is meant to help government officials, the private sector and Brazilian citizens understand big data. Although it is the product of a state government, DataViva covers the formal economy of all of Brazil.Read More
BY Miranda Neubauer | Wednesday, September 19 2012
Big-money political donors often give to members of both parties, while small donors are more consistently partisan, according to new visualizations of campaign finance data.
Campaign-finance observers have known this for a while, but there's something more compelling about ... well, about seeing it. And the kind of person who has known for years about who gives and why is not the kind of person this project is trying to reach.Read More