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Mapping the Next Frontier of Open Data: Corporate Data Sharing

Guest post by Stefaan Verhulst
This guest blogpost is a follow-

Pulse Lab Jakarta Hackathon

Bandung, Indonesia (Read about this event in Bahasa)
Announcing the Pulse Lab Jakarta Hackathon in Bandung! 

Big Data Climate Challenge winners show how big data can drive climate action

Sara Cornish
The winners of the 

Independent Expert Advisory Group formed to advise UN Secretary-General on ‘Data Revolution’

Global Pulse
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week

Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2014

(Istanbul, Turkey) The Ninth Annual IGF Meeting will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014.

OECD Global Forum on the Knowledge Economy

(Tokyo, Japan) “Data-Driven Innovation for a Resilient Society” is the theme of the 2014 meeting of the OECD Global Forum on the Knowledge Economy (GFKE).  It will aim at accelerating discussions at the international level on the collection and use of data thr

Responsible Data Forum on Private Sector Data Sharing - Event Summary

Global Pulse
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“Research Bites” from KDD 2014: Data Science for Social Good

Alex Rutherford
This week Global Pulse’s research team will be geek

"Big Data for Humanity" Public Panel Discussion

(The Hague, Netherlands) How could the ever-growing amounts of digital data help us improve the conditions of the global poor? Will more data allow us to improve policy responses to humanitarian crises and violent conflicts?

Big Data for Peace Summer School

(The Hague, Netherlands) Leiden University's Peace Informatics Lab is conducting a first Big Data for Peace Summer School, from 18-22 August 2014.