Helping the Austrian government evaluate social media for disasters
When the Austrian Federal Ministry of Interior wanted to evaluate the use of social media to improve disaster management and emergency response, it turned to AI experts PublicSonar. The result of our collaborative research project was iLiKe – an innovative, intelligent situation information portal to support emergency organizations for disaster management. Learn more about harnessing social media for disaster management.
What is intelligence-led policing without smart use of open data?
Intelligence-led policing is proving invaluable for police authorities in preventing and mitigating (potential) risks and threats. Incorporating open data is of great importance, but not without challenges. Read more in this article.
PublicSonar participates in EU Horizon 2020 project to increase disaster resilience
Press release: PublicSonar participates in the EU Horizon 2020 project RiskPACC to increase disaster resilience by closing the Risk Perception Action Gap (RPAG).
Understanding Public Sentiment for Public Safety & Security
During incidents: are citizens angry or confused? Valuable information is needed to enhance public safety and security. Read more about how public sentiment can inform your decision-making.
Safe elections during Covid-19
Insights from open data and sentiment analysis contributed to ensuring safe elections in the Netherlands during Covid-19. Below you can read more about the value of publicly available data.
Data Science and AI in PublicSonar – by Victor Margallo
Introduction to the concepts of AI and Data Science and how we make use of them in our company PublicSonar.
Tracking Storm Darcy on social media
How to identify insights tracking over 120.000 social media messages about Storm Darcy? How to cut through the noise? Read it on our blog below.
From data to insights assisted by AI technology
Artificial intelligence (AI) can support user exeperience to gain real time insights from huge amounts of publicly available data. You can read more about the value of AI below.
Fire and Risk Management Journal | Listen and Learn with Peter Davies
In the November issue of the Fire and Risk Management Journal, Peter Davies argues that social media could be of benefit to both emergency response and public compliance in the current pandemic
Women in Tech
We invited our engineering manager, Deepika Lalwani. She shares her experiences and speaks about women in tech. Check out the full interview below.
How to govern the 1.5 meter society? | Interview CEO
Our CEO talks about the added value of publicly available data and how to benefit from it during a pandemic. Check out the full interview below.
The costliest European storm of 2020 through citizen’s eyes
We used our technology to monitor the costliest European Storm Alex through citizen eyes. Read our insight below.
New logo, new era
We have stepped up our corporate branding and the PublicSonar logo is the most prominent proof of that! Below you can check out the beginning of a new era.
How to detect an earthquake in 16 seconds?
Earthquakes occur regularly in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands, causing both physical damage and social unrest. Various stakeholders therefore have a great need for quick and complete information from the very first moment of an earthquake. Read below how the efforts of PublicSonar contribute to local decision making.
Why are RSS feeds valuable for emergency management?
One of the undervalued tools to gather information is to do so via RSS feeds. In this blog, we introduce you to RSS and establish its value.
How PublicSonar Transformed into a Scale-up at the HSD Campus
Information provider and HSD Partner PublicSonar moved from the HSD Campus to a new location in The Hague, beginning of March. Below you can read more about how we outgrew our office on the Campus.
Resilience: Crisis Management in the Social Media Age
PublicSonar was recognised by the Emergency Planning Society for “providing the best information at the point of decision-making”. Below you can read more about what it means to manage a crisis in a digital age.
Innovative humanitarian partnerships: PublicSonar and WFP
How can we use technological innovation to inform humanitarian decision-making? Below you will read more about our do-no-harm collaboration with the World Food Programme.
COVID-19 Infodemic: Four tips to filter online information
How to target the overabundance of Covid-19 messages? Learn more on how to filter online information to get a grip on YOUR information need.