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RiskPacc disaster resilience
Press

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).

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Sub Sentiment blog ENG blog
Innovation

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.

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PublicSonar Team
Press

In the news: “We make the world safer”

In the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad, Till Behne portrays how technology companies were founded and what was needed to make them a success. PublicSonar was featured with a full-page interview with our CEO Sjors van den Dries.

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Dutch elections covid-19
Case study

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.

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data science and AI
Innovation

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.

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tracking social media storm Darcy
Case study

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.

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artificial intelligence
Research

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.

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Dutch firetruck in residential area
Interview

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

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Women in Tech blog Deepika Lalwani
Interview

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.

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Blog interview Sjors van den Dries 1.5 meter society COVID-19
Interview

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.

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Blog Storm Alex
Case study

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.

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New PublicSonar logo
General

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.

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Case study

How to detect an earthquake in 16 seconds?

In July 2020, PublicSonar detected an earthquake within 16 seconds after it occurred. Twitter data included citizen reports as well as location and sentiment. Below you can read more on how social media data is used to monitor an earthquake.

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RSS feed blog post
Research

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.

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Start-up to Scale-up HSD blog post
General

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.

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Resilience article blog post
Press

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.

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World Food Programme blog post
Case study

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.

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filter online information corona
Case study

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.

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Press

Tweet mining for Crowd Management, Social Weather and Emergencies

Tweet-Mining For Crowd Management, Social Weather, And Emergencies. It’s not just for insane hashtags anymore. PublicSonar is mining the service to help manage everything from fires to crowded concerts.

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