#newsHACK IV in Nairobi - BBC Connected Studio: World Service Africa - Nairobi

Nairobi #newsHACK: BBC Connected Studio World Service Africa

This event, in Nairobi Garage, was a hack event held by BBC News Labs and Connected Studio to prototype & launch new pilot News services that will reach young African females.

James Montgomery opens #newsHACK III on Langauge Technology

#newsHACK III – Language Technologies Hack – Tower Bridge

#newsHACK III – Language Technology was a 2 day hack event in London focussed on “Multilingual Automated News Services of the Future”.

News Labs Christmas Asynchronous Workshop 2014 - Queens Head, London

BBC News Labs – Christmas Season Asynchronous Workshop 2014

This year, we held our News Labs’ Christmas/Festive Asynchronous Workshop at The Queens Head on Acton Street in London. We also had a Jazz Band playing.

The News Labs Neurotech Demo Team Basile Simon, Lauren Moorhouse, Jeremy Tarling, SImiao Yu, Tim Cowlishaw, Matt Shearer

Neurotech Rig Demo at Imperial College for DE2014.org

Today we demonstrated the “OPTIMAL MEMORY RIG” at the “Digital Economy 2014” conference at Imperial College London. This “Rig” uses BBC Archive clips to trigger an emotional reaction in users, and to measure their “fixation” on topics.