Just spent an enjoyable, and mentally draining unconference weekend with 150 of the great and the good from European Journalism @NEWSGEIST 2015 in Helsinki.
After a quick chat with Miranda McLachlan at HacksHackersLondon, she kindly invited me in to visit the University, and to meet her MA class in computational journalism.
#newsHACK III – Language Technology was a 2 day hack event in London focussed on “Multilingual Automated News Services of the Future”.
We had the pleasure of Melody Kramer popping into the Lab today.
The BBC Academy College of Journalism just published this video about Rapid Prototyping with BBC News Labs.
Jeremy Tarling and I both gave talks yesterday at ISKO UK’s Taming the News Beast. Jeremy went into some detail about the News Storyline Ontology, and I talked about how BBC News Labs were planning to tame the news beast in terms of auto-tagging the Journalism data we store – text, images and AV – “The … Continue reading The Newsroom of Things for ISKO UK – Taming the News Beast
We’ve just kicked off a new project called #newsVANE.
I authored a post for The BBC College of Journalism, published today, BBC News Labs: The story’s all about making connections. This was following recent work in Labs, and James Harding (head of BBC News) mentioning us in a talk in November.
Yesterday I posted an update on what BBC News Labs has been up to for the last few months: BBC News Labs Update: Open Innovation, Linked Data in the Newsroom and Story Driven Journalism This includes:- MozFest, SeedHack, Storyline and more.