All posts by Matt Shearer

About Matt Shearer

Works on BBC NEWS LABS (@BBC_News_Labs) - a lean innovation incubator for BBC News. Innovation via Hack Events and agile workstream iterations w/BBC Connected Studio. Projects include The Juicer, #newsHACK, and working with BBC R&D on NLP, data modelling, and APIs. Also drumming as much as possible with various bands: The Dees, The Krill

#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.