We just finished a great event with the Connected Studio in Belfast: The News Archive Build Studio. Following on from the Creative Studio events in London and Belfast, and the earlier briefings in London and Belfast, this event saw 8 teams create 8 prototypes, all of which will go into audience testing.
Yesterday saw a great creative event in Shoreditch, put on by the Connected Studio team. I did some MC’ing to help out, and the brief included the context of the News Storyline data model.
Following the News Archive briefing in London yesterday, we ran the briefing in Belfast today. ~10 Indies from the Belfast area attended, to look at the scope and context for the News Archive Connected Studio process which is kicking off. You can read more about it here. Richard Cable introduced the News Archive editorial proposal. … Continue reading News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – Belfast
Today we (News Labs as part of BBC Connected Studio) ran an event at the Shoreditch Village Hall, to brief potential participants of the News Archive Creative Studio with the background for the News Archive project. Here you can see the BBC News Labs “News Archive” presentation that explains how BBC News Archive content will … Continue reading News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – London
See the demos and prizewinners from the #newsHACK 2013 event. A few moments: The Mirror team’s “Rubix News” The Sky News team hack demo My former boss Anthony Sullivan (who was a judge, and is now at Guardian) giving an award to the Sky News team Me Introducing the judges Robin Pembrooke awarding “Best in … Continue reading Demos from #newsHACK – 27 Prototypes demo sessions & 7 Prize Winners
On October 17th & 18th 2013, BBC News Labs in partnership with BBC Connected Studio, put on a 48 hour News Industry Hackathon called #newsHACK with 10 News Organisations and 6 Universities. BBC News Labs brought The Juicer, with our News Labs APIs, and a Storyline authoring tool called Storyliner by Outlandish.com for teams to … Continue reading #newsHACK 2013 – BBC News Labs Hackathon with Connected Studio
You can see the Winners of #newsHACK 2013 here on the newsHACK website. Winners of newsHACK 2013 1) Best in Show Award Presented by Robin Pembrooke (Head of News & Weather Products, BBC) Awarded to : The Perspectivator (Financial Times). 2) Best Live & Breaking News Experience Presented by Nic Newman (Independent Strategist, Trainer, … Continue reading Winners of #newsHACK 2013
Today I ran a demo of BBC Connected Studio content for BBC Trust and the Press. I was demonstrating some new Connected Studio concepts, alongside BBC Blueroom, R&D immersive reality, and more.
Furiously working on getting the BBC #newsHACK to be as brilliant and useful as possible.
Thanks to the massively helpful Steve Alderton (connected studio), we’ve just launched the new BBC News Labs website, as part of our new Partnership with BBC Connected Studio. We are officially “Powered by BBC Connected Studio”.
I am now very pleased to have moved the BBC News Labs main location to the BBC R&D Central Lab in Euston, London. We are based there now with our partners BBC Connected Studio, as well as UCL Computer Science, and the BBC R&D “Internet Research and Future Services” department.
Today I am moving my attentions fulltime to BBC News Labs as the “innovation Manager”. B-Rilliant. We are (I am) teaming up with BBC Connected Studio to make to build the existing activities into a fully fledged innovation incubator. We are planning to “second” a % time from various News team members into the lab, … Continue reading New Job: Innovation Manager, BBC News Labs
I am very pleased that we have now made BBC News Labs part of the BBC Connected Studio.