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 underserved audiences on the African continent.
Hosted by Steve Herrmann, we ran an Audience Session for the “Future of News” project today. George Wright, Miles Bernie and I showed some prototypes.
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
On the 10th, I took part in a press launch for the “International Startup Conference” run by Room in the Moon’s Rafael dos Santos, at Google Campus. I’ll be talking about rapid prototyping at the event in mid March at Ravensbourne College in London. Press Launch for Startup Conference
Did a quick talk for BBC Academy Fusion today about News Labs & Connected Studio – chaired by Jem Stone. It was all about “Innovation in large organisations”. Malcolm Coles (Product Director at Trinity Mirror) and Martin Trickey (Group Head of Digital at Shed Media Group) also talked. Video to go up shortly.
On 8th – 10th November 2013, BBC News Labs took THE JUICER data and the BBC News Labs APIs to SeedCamp’s SeedHack 4 in Google Campus. I stood up with Ontoba’s Paul Wilton and introduced the backstory of the News Labs “JUICER”, data and News Labs APIs available from The Juicer platform, and provided the … Continue reading BBC News Labs at SeedCamp’s “SeedHack 4” (2013)
On 29th April 2013, the we (BBC News Labs team) took the News Labs APIs, and all the data held in The Juicer, to Yahoo! Hack Europe. You can see the BBC News Labs at Yahoo! Hack Europe presentation here and the video of the News Labs presentation here. BBC News Labs Presentation at Yahoo! … Continue reading BBC News Labs APIs at Yahoo! HackEurope 2013