Matt Shearer with Google Glass, at News Labs in the R&D Central Lab, BBC

Innovation

Matt Shearer has has a long history of innovation projects, mostly related to the internet, and some to music.

BBC #newsHACK 2013 catch up session - With Matt Shearer, Connected Studio and BBC News Labs

#newsHACK 2013 – BBC News Labs Hackathon with Connected Studio

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

BBC News Labs APIs at Yahoo! HackEurope 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

Events & Politics Lab – 2012 Summer Labs – BBC News Labs

We’ve just run the “Events & Politics” Lab as part of the BBC News Labs Summer Labs events. Findings include:- There is an opportunity in the Linked Data “Events” space. There are plenty of opportunities in the Politics space, which could be leveraged with Linked Data. Events may not be the best way to model … Continue reading Events & Politics Lab – 2012 Summer Labs – BBC News Labs

Launching “The News Juicer” – for BBC News Labs

We are very pleased to introduce “THE NEWS JUICER”. This is the Semantic Prototyping Platform for BBC News Labs, which will provide real semantic data sources and APIs for the BBC News Labs “Summer Labs” between now and end of September 2012.