Great gig from BJRP – the Bon Jovi Response Plan* – at Ryan’s Bar in Stoke Newington.
In Matt Farrar’s absence, I stood in on drums for a BJRP Rehearsal. Great fun – ups and downs, light and shade, and some forgetting of the tunes 🙂
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.
Last Friday, and today, we have been working from the BBC East Africa Bureaux in Nairobi. Lovely office and charming staff.
In the run-up to the Nairobi #newsHACK, we spent the day today working on strategy and preparation in the wonderful surrounds of Lake Nakuru National Park.
Today we spent at Cafe Ubuntu in Maai Mahiu working on BBC News Labs strategy, and on preparation for the Nairobi Connected Studio #newsHACK event.
We just ran the Tech Briefing for the “Connected Studio: World Service – Africa” event, at the iHub in Nairobi. This covered Juicer, Content API, FrontLine SMS, and WeChat.
#newsHACK III – Language Technology was a 2 day hack event in London focussed on “Multilingual Automated News Services of the Future”.
Great event in Dublin & Glasgow – will add more soon. – see #newsHACK hashtag for updates, and #newsHACK website.
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