A new opportunity has arisen, and the BBC News Labs Team decided to look into it. The question posed was “How might we contextualise the Education Curriculum with News and Current Affairs?”
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
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.
Very pleased that Jeremy Tarling and partners published the News Storyline Ontology today. This is looking favourable as the cornerstone of BBC News’ future curation data structure. This has been some great work, coming out of News Labs’ “PR & Outreach” workstream.
Added a post here about our work exploring Linked Data in BBC News Labs.
Today Jeremy Tarling and I ran a demo event at BBC Caversham. We were demo-ing the latest BBC News Labs work, and the BBC Blueroom were also there with their usual array of amazing, cutting-edge consumer equipment.
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.
Today we started BBC News Labs – a small group of us from BBC News working to innovate and open new opportunities for BBC News.