The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) celebrated its 50th anniversary last month, with over 56,000 visitors attending what’s billed as the world’s leading media, entertainment and technology show. The venue also hosted the IBC Conference, featuring a series of in-depth talks, discussion panels and award ceremonies celebrating technical achievements. Labber Dave Bevan shares his insights from the event.
Labber Gar Thomas shares how he led a workshop rethinking our breaking news bot for Messenger — and why in the end, he decided the simplest solution was best.
News Labs took part in an away-day for girls aged 15–19 to introduce them to the technologies we use in our everyday work. Labber Lei He, who spoke on the event’s panel, shares her journey from a journalism student to the software engineer behind the BBC’s first news chatbot.