AUG 29 2017
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.
Tagged with Bbc news labs team, bots, conversational ui, innovation, messenger, minimal viable prototype, ux
JUL 06 2017
Labber Lei He shares her journey from a journalism student to the software engineer behind the BBC’s first news chatbot.
JUN 08 2017
Prototypes are sometimes not just about the technology, but about building relationships with people outside our team.
JUN 05 2017
BBC News Labs has six open positions for flexible and imaginative developers with an enthusiasm for media.
MAY 22 2017
How do we harness the power of audio to expand our reach on platforms that are, well, visual?
SEP 21 2015
Welcome to Tamsin Green on her first Grad Scheme attachment with News Labs
JUN 26 2015
BBC News Labs happy to welcome Francesco Negri
MAY 06 2015
BBC News Labs happy to welcome Jacqui Maher!
APR 16 2015
Sylvia is a hybid creature. She is a bioinformatician by training - a mix of stats, models and genome research. During her PhD she explored what biologists call the wet lab, making stem cells into neurons and studying what happens with the DNA as the cell transforms.
FEB 27 2015
For the last six months I've been on a placement in News Labs as developer on the BBC's Digital Media Graduate Scheme, and in this post I'd like to share what I've been working on during this time.
JAN 19 2015
New starter! Martina is a UX designer in the BBC Design Trainee Scheme, and she will give us a hand on these matters - where our poor eyes for design and proper usability are often not enough.