Should the BBC make games?

Off the back of Adrian Hon’s excellent post on the Death of the BBC and the case for public service games, I’ve been taken up in discussions with a couple of work colleagues about whether the BBC should make games at all. Some say that the BBC shouldn’t get into gaming, because then it would […]

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Stories From Numbers

I spent a lot of today in Stories From Numbers, a day of talking about data-driven journalism and linked data from the BBC’s Future Now project. It was a dense day full of interesting talks. Here’s one of the highlights. More or Less Richard Vadon, Richard Knight and Olly Hawkins are from the team at […]

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It LIVES! BeeBCamp is back

BeeBCamp 3 is coming, and man am I excited. This has been in the works for quite a while. Finally we can let you all know about the imminent innovative awesomeness. In the wake of BeeBCamp 1 and BeeBCamp 2, BeeBCamp 3 is going to continue inviting people from across the BBC into a roiling […]

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BeeBCamp – The Morning After

More like evening after, but here we are. Good parties are hard to wake up from. BeeBCamp happened yesterday – it was an unconference that I organized with Roo, Mark, and David Hayward from the BBC College of Journalism (internal link). The idea was simple: let’s get everyone at the BBC working on new media […]

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