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Digital Bristol Week 2015

Digital Bristol Week returns to Bristol from 2 to 8 February 2015 with an exciting schedule that's packed with free events to develop your career and contacts.

Monoliths and microservices

Why splitting an application into smaller parts can lead to better software

Obituaries: Who and when?

BBC obituaries editor Nick Serpell talks about what an obituary should tell us and how he chooses who to prepare one for

How to succeed on YouTube

Expert tips for ensuring news videos succeed on YouTube - like getting breaking news up quickly and curating your “mini-marketing poster”: the title and thumbnail

BBC Academy joins iTunes U

Factual production, storytelling and comedy are among the topics being brought to the online catalogue of free educational content

Nihal – dealing with controversy on air

Unafraid to break taboos and air provocative views from listeners. Asian Network DJ Nihal on working on his daily phone-in show.

Loudness

Audibility issues and what the broadcast industry can do to address them

Journalism Blog

Graph was impressive - this new Facebook search feels incomplete

Profile: assistant producer, observational documentary

How do you build and maintain strong relationships with contributors on the other side of the Atlantic without meeting them? This was one of the many challenges facing Anna Stephens as she helped set up filming on BBC Three’s Life and Death Row series.