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Friday 17 June 2011, 13:00
Editor's note: the presentation above is the one Ralph made at the BBC Online industry briefing. You can see more BBC presentations here - SB
The main thing I wanted to talk about today is storytelling and technology, and how we are...
Monday 18 April 2011, 12:00
Ralph Rivera is the BBC's new Director of Future Media. He's in Oxford today addressing a seminar to open the new office of the W3C, the web's standards-setting body. Later we'll publish a fuller blog post by Ralph but, in the meantime, here's his presentation...
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