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10 posts about Technology on this blog

  1. On the Horizon: BBC Science launch their first e-book

    Monday 19 May 2014, 15:23

    Georgia Moseley Georgia Moseley Series Producer

    A behind the scenes look at the Horizon ebook production and an insight into the whole BBC ebooks project, including how it came about and what's to come.

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  2. Women technologists do exist

    Wednesday 5 March 2014, 12:14

    Rosie Campbell Rosie Campbell Technologist, BBC Research & Development

    FDM everywoman in Technology Awards nominated Technologist Rosie Campbell talks about her journey to become a technologist and shares her views on why there are fewer women than men in the field.

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  3. Review of the BBC’s management of the Digital Media Initiative – DMI

    Wednesday 18 December 2013, 11:35

    Dominic Coles Dominic Coles BBC Director of Operations

    The BBC Trust has published a report by PwC focussing on the governance of the Digital Media Initiative - DMI - project.

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  4. Moving 'Tom, Dick and Harry'

    Tuesday 19 November 2013, 17:34

    Ross Kemp Ross Kemp Broadcast Services Migration Manager

    One of the quieter aspects of the BBC's exit from its Television Centre HQ in Wood Lane is one of the most important. Now, the BBC's collection of satellite dishes has a new home.

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  5. Why supporting UK animation matters

    Monday 4 November 2013, 15:32

    Joe Godwin Joe Godwin Director, Children's

    Joe Godwin outlines the case for continuing to support for UK animation.

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  6. Changes to BBC WebWise

    Thursday 3 October 2013, 15:39

    Zoe Breen Zoe Breen Producer, BBC Learning

    BBC Learning producer, Zoe Breen, explains why BBC WebWise is stopping it's e-assessment part of the course, and outlines the options available post-closure.

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  7. The BBC announces the closure of the Digital Media Initiative - DMI

    Friday 24 May 2013, 11:05

    Dominic Coles Dominic Coles BBC Director of Operations

    Director of Operations, Dominic Coles provides some background on the announcement made on Friday 24 May 2013 to close the BBC's Digital Media Initiative.

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  8. 3D Stink

    Thursday 20 December 2012, 09:00

    Kim Shillinglaw Kim Shillinglaw Head of 3D

    Kim Shillinglaw talks about the creative ways 3D is used in David Walliams's Mr Stink 

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  9. Storytelling and technology - Ralph Rivera at the Intellect Consumer Electronics conference

    Tuesday 2 August 2011, 15:27

    Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    Intellect is a trade body for the UK technology industry. At its recent consumer electronics conference, Ralph Rivera, Director of Future Media, explained how he's bringing together storytelling and technology at the BBC.

    Steve Bowbrick is editor of About the BBC

    • Ralph and other BBC executives provided...

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  10. The BBC's new Director of Future Media reflects on technology, the web and the BBC

    Thursday 21 April 2011, 17:57

    Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    On the BBC Internet blog, Ralph Rivera, the American technology veteran who recently took over at the top of the BBC's digital and online division, brings together his observations on the launch of a UK office for the W3C, on the history of computing and on the role of the BBC. Read the post and leave...

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Naga Munchetty given permanent place on BBC Breakfast sofa following Susanna Reid’s depart (Daily Express)

BBC’s Dominic Coles joins Discovery Networks (Guardian)
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Danger Mouse remake will see some male characters returning as females (Guardian)
"CBBC’s Cheryl Taylor promises show ‘truthful to the essence of Danger Mouse’ but with fresh ideas"

BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as chief technology officer (Guardian)
"Current controller of research and development was part of the management team that created iPlayer and built mobile services"

Radio 5 Live: Presenters Richard Bacon, Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty among names leaving BBC radio station (Mirror)

Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV?Does Mary Berry Cooks mark a breakthrough for older women on TV? (Guardian)"What results is an unapologetically old-fashioned TV show with a presenter who makes no attempt to disguise when she was born"

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