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9 posts about Technology on this blog

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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Red Bee creates on-screen 50th birthday party for BBC2 (Design Week)

BBC3 controller Zai Bennett to head Sky Atlantic (Guardian) 

JK Rowling to become Woman's Hour first guest editor for 60 years (Guardian)

Kim Shillinglaw: what you need to know (Broadcast)
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How to tame the BBC behemoth (Daily Telegraph)
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Marc Warren joins The Musketeers series 2 (Den of Geek)

BBC Radio 1 to count down top 100 downloads of all time (Digital Spy)
"After a decade of legal downloading in the UK, it's time for Radio 1 to celebrate with a countdown revealing the nation's top 100"

BBC charter a key issue for new culture secretary (Broadcast)

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Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch to play Richard III for BBC (Independent)

'I believe it is now the right time to step down': Sir Bruce Forsyth quits Strictly Come Dancing after fronting show for a decade (Mail)

BBC Worldwide CEO re-joins BBC executive board (Digital TV Europe)
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James Corden backs BBC Three online move: 'It is the best place for it' (Digital Spy)

Sandi Toksvig criticises BBC ban on all-male panel shows (Telegraph)
"recruiting more female hosts would be a more desirable way of correcting the imbalance"

BBC's Peter Horrocks: 'It's not that easy to get advertising in Somalia' (Guardian)
"World Service boss on financial pressure, selling ads, transmitting news via brainwaves, and Newsnight's 'brio'"

BBC Radio 2 Eurovision Pop-up station (Matt Deegan Writes)
"I think this is a great idea and something the BBC should do more of ... it makes use of existing technology ... It’s also a technology that nearly half of UK households have, so lots of people can access it."

BBC iPlayer hits record 10.7m daily requests (Mobile Entertainment)

The Village series 2 begins shooting, adds new cast members (Digital Spy)

BBC Radio 1Xtra Live heads to Birmingham (Birmingham Post)
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BBC axes The Review Show after 20 years (The Stage)

Roger Wright to leave BBC after 15 years as Radio 3 controller (Guardian)
"Director of the BBC Proms exits corporation to become chief executive of Aldeburgh music festival"

American superstar Pharrell and The 1975 join the line-up for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2014 in Glasgow (Scottish Daily Record) 

BBC boss Tony Hall could be in line for cameo in W1A mockumentary (Guardian)
"Second series role rumoured for director general after BBC2 premiere of first episode pulled in 1.6 million viewers"

BBC Three announces new shows and recommissions (British Comedy Guide)
"a timely reminder that we're still very much open for comedy business"

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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