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  1. Hi I’m the project manager on the Vote 2013 Election product. You can find out more about the product in my colleague Jonathan’s blog post. Here I am going to tell you about the way I managed this project which utilised a number of new technologies and tools to put in place a solid foundation ...

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  2. Hi I’m Keith Mitchell, technical lead for BBC Sport’s mobile services including the new responsive mobile sport web site and the native BBC Sport apps. I know from the comments on Lucie McLean's post...

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  3. We wanted to make a simple, smart way to put the range of BBC content at their fingertips, and help them pick out what they wanted to use.

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  4. Design research can feel intimidating for any participant, but when it’s a child, it might be intimidating for the researcher as well!

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  5. And today we’re publishing our own interactive historical timeline looking back at key developments over the last 20 years - with the help of colleagues on the iWonder team.

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  6. The BBC Things website is designed to be used by anyone who works with our data at a technical or editorial level. From an editorial perspective, the website makes it easy for content editors, producers and creators to discover concepts that exist in our platform.

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  7. ...we’ve overhauled the viewing experience, switching to an adaptive bitrate media player. This means those of you with poorer internet connections will still be able to watch content while those with faster connections will get the best playback quality available.

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  8. Regular readers of the Internet Blog will know that DNA is the platform that supplies User Generated Content (UGC) in the form of comments, messageboard posts and the like to the BBC website. It also powers the moderation tools needed to manage this content. For a brief history of DNA and how it...

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  9. One of our research questions in R&D is to ask if it's possible to offer the benefits of personalisation while maintaining privacy.

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  10. Hello, I'm Richard Northover, and I'm the Product Manager of BBC iD, the BBC's sign in system. We've been working for a while on some changes to the way BBC iD works, which we hope will make it better all-round. Some of the improvements have appeared already, but there are more to come, so this...

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  11. The nature of Flash has always presented a challenge for users of assistive technologies. There are a number of technological and design considerations that must be taken into account when building accessible Flash content.

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  12. The first week of the Olympics ended with some record breaking stats for BBC Online. Since I posted at the end of the first week of the Games, Team GB have broken records of their own, winning the most medals of any British Olympics team since 1908. The once-in-a-lifetime success of our athlet...

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  13. Many of you might have seen the Great British Class Calculator a few weeks ago which captured the public imagination with a brand new model of British class. It inspired debate, curiosity, reflection and in some quarters even some parody! It also led to many people asking how we managed to produ...

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  14. These projects included the delivery of coverage solely via an IP infrastructure; streaming live 360 degree imagery to virtual reality headsets, complete with binaural sound; and tests using 4K and 4G technology.

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  15. How much do we really know about the human body? While part of the BBC News Visual Journalism team I had the opportunity to design an online feature about the fascinating and complex Body Clock.

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  16. We are looking to migrate the majority of all existing devices with BBC iPlayer to the new version. However, with BBC iPlayer now available on over 1,200 devices, this is a major task and will take a bit of time. Today, I am happy to announce the next wave of devices is ready to go.

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  17. The same elastic computing and cloud storage meant we could also remove all limits in content production for BBC iPlayer. We have doubled the total number of hours of video available and have increased the number of HD hours by almost 700%

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  18. The BBC News app has been updated to include a special Election 2015 hub that provides access to all the election coverage

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