Useful Bits About The Bits?
I've been working for some years now on methods of providing audiences with access to BBC Radio and TV programmes based on genre, topic, and subject. In other words, I, and many of my colleagues, have been concentrating on the "bits about the bits" part of the chain.
Recently, I managed to hack a promising little "bits about the bits" prototype together, something that attempts to address in particular Nicholas Negroponte's notion of "...bits that describe the narrative with key words..."
Chris Sizemore is Head Of Navigation & Service, BBC Multiplatform Production.