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  1. Connected Studio: how we made The Inventors

    We set out to work with colleagues in Future Media, and the digital agency Kanoti to explore digital storytelling by creating an extra online episode for the fantastic new series from Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith "Inside No. 9" which has just started airing on BBC Two.

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  2. BBC Online Briefing Winter 2014: Meeting Audience Needs in a Digital World

    We recently conducted research around a topic we labelled ‘Digital Needs’ – exploring the various ways and reasons that people use the internet and how this differs between different demographic segments.

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  3. Leveraging the Tor Network to circumvent blocking of BBC News content

    Abdallah al-Salmi explains the reasoning behind making the BBC World Service news website available on the Tor Network.

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  4. Linked Data: new ontologies website

    bbc.co.uk/ontologies is a human friendly view of the data models in the Linked Data Platform and is meant to give a comprehensive understanding of which ontologies the BBC uses, why and how. This is provided for members of the public and anyone who wants to get a better understanding of the BBC'...

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  5. New interactive quiz format pits players against stars

    We wanted to build a great game that has all the play-along fun of a traditional TV quiz show but with a modern twist; the face-to-face, personal filming style of a YouTube vlog, the shareability of a Buzzfeed quiz and the interactive rather than passive experience of an app

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  6. Building the Computer Literacy Project archive

    Any Armstrong gives an insight into how he built the CLP archive

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  7. Genome: behind the scenes

    The web site is hosted on Linux servers. We have database servers running MySQL and Sphinx Search and application servers which run Apache and a web application written in Perl using Dancer and Template Toolkit. In front of the application servers a layer of Varnish application cache servers hel...

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  8. What's on BBC Red Button 12 - 19 January

    Here's a breakdown of what we've got on the Red Button this week. To stay updated on everything Red Button follow us on Twitter or visit bbc.co.uk/redbutton. Winterwatch Mountain Hare camouflaged against the winter snow The Winterwatch webcams return, live from Aigas in the Scottis...

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  9. Search Engine Optimisation in BBC News

    This is the third and final in a series of posts about Search Engine Optimisation, following Duncan Bloor and Oliver Bartlett writing about optimising Knowledge and Learning websites. Headline-writing is a journalistic skill that provokes strong feelings - and of course it is meant to. A sub...

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  10. Loudness Measurement: Improving sound for the BBC and other broadcasters

    I’m Ian Astbury, a Senior Investigations Engineer in the BBC Radio Technology Team. In my last blog on audio and music technology at the BBC I mentioned loudness measurement. I wanted to cover this in more detail and also to tell you more about how we are working with other broadcasters on a co...

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  11. Vote 2013: the first step towards connected politics

    The BBC is investing in its online political coverage to meet the challenges of the next four years. We took the first step on this journey in May, with this year’s local elections service called Vote2013. We overhauled our technology, introduced responsive design and, for the first time, publ...

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  12. Building Connected Communities at the BBC

    The focus of TS&A is to lead & shape the BBC’s technology strategy & digital transformation agenda in the face of the BBC’s needs – & the wider change in the industry. The vision is to build a community of Architects & Technology strategists to support transformational change across the BBC.

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  13. BBC UX&D’s new 'GEL' design website goes live

    The first BBC web page was published in 1997. Within ten years we had over four hundred websites, all designed differently. Such entropy was unsustainable and confused our users. Hence the introduction of GEL, a shared design framework which standardised our core interaction patterns.

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  14. BBC Online Briefing Winter 2014: Q&A

    In this last video speakers from each of the day’s sessions took to the stage to respond to questions from the audience

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  15. Digital Glastonbury: From Stage to Smartphone

    This year you'll be able to see more of Glasto than ever before on whatever device you like, the first truly digital Glastonbury. We're beaming six stages of live music back from Glastonbury and distributing on mobiles, tablets, computers, and via the Connected Red Button so you can watch it li...

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  16. Privacy by design

    Head of Audiences Products Adam Bailin explains some of the technical challenges around providing data privacy options.

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  17. Building the Winter Olympics Web Pages

    Six months ago I blogged about the development of BBC Sport's Correspondent pages - Sport's first fully responsive web pages. Since then we have been working hard creating a whole range of Winter Olympics pages such as the Sochi 2014 homepage, discipline pages e.g. snowboarding, the medal table ...

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  18. BBC Food: A website redesign with all screens in mind

    More people are now visiting the BBC Food website on a handheld device than on a desktop or laptop computer. In response to this new trend, BBC Food has decided to redesign their website to be more mobile friendly and provide the ability to access all content, no matter what the screen.

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