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Weeknotes from IRFS: decision making prototypes, audio AR and forum moderation
18 Mar 2020
BBC R&D and Writersroom teamed up to explore using AI to write more intuitive chatbot experiences.
12 Mar 2020
Weeknotes from IRFS: Trialling sentiment, exploring synthetic voice preferences and the emotional impact of news
3 Mar 2020
This is our 301st episode of weeknotes, and we’ve been writing them for 10 years! To celebrate we have a bumper four-week two-author month-note.
12 Feb 2020
Following some user testing, people gave us feedback on what they enjoyed and whether they would watch a new format like this.
23 Jan 2020
Object-based experiences generate information and data on audiences and their viewing, so what do we collect - and how does it further our research?
8 Jan 2020
Before the Internet and 24/7 TV news, there was CEEFAX ('see-facts').
First tested by R&D's engineers in 1973, CE… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Here is @BBCRD's policy on diversity, inclusion and public speaking if you want inspiration for future conferences: bbc.co.uk/rd/blog/2019-0…