Social media analysis, making machine learning understandable with birds, and writing everything up.
Blog post on 4 Aug 2020
X-Vectors, neologisms and awesomesauce
Blog post on 7 Jul 2020
This week - diary studies, data postcards and Romesh Ranganathan jokes.
Blog post on 15 Jun 2020
This week - BBC Together, COVID-19 wellbeing and standards.
Blog post on 1 Jun 2020
We've made an experimental new prototype to help people watch and listen to BBC programmes together even when they are physically apart.
Blog post on 19 May 2020
The recommendations challenge, a fully remote hack week and detecting poses in multiplayer gaming.
Blog post on 13 May 2020
Tools for segmenting news, user research in lockdown and changes in vocabulary. The latest news from the IRFS team.
Blog post on 30 Apr 2020
Thinking about the work we are doing and its relation to the virus.
Blog post on 16 Apr 2020
Uncovering how young people value digital memories and the role of reminiscence in wellbeing
Blog post on 15 Apr 2020
Weeknotes from IRFS: decision making prototypes, audio AR and forum moderation
Blog post on 18 Mar 2020
Weeknotes from IRFS: Trialling sentiment, exploring synthetic voice preferences and the emotional impact of news
Blog post on 3 Mar 2020
Does regionality and gender affect the way BBC content can be perceived if delivered by synthetic voices? How would that make people feel?
Blog post on 13 Feb 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.
Blog post on 12 Feb 2020
These datasets contain segments from broadcast content of BBC News - either single words (“LRW”) or short sentences (“LRS2”) in English. These datasets are made available to the scientific research...