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Bookmarks tagged with “news”

34 bookmarks by garrettc


BBC Rewind

"The Rewind archive contains tens of thousands of individual clips from the BBC's news and current affairs output from across the UK, including both regional and national programmes, from the late 1940s to 2021."

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Newspaper3k

Python library for Instapaper style article extraction and parsing.

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Lobsters

Lobsters is a computing-focused community centered around link aggregation and discussion, launched on July 3rd, 2012.

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I Like That The Boat Is Stuck

I know it's bad that the boat is stuck, but I like that the boat is stuck.

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WWDC by Sundell

Daily coverage of Apple’s WWDC 2019 conference, by John Sundell. A Swift by Sundell spin-off.

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Sound Bites: Dogs on the Microphone

A collection of news photos of pups being interviewed

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From seashore to beehive: 2018's best architectural photography - in pictures

The shortlist for the 2018 Architectural Photography Awards highlights the expertise of architectural photography with a record number of budding and professional photographers participating

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Beyond 800 Words: Prototyping New Story Formats for News

"News on the internet is largely served up as 500 to 800-word articles - a legacy of newspapers. Although the digital article has been enhanced and improved with new technologies, it still works on the assumption that 'one size fits all'. BBC R&D is developing new story formats for news that are more effective than conventional video or article formats. I have written elsewhere about the current landscape of digital news. We think there might be better things."

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Futurity: Research News from Top Universities

Futurity brings you research news from top universities.

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Except that: The debate on welfare reform was a...

"Do me a favour: next time you see a picture of MPs not giving a shit about Thing A because greedy Thing B - post this"

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“The who, what and why of UsVsTh3m” – Martin Belam at Hacks/Hackers London

Fascinating look behind the scenes at the founding of UsVsTh3m and what makes it tick.

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How to build a news app that never goes down and costs you practically nothing

The most salient point for me "Build for use. Refactor for reuse". Sometimes you have to build up technical debt to be able to deploy quickly.

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Guardian shutters read-us-in-Facebook app

Guardian's seems to be closing down its read-us-inside-Facebook app because it wants readers on site. Not a surprise.

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The New, Convoluted Life Cycle Of A Newspaper Story

How do you publish and update news when 24hr cycles don't exist any more.

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Project Cascade

New project from the New York Times Labs which uses Processing and MongoDB to visualise story sharing through time. Beautiful.

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ScribbleLive

Real time publishing system for embedding in other sites.

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Swiftriver

"SwiftRiver is a platform that helps people make sense of a lot of information in a short amount of time. In practice, SwiftRiver enables the filtering and verification of real-time data from channels like Twitter, SMS, Email and RSS feeds."

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Kill or cure?

Help to make sense of the Daily Mail’s ongoing effort to classify every inanimate object into those that cause cancer and those that prevent it.

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Back Story: Think of the Miners

Simple infographic showing the size of the hole the Chilean miners rely on as their lifeline.

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Times Skimmer by The New York Times

Alternate way of browsing NYT content. Good use of layout and @font-face

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Barack Obama: the front pages

Guardian slideshow of how papers and magazines around the world reported Barack Obama's victory.

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Reuters Pictures of the Year 2005

It's that time of year where we get all retrospective. You could do worse than starting with the Reuters pictures of the year.

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green plastic radiohead

A site about Radiohead. News, lyrics, tabs and notes

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