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24 January 2022

BBC News Labs 2021

I’ve now completed my second full year working as software engineer in the News Labs team at the BBC. Another year working from home; the team officially moved into BBC R&D; and I was promoted to senior engineer. In 2021 I worked on: mosromgr, a Python library for managing TV and radio running orders, which […]

3 February 2021

One year in BBC News Labs

I’ve now completed a full year working as software engineer in the News Labs team at the BBC. It’s been an odd year, obviously, but we’ve been cracking on with all kinds of projects – finding new ways to help journalists do their jobs; innovating around user experiences in news products and experimenting with other […]

1 March 2020

MagPi interview

Issue #91 of the official Raspberry Pi magazine, The MagPi, has just been published and it features an interview with me, about my time at the Foundation (and a bit before), letting the community know what I’m moving on to at the BBC. You can buy or download the issue here: Issue #91 Here’s what […]

26 January 2020

Goodbye Raspberry Pi, Hello BBC

Just a quick note to say I’m leaving the Raspberry Pi Foundation to start a new role at the BBC. I’ve been at Raspberry Pi for over six years, and it’s been great. I’m excited to join an innovation team called BBC News Labs. They find new ways to solve problems with technology, making lives […]

7 April 2012

Hack To The Future

The BBC wrote about Hack To The Future on their Research & Development blog, including a short video featuring their coverage of me explaining my nontransitive dice session! Also some screen time with Sam of Manchester Girl Geeks (who gave a brilliant keynote); Tom Crick (Cardiff Metropolitan University); and of course, organiser Alan O’Donahoe. I […]

12 January 2008

Us On BBC Inside Out

It all started with an email from┬áJamie Coulson. He asked if I could set something up to film parkour for his programme, Inside Out, for the BBC. I told him about the (then upcoming) Trace Gathering and he was very interested, so I arranged with Jason Matten, the organiser, and arranged for Jamie and a […]