The Open Lab closed out our second year with a hand drawn zine. ✍️?✏️
Open Studios in Brooklyn, and a few things we're reading.
Look for lots of great machine learning, tools to address online harrassment, and expanding conversations in the second year of BuzzFeed's Open Lab for Journalism, Technology, and the Arts.
We launched Buzz Bot with big plans to play with a newsroom bot that is a reporting tool rather than primarily a distribution tool. We wanted to test a bot that is pull than push.
We test drove a Bot reporter at the conventions. Now you can build your own.
Tales of glamour and pretzels for dinner.
BuzzBot asked users what they thought of Michelle Obama's speech. In emoji.
BuzzFeed News is experimenting with a new way to cover the 2016 conventions.
Report from our Freedom of Information data hackday.
We are no longer accepting applications for 2016-2017 fellows, but we'll be back next year.
We offer year long fellowships in our San Francisco bureau to artists and programmers and storytellers who spend a year making new work in a collaborative environment.
The Open Lab's first video collaboration is live. And it is fantastic. Here's the story of how we made our first 360-degree video, a walk through the fire-ruined town of Middletown, California.
We are super thrilled to welcome our inaugural class of fellows to BuzzFeed's Open Lab for Journalism, Technology, and the Arts.