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Friday Lunchtime Lecture: Paul Rissen on using the Web as a Creative Medium

Friday Lunchtime Lecture: Paul Rissen on using the Web as a Creative Medium

What do the KLF, Alan Moore and Edmund Blackadder have to do with web design?

Find out from Paul Rissen, Senior Data Architect at the BBC, with a deep dive into the structure of narrative and how data could unlock a new approach to creative expression. We’ll cover the BBC’s experiments in structured data for storytelling in drama and news, why we need the Internet of Fictional Things, and the alchemic secrets of the Web’s pioneers.

Paul Rissen is a Project Manager of the RES project at the BBC, currently helping open the data held by the UK’s cultural institutions for use in education, via the RES Project (http://res.space). He pioneered the ‘storyline’ architecture that creates structured data from traditional narratives, allowing audiences and machines alike to explore networks of narrative using RESTful Web architecture. He developed this first in fictional environments – continuing dramas at the BBC including Doctor Who and Eastenders – and adapted it to news, where it has been t

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