Head of New Technology Forecasting
Laura Ellis is a journalist and technologist with special interests in machine learning, disinformation and data. She has worked on news teams in radio, TV, and online as a reporter, producer and Editor. She has led two of BBC the BBC’s Regional News and Current Affairs teams, establishing the corporations’s first end-to-end digital newsroom. In her current role she focuses on ensuring the BBC is best placed to take advantage of emerging technology and also takes a particular interest in the technology ethics, personalised and automated journalism.
Designing digital services is difficult, and there’s plenty of evidence of bad practice and filter bubbles that disempower or frustrate users online. This session explores how we can deliver...