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Off the back of the Guardian Voice Lab project, as well as doing some development work on a forthcoming series due in the autumn, I had the opportunity to produce Politics Weekly for the month of May.

Here are a couple of highlight episodes for me, from the four-week stint:

This episode was recorded as the  Gavin Williamson drama was onfolding, so the script shifted considerably between being written on the Wednesday, and the recording on the Thursday.

And this episode was hosted by Jonathan Freedland, and he displayed a masterful ability to host and steer the debate.

 

BBC Voice & AI

In October I began working with the team at BBC Voice & AI, helping them with the forthcoming beeb assistant. It's been fascinating contributing to this process, as the team develop their remarkably ambitious project. The voice assistant was announced at the end of...

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The Guardian Voice Lab

At the end of October I was offered a role working on a new initiative from The Guardian developing audio content for Google's Home smart speaker and Google Assistant. Guardian News & Media is pleased to announce the launch of Guardian Voice Lab - an in-house team...

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Strrr TV – Matthew Plummer Fernandez

In his Strrr episode, Matthew explores the role that algorithms play in everyday life and culture. From their beginnings in the simple animations of the 1970s and 80s, through to the cutting edge neural networks and artificial intelligence of today, Matthew reveals the various ways in which algorithms are playing an increasing central role in our lives.

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