Visit Pluto in VR

Check out Pluto with this new 360/Google Cardboard VR video from The New York Times. They used data from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft that passed the planet last summer. This is exactly what VR should be used for: to transport viewers to a place they can never...

How They Did It Part I & II

A super interesting and useful post from Journalism Tools on Medium that not only lists 22 online storytelling tools but also shows relevant news examples of each tool from various media organisations. Excellent examples of programming and journalism coming together...

Rise of the (journalist) robots

By Robin Ewing In the last three months, Apple made US$18 billion and news agency Associated Press produced 3,000 stories written by a computer program. One of these was the report about Apple’s billions, published minutes after the quarterly earnings were...