It’s a wide-ranging talk about what’s new and inspiring about news technology, and how each team member’s unique skills contribute to the whole.
Well worth watching. And if you want to deeply nerd out with The Guardian, check out their Developer Blog.
The projects mentioned in Alastair’s talk:
- Twitter replay of the England vs. USA World Cup match (requires Flash)
- An interactive map showing the incidents recorded in the military’s Afghan war logs, using documents released by Wikileaks
- A tool that allows you to examine and build your own government budget
- An atlas of public spending
- A visualization of three days of public reaction on Twitter to events surrounding the phone hacking scandal.