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Articles tagged New York Times R&D lab (15)

“The New York Times is not going to build a self-driving car, but if we see that technology as being inevitable, we should have a strategy for how The New York Times will fit into it.”
Developed by the Times R&D lab, the Editor tool scans text to suggest article tags in real time. But the automatic tagging system won’t be moving into the newsroom soon.
“We want to learn from others who are doing good things, and when we learn things we share them as well.” Justin Ellis
Madison, a new tool that asks readers to help identify ads in the Times archives, is part of a new open source platform for crowdsourcing built by the company’s R&D Lab.
When were yuppies supplanted by hipsters in the minds of New York Times reporters? A corpus of Times usage has the answer.
The team responsible for the The New York Times Co.’s new Ricochet advertising product was spun off from the R&D Lab. Justin Ellis
Beakers in a laboratory
A new initiative at Duke University is building — and reviewing — software tools to take the drudgery out of investigative and public-affairs journalism.