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FT Labs is a small team at the Financial Times, striving to reach and engage readers with the world’s finest journalism, by looking for gaps, opportunities, concerns, and the unknown. (...more)

Our work (and posts, on a semi-irregular basis) cover myriad topics, ranging from specific problems (Ad Blocking, OCR, ...), via upcoming concerns and opportunities (text-to-speech, conversation APIs, ...), to simply exploring new technologies (Amazon Alexa, Google Home, ...).

Recent Posts

Tech Radar

A highly configurable system for auto-generating ‘radar’-style displays of project and team datasets such as backlogs.

FT Conversation: the FT at BBC newsHack

The FT explored conversational interfaces at BBC newsHack

Let's make connections

An FT-based game for Google Home

Speed Feed

Create a discussion around new forms of newsfeeds

Capturing text with canvas

Get a shareable image of text in one click

Twitter Digest

Exploring new reading modes for feeds through Twitter

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