Russell Brand's Recovery Radio

18 August 2016

#TechTalkfest - Delivering the Digital Olympic Games

This week Tech Talkfest gets the story behind the BBC's massive Olympic project from the woman who headed up the digital challenge - Cait O'Riordan. Challenged with delivering 2,500 hours of live and on-demand coverage across four platforms, Cait assembled a team and infrastructure to deliver the BBC's most ambitious set of programming to date. 

Cait's fascinating story takes us from a blank piece of paper in March 2010, on to testing at the Golden Jubilee and finally through to the lasting technological and user-expectation legacies. 

Sofie Sandell has a user-guide to and how it can improve your social networking performance and increase your influence. 

And Richard Lee has a round up of all the latest technology news, including the Samsung S4 and what the Budget 2013 means for Tech start-ups in London and the UK.


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