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ONA16

It’s Raining Bots

  • Stephanie Clary
  • Andrew Pinzler
  • Moderated by Sarah Squire

From Messenger to Slack, bots are suddenly all the rage. They offer a bold new world of distribution that makes Facebook Instant Articles look old-fashioned. Bots can go anywhere,...

[Unconference] How to Solve Local Journalism's Money Problem

Tell us what we've missed! The unconference is a chance for registered attendees to propose conversations on topics we may not have covered elsewhere. The advertising model...

Designing More Emotionally Intelligent Digital Experiences

  • Anjali Mullany

A range of companies — from social networking startups to media organizations to tech titans like Facebook — have been boldly experimenting to allow audiences to express their...

Quick Guide to Your Basic 360 / VR Toolkit

  • Shaheryar Popalzai
  • Lakshmi Sarah
  • Kevin Tsukii
  • Nicholas Whitaker

The number of tools for making 360 video and virtual reality projects has exploded over the past year or two. We’ll do a quick overview of affordable cameras, audio equipment...

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ONA16 Lightning Talks

  • Moderated by Greg Linch

ONA is hosting another round of community-pitched lightning talks this year, wherein registered conference attendees can present a big idea. But keep it short and sweet — five...

Fitting in the News: Creating Personalized Interactives

  • Jere Hester
  • Sandeep Junnarkar
  • Kristen Lee

It’s a developing art: creating mobile-friendly news interactives that deliver personalized info to users — often on complex issues — by guiding them through a series of...

VR Technical Workshop: Introduction to Unity

  • Daniel Pacheco

True virtual reality is more than 360 video; it also contains computer-designed graphic elements. We’ll do a quick crash course on the Unity game engine, one of the most common...

[Unconference] Collaboration is a Messy Necessity

Tell us what we've missed! The unconference is a chance for registered attendees to propose conversations on topics we may not have covered elsewhere. Collaboration is a...

Change Up Your 2016 Election Coverage. Create a Computational Campaign.

  • Meredith Broussard
  • Andreas Graefe
  • Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Computational journalism — the use of computation to facilitate or even automate reporting, data and display — is showing up in more newsrooms as a highly effective tool. This ...