Articles

Projects walkthroughs, tool teardowns, interviews, and more.

Articles tagged: community

  1. Membrane: An Experiment in Permeable Publishing

    By Jane Friedhoff

    Posted on

    Over the last several months, the New York Times R&D Lab has been thinking about the future of online communities, particularly those communities and conversations that form around news organizations and their journalism. When we think about community discussion, we typically think about comments sections below our articles, or outside forums that link to our content (Twitter, Reddit, etc.). But what comes after free-text comments? To explore this further, we developed Membrane, which is an experiment in permeable publishing. By permeable publishing, we mean a new form of reading experience, in which readers may “push back” through the medium to ask specific, contextual (and constrained) questions of the author.

  2. A few words from Chrys Wu on her new role

    By Erika Owens and Chrys Wu

    Posted on

    This week, Hacks/Hackers co-founder Chrys Wu joined the New York Times Developers team as a Developer Advocate.

  3. The Week In News Dev, Oct 17

    By Erin Kissane

    Posted on

    The week in journalism code: new projects, updates, releases, APIs, and more.

  4. Newsdev Roundup, August 29

    By Erin Kissane

    Posted on

    Events, newly released projects, blog posts, and other announcements.

  5. SchoolBook

    By Tyson Evans

    Posted on

    The New York Times and WNYC have joined forces on a new site dedicated to news, data and conversation about schools in New York City. SchoolBook is now the main place to find coverage of schools in New York by The Times and WNYC. SchoolBook’s home page will mix those news, feature and multimedia stories with essays by members of the education community, as well as photos, videos, queries, comments and more.

Current page