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Open Thread Thursday: Google Living Stories

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Yesterday The Guardian reported on Living Stories, a Google Labs project tested over the last few months with the help of the New York Times and the Washington Post. Now they're turning it over to the open source community.

We've all heard that the face of journalism is changing. We've seen it with the massive losses of small-town papers and struggles of even larger publications. And so everyone in the industry has their eyes on what's next.

Do you see Living Stories fitting into the future of journalism? Is it a way you'd like to consume news?

How do you see it fitting into other projects? Living Stories helps make sense of the news by putting events in context. Could you integrate that into a content management system and apply it to non-news content? Improve collaboration with context?




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Ruth Suehle - Ruth Suehle is the community leadership manager for Red Hat's Open Source and Standards team. She's co-author of Raspberry Pi Hacks (O'Reilly, December 2013) and a senior editor at GeekMom, a site for those who find their joy in both geekery and... more about Ruth Suehle