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Ben Rudolph

Director of Media Experiences
Microsoft

Ben Rudolph leads the Microsoft team envisioning how digital transformation can empower newsrooms and the next generation of immersive media. He previously worked as Microsoft’s Global Director of Retail Experience, was the first employee at virtualisation pioneer Parallels, and served as a biotech analyst for BBC World News.

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Creating native experiences through everyday AI

GEN Dome

What if you could build a bot in less than an hour that can answer your readers’ most pressing questions as well as a human? Or create livestream content without having to worry about trolls? How is personalised online content evolving to personalised in-person experiences, and what does that mean for media? Democratised access to […]

Masterclass
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The Augmented Newsroom: How AI will impact the journalism we know

Session

Journalism has been around for over 200 years and the technology that might significantly change it has not even reached the ten year mark. Artificial intelligence will have more impact on content production than the invention of the Internet or social networks. Some institutes even predict that robots and algorithms will produce 90 percent of […]

main stage
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Blank canvas to interactive data story: How Microsoft Power BI brings your data stories to life

GEN Dome

Microsoft is committed to enabling more people to discover, create and share data-driven stories. Microsoft Power BI, a suite of data analytics tools can be used to explore, visualize and share insights. This enables journalists to enhance broadcast and online stories with creative and compelling, interactive data visualizations. Join us to see demos, examples and […]

Workshop
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