As requested by my colleague, here are some nerdy details about the flow of data driving mprnews.org and other MPR|APM websites. Origins The Barn is a the central internal search engine and content aggregator within MPR|APM. Here’s how it came to be. A few years ago I went through a period of reading and re-reading Read more

Every day APM|MPR generates several hours of audio content for its radio and digital broadcasts. Over time that adds up to many terabytes of audio, most of which has no written transcripts available, because transcripts are expensive and slow to create. Imagine listening to the news and writing down everything you hear, word for word, Read more