This is where you'll find a mixture of experimental tools, visualisations and proof of concepts.... generally stuff which barely works (if at all), or typically works on a very select number of browsers.


Uses the Guardian's ContentAPI to display news as it gets published online.

Guardian Forest

Visualises the popularity of a story on social media.

Pixel Forge

Convert images into <tables>

Olympics Explorer

A collation of all the images published on the Guardian during the games.


The newswall rotates through recent news items on a background of ever changing picture tiles.

Radial Photos

A hardware accelerated CSS3 testcase for handling a few thousand pictures rotating on an axis.

Photo Blog

A photoblog style page showing the latest images published on the World Service sites.

The Wireless

This hackday child is a new way to discover BBC podcasts as if you're tuning an old wireless radio.