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A one-stop-shop for AI in Schibsted

  Schibsted is strengthening its strategic focus on AI. Two internal teams – Schibsted Futures Lab and the AI Enablement program –  will merge and grow – to support all of Schibsted’s use of AI technology.  The new team will also be strengthened by two senior data scientists from the

How Schibsted’s software engineers use AI to boost their productivity

Hundreds of software engineers in Schibsted now use Artificial Intelligence to help them write code. “My productivity has grown at least 15 %,” estimates Pedro Goncalves.  Good software engineering requires lots of creativity as well as superb skills in solving problems. But the daily work is also full of tedious

BT’s development editor takes on AI role at Schibsted News Media

Eivind Hjertholm Fiskerud, Bergens Tidende’s long term development editor, will contribute to advancing the work on artificial intelligence (AI) in Schibsted’s Norwegian and Swedish media houses. In recent months, alongside his role as development editor, Fiskerud has been central to a project across Schibsted’s news division, which has examined, among

Seven AI hacks that could improve Aftonbladet

A fact checker that tells you what is true and not in tv-debates, an AI-generated podcast featuring the most popular articles and the Aftonbladet AI chatbot. These are only three out of seven ideas from an AI hackathon arranged by Aftonbladet. “It was amazing to see how many innovative ideas

Schibsted’s key role in developing a Norwegian language model

This summer the first version of a generative language model in Norwegian will be ready. Schibsted has been heavily involved in making it happen. ChatGPT has been the big buzzword during the last months, especially with its ability to generate natural human-like language – even in Scandinavian languages. ChatGPT is

News as music – Aftonbladet and IN/LAB explore the journalism of the future

A news service that presents news to the beat of AI-generated music – or as an AI-generated rap song. Aftonbladet and Schibsted’s innovation lab IN/LAB are now using AI to help in an experiment to get more young people to participate in independent journalism. In the fall of 2022, innovation

Introducing the Schibsted FAST Framework

FAST is a new Schibsted-wide framework for risk analysis in AI. The framework provides a common basis for approaching risks in the areas of Fairness, Accountability, Sustainability and Transparency, and it is currently being piloted across our group. Artificial intelligence (AI) has great potential for a group like Schibsted. But

Schibsted steps up research-based innovation in AI

Located at NTNU in Trondheim, the new research center NorwAI aims at being the AI national power hub Today marks the kickoff for Norway’s most prominent centre for research-based innovation within Artificial Intelligence (AI). Located at NTNU in Trondheim, the new research center NorwAI aims at being the national power

Philosophy student at Cambridge shares highlights from internship at Schibsted

Sidsel Størmer is doing an internship on AI and ethics and talks about the freedom, trust and what it is like to work here. Sidsel Størmer, a philosophy finalist from Newnham College at Cambridge University, is doing an internship at Schibsted. She is working on AI and ethics, and talks

Empowering consumers

Prisjakt helps consumers across seven countries to make more informed purchasing decisions. The team behind Prisjakt is dedicated to transparency, and now machine learning is helping them scale it. Prisjakt is a price- and product comparison site with the goal to guide consumers into making smarter purchasing decisions. The company

Minimizing the environmental impact

Distribution Innovation wants to use new technologies in ways that make sense for both people and the planet. With the help of AI they are working to minimize their environmental emissions, but they are convinced that humans still make the best detectives. Distribution Innovation (DI) is part of the Schibsted

Identifying biases in the news

The Schibsted newspaper Bergens Tidende is an insight-driven news organization. Their audience engagement team is using computer vision to give female readers more relevant content. From their experience, pairing high- and low-tech solutions is key to success. The small and agile audience engagement team based on Norway’s southwestern coast delivers