Very nice execution! -Y.
Tapé sur un téléphone, entre un bus et un train. Merci de votre indulgence pour les coquilles. Le 6 janv. 2014 21:02, "rupert THURNER" <rupert.thur...@gmail.com> a écrit : > Fyi > ---------- Weitergeleitete Nachricht ---------- > Von: "john cummings" <mrjohncummi...@gmail.com> > Datum: 05.01.2014 01:00 > Betreff: Re: [cultural-partners] Successor to QRpedia? > An: <kerry.raym...@gmail.com>, "Wikimedia Chapters cultural partners > coordination - closed list" <cultural-partn...@wikimedia.ch> > > Hi All > > I have been working on something using the redirecting service that > QRpedia provides without using the actual QR code for the Natural History > Museum in London (final write up coming soon). > > We get around 50% foreign language visitors and offer them very little > (apart from a newly released audio guide). > > What I've made is basically a photographic representation of the museum > that links to the Wikipedia articles for the species, I've included a link > to the mobile site version as it looks nicer > > https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/NHMandSM/NHM_Galleries > > I think this offers a few key things: > > 1. It offers people the chance to work together to curate a museum (or any > other space) in their own way with many different perspectives, e.g > > * Butterfly identification guide for our butterfly > house<https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/NHMandSM/NHM_Galleries/Butterfly_House> > > * Mammals > Gallery<https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/Natural_History_Museum_and_Science_Museum/NHM_Galleries/Mammals>gives > Wikipedia articles for species in every display case > > * Browse a book that's on display (The Birds of America) with links to > each species in your own > language<https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/NHMandSM/NHM_Galleries/Treasures/The_Birds_of_America/Pages> > > * Being able to augment displays already in the museum: > > * Add to the Giant Sequoia cross section we have that has names and > dates on it's > rings<http://www.nhm.ac.uk/print-version/?p=/kids-only/at-museum/star-attractions/giant-sequoia/index.html>withlinks > to those events and people > <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/NHMandSM/NHM_Galleries/Giant_Sequoia> > > * To link to Wikipedia articles from text on museum signs and to offer > people the change to do translations of that museum sign in their own > language.<https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/NHMandSM/NHM_Galleries/Fossils_from_Britain> > > * Tree identification guide (not finished yet) > > 2. It has very low technology barriers compared to something using an app, > it works on any browser on most devices, including odd things like > Blackberrys and microsoft tablets > > 3. You don't have to put QR codes everywhere, sometimes it's not possible. > > 4. Anyone can do it for their local museum, art gallery, nature reserve > etc at no cost and without permission. > > I played around with quite a few things before coming up with this > including using Layar (image recognition) and google maps with geocoding, > both being hard work and clumsy and not working very well when things are > close together or 3d objects or the software doesn't allow collaboration. > > I have no idea where this sort of thing should live, any ideas? > > At QRpedia's heart it's a Wikipedia language redirect that happens to have > a QR code as the way of getting there, perhaps it just needs a different > name, Wikipedia language link?. I'd love to see QRpedia being used in a lot > of places, for instance I would love to see QRpedia being used on > OpenStreetMap links to Wikipedia and also for other projects like > Wikivoyage. > > Cheers > > John > > > On 4 January 2014 23:12, Kerry Raymond <kerry.raym...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I agree that object recognition is still hard, but much more >> straightforward >> thing to do is to map from a location to the set of Wikipedia articles >> geocoded as being "near" that location, which is useful in itself. Then >> it's >> easy to have a mobile device app that shows Wikipedia articles "near me >> now". >> >> In fact, this is all so straightforward I'm guessing someone's already >> built >> it, although a quick google search hasn't turned it up for me. >> >> Obviously "near" is something that needs to be configured according to the >> specific type of app you are dealing with. "Near" in an art gallery is >> different to "near" while travelling on a train. >> >> Practical problems are the accuracy of geocodes both in terms of: >> 1. the geocodes on Wikipedia articles (particularly for regions as opposed >> to points) - how do I get the Wikipedia article for the city as a whole >> if I >> am out in the suburbs? >> 2. the geocodes generated by mobile devices, which will be the limiting >> constraint for indoor applications >> >> All of the above equally applies to Commons and other projects where >> geocodes are used. >> >> Kerry >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Cultural-Partners mailing list >> cultural-partn...@wikimedia.ch >> https://intern.wikimedia.ch/lists/listinfo/cultural-partners >> Please treat emails sent to this list as confidential.Ask senders for >> permission before forwarding emails off-list. >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Cultural-Partners mailing list > cultural-partn...@wikimedia.ch > https://intern.wikimedia.ch/lists/listinfo/cultural-partners > Please treat emails sent to this list as confidential.Ask senders for > permission before forwarding emails off-list. > > _______________________________________________ > http://wikimedia.ch Wikimedia CH website > Wikimediach-l mailing list > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediach-l > >
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