Thanks Radha Krishna for the detailed report. May be other cities can also make utilize of the Watch list Geo Notices for future meetups . Put a request here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Geonotice and notify me or one of the admins on English Wikipedia.
Regards Tinu Cherian On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 11:56 AM, RadhaKrishna Arvapally < arkris...@wikimedia.in> wrote: > Dear all, > > > The 42nd Bangalore Wikipedia Wikimeetup was held on 12 Feb > 2012, at Wikimedia India Chapter office ( The Centre for Internet and > Society), Domlur.  Five Wikimedians attended the meetup. > This time, we introduced GeoNotice on English Wikipedia for > announcing the meetup on the same morning in the Bangalore area . A > geonotice is a notice similar to a sitenotice, but it is displayed only to > users who are physically located in some subset of the Earth. This is only > a watchlist geonotice , appearing on the watchlist page of logged in > users. May be we should try this at least a week ahead, next time, to catch > enough attention of regular Wikipedians, and possibly on other Wikipedias > too. > Arun Ramaratnam gave a talk and demo on How QR codes work, How > QRPedia (http://qrpedia.org/) used this technology in an innovative way. > QRpedia is a mobile Web based system which uses QR codes to deliver > Wikipedia articles to users, in their preferred language. When a user scans > a QRpedia QR code on their mobile device, the device decodes the QR code > into a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) using the domain name "qrwp.org" > and whose path (final part) is the title of a Wikipedia article, and sends > a request for the article specified in the URL to the QRpedia Web server. > It also transmits the language setting of the device  The crowd > discussed on the possible ways of implementing QRPedia in Indian contexts > and museums in India. We discussed about the current limitations and how > they can be improved. > We discussed on how to take forward the Wiki Loves Monuments > initiative in India . Naveen Francis announced the registration of > wikilovesmonuments.in We discussed about the MoU with National > Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, New Delhi . It was decided to follow up > and close the loop in signing the MoU with the Museum. Radhakrishna > Arvapally also discussed about a possible partnership with Brain Museum of > NIMHANS, Bangalore (Only Brain Musium in India). Arun talked about his > earlier interactions with the Government Museum of Bangalore . We need > to complete this list of Museums in India.  and identify volunteers to > work with them. > > The Meetup was adjourned with the customary group photo sessions. > You can find more photos here . The next Bangalore Wikimeetup ( Meetup > 43) is to be held on Sunday, 11-March-2012 Time: 3:00 PM IST.  > > > > Notes: > 1) http://wiki.wikimedia.in/WikiMeetups/Bangalore/Bangalore42 > 2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Geonotice#Bangalore_Meetup_42 > 3) Source : Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QRpedia > 4) > http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012/Timeline > 5) > http://www.bangaloreindia.org.uk/tourist-attractions/government-museum.html > 6) http://wiki.wikimedia.in/List_of_Museums_in_India > 7) > http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Bangalore_Meetup_February_2012 > 8) http://wiki.wikimedia.in/WikiMeetups/Bangalore/Bangalore43 > > > Thanks to Tinu for help ! > -- > > > Thanks & Regards, > RadhaKrishna > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Arkrishna > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-in-blr mailing list > wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-in-blr > >
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