QRpedia and Joan Miró

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The Joan Miró exhibition in has just gone live with QRpedia codes! This project has been the brain-child of Àlex Hinojo – the Wikipedian-in-Residence at the Museu Picasso. He first mentioned it to us in May and we’ve worked hard to deal with the challenges of the Catalan language. Congrats to Àlex and the whole…

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QRpedia at Over The Air 11 – Ignite

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Here’s the Ignite Talk I gave at #OTA11 last month. QRpedia – Ignite talk at OTA11 from Terence Eden

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QRpedia – Dealing With Minority Languages

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Humans have devised hundreds of thousands of languages with which to express themselves. Some, like Cornish are on the verge of extinction. Others, like Catalan and Welsh, are only used by a small number of speakers. Some, like New Norse, are created for political purposes. All these languages are valuable and hugely important to their…

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QRpedia In The News

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As I stepped onto the stage at OverTheAir 11 to present QRpedia, I was buoyed by the overwhelming reception that it received on the Interwebs over the last few days. Here’s a quick roundup. It all started with a blog post on Wikimedia. ReadWriteWeb called QRpedia Probably the Coolest QR Thingy Ever Made! This was…

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National Archives and QRpedia

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Yesterday, I paid a visit to the UK National Archives in Kew. Their amazing educational team have recently completed a stunning QRpedia installation. From their press-release: As part of this project to increase digital engagement we have used the QRpedia service to link some of our museum exhibits to articles on Wikipedia. In the on…

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Jimmy Wales ♥ QRpedia

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You know Jimmy Wales, right? He’s the guy co-founded Wikipedia – and, possibly, its most prominent face. So, a few days ago, he popped down to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to see the work the museum is doing with its Wikipedian in Residence – Lori Philips. What else did he do while he was…

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