Category Archives: Maker Challenge

Posts describing or linking to projects submitted to the THATCamp Prime 2013 Maker Challenge.

Astro Tag: Crowdsourcing Description of Images from Digitized Books

In the last session we took the metadata games app pulled in a bunch of images from astronomy books up on project gutenberg (It’s easy to find the image files in their books) and stood it up as a way to crowdsource identification of images from these books. Read about metadata games here. In the session our group worked up some details on […]

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Maker Challenge: Honor Thy Contributors Omeka Plugin

In the rich soup that is digital humanities, there are a few ingredients that lend a special flavor. One of these is collaboration: far from being taboo, collaboration is the encouraged mode of working. Another ingredient is open source: we borrow and build on each other’s code and data to make even more interesting things. A […]

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Maker Challenge: WordPress plugin for displaying related items from the DPLA

My entry for the Maker Challenge is WP DPLA, a WordPress plugin for displaying related items from the Digital Public Library on your blog posts. The DPLA has lots of cool content, and WP DPLA is a way to help your readers discover and explore that content. It takes the tags you’ve assigned to your […]

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