Tag Archives: Aamulehti
September 5, 2011
… non-stop typing (or 5 million microtasks) have been donated for the digitization of old issues of Aamulehti, a popular Finnish newspaper.
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June 16, 2011
… documents that are handwritten or printed in old fonts, such as very old copies of the newspaper Aamulehti).
Digitalkoot relies on machines, humans and a gaming twist to make it all fun. This is how it works in practice: old text newspaper is scanned by OCR software and then cut up into individual words. These words are sent to volunteers in the form of two online games we created ( Mole Hunt and Mole Bridge ). Volunteers must accurately decipher the words in order to achieve certain …
February 8, 2011
… saving a country’s cultural heritage?
We will start with 19th century copies of the newspaper Aamulehti ( The Morning Paper ) and proceed towards the complete digitalization of the Finnish cultural heritage.
Start saving moles (and Finnish culture) here !