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Digitalkoot: crowdsourcing Finnish Cultural Heritage

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… Bridge and Mole Hunt, two brand new games with the vintage flavor of gaming classics such as Lemmings and Whac-A-Mole.

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Behind the games is a simple recognition mechanism: the player is shown the original image of a word that the OCR software has had a problem with. The volunteer then has a few seconds to either type the word in or check its accuracy. Starting with system-wide score leaderboards (making Facebook challenges available soonish), Digitalkoot’s …

Tags: crowd crowdsourcing cultural heritage Culture of Finland Finland game mechanics Harri Holopainen industrial revolution Lemmings microtask microwork National Library of Finland Whac-A-Mole widesourcing