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FactMiners: The Pursuit of Serious Fun with Images and Robots

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In this concluding post of the series about the potential for FactMiners to contribute to the "serious fun" at the British Library Image Collection, we set some goals and chart a course forward to add the 'Seeing Eye Child' Robot Adoption Agency to the selection of social-learning games to be developed by, and available to, the FactMiners gaming community.

A FactMiners' Fact Cloud for the British Library Image Collection

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The British Library just uploaded a collection of over 1-million images to Flickr and we imagine what FactMiners could do with it...

about the Library's uploading to Flickr of over 1 million Public Domain images scanned from 17th, 18th, and 19th century books in the Library's physical collections.

Softalkers in Northern California Meetup Opportunity

To ex-staffers and any 'Friend of Softalk', I want to remind folks that I will be in northern California (San Francisco) area, November 9th through 16th. I would value any opportunity to meet with folks who have fond memories of Softalk and stories to tell and, especially, anyone who shares an interest in The Softalk Apple Project.

FactMiners: More or Less Folksonomy?

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In an open letter to members of the museum informatics community we describe our FactMiners social-game project and its relationship to the growing domain of folksonomy research and practice. Our purpose is to find kindred spirits who might we interested in working with us.

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