• Crowdsourcing the collection

    Crowdsourcing the collection

    Building a live digitisation and transcription showcase.

    Once a year the Natural History Museum hosts Science Uncovered, an evening celebrating its science and research with visitors. My team - Biodiversity Informatics - has always taken part but since most of our work is computer-based, we often struggle to find ways of engaging the public with a monitor screen. That becomes even more of a challenge when we’re competing with an entire Museum of exciting science to explore! This year I wanted to try something a bit different.

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Lead architect of the Natural History Museum's Data Portal.

Thoughts on open data, open source, science and music.

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