Work in progress: The Data Digitizer | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"Back in July of this year a crowd of coders, scientists and new media artists gathered in Berlin for the Open Science Workshop at OKCon. One of the projects to come out of this gathering was the Data Digitizer, a tool for transcribing documents and tables that are not currently machine-readable. Suggested applications for this tool ranged from the transcription of Brazilian census data to input of tables from economics articles to allow comparisons across multiple articles that examine the same variables. The project is still ongoing with the code up on github...."