Welsh city becomes world’s first “Wikipedia town”

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There are innumerable ways digital content can enhance real-world experiences, but it's fairly safe to say we've never seen such efforts undertaken on so large a scale as in Monmouth, Wales. Now known as the world's first “Wikipedia town”, Monmouth aims to use QR codes to link every notable place, person, artifact, plant and animal to a relevant Wikipedia page in as many languages as possible. “Monmouthpedia,” as the project is called, is the first Wikipedia project ever to cover a whole town, and it relies on QRpedia codes to link visitors with relevant articles on Wikipedia. Ceramic or metal…

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