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  • Motivations of Contributors to Wikipedia Stacey kuznetsov, New York university Information Management Professor : Wesley Shu 954203057 Jizheng Tsai This slide uses Creative Commons 「 attribution, non-commercial ,share alike 」 Taiwan version license 2007/1/4
  • Outline
    • Introduction
    • Value sensitive design
    • The stakeholders of wikipedia : An Empirical investigation
    • Motivations: A Conceptual investigation
    • Wiki technology: A Technical Investigation
    • Conclusion
  • Introduction
    • What is Wikipedia?
      • Edited by Volunteers (wikipedians )
      • Very popular today
    • Why people contribute effort and time to the wikipedia?
    • A methodology Value Sensitive Design (VSD) to the study of wikipedia
  • Value sensitive design
    • Empirical Investigation
      • This stage focus on “stakeholders”
      • Such as questionnaire survey
    • Conceptual Investigation
      • A theoretical study of values
      • Relies most heavily on Previous research
    • Technical Investigation
      • This stage Focus on “technology”
      • How technology support values
  • The stakeholders of wikipedia : An Empirical investigation
    • FLOSS
    • [email_address]
    • Informal Survey of NYU students
  • FLOSS
    • Free/ Libre and Open Source Software
    Participate in a new form of cooperation 34.5% Learn and develop new skills 78% Share my knowledge and skills 49.8%
    • Search for Extraterrestrial intelligence at home volunteer poll.
    Other reason 18% Selfish reasons 6% Keep my computer productive 17.44% Find ET for the good of humanity 58.51%
  • Informal Survey of NYU students
    • The willingness to contribute content to wikipedia
      • Only a few users willing to edit Wikipedia
    Give back to Wikipedia 15.26% Selfish reasons Very Few I am making a difference 17.78% Educate humanity/raise awareness 48.89%
  • Motivations: A Conceptual investigation
    • Altruism
    • Reciprocity
    • Community
    • Reputation
    • Autonomy
  • Wiki technology: A Technical Investigation
    • Community
      • Community Portal (To Do List)
      • Discussion pages (Debate)
    • Reputation
      • Featured Articles or Featured Portals
    • Autonomy
      • No Authority
      • Never fried
  • Conclusion
    • The values of reputation , community , reciprocity , altruism and autonomy are fostered both by people and the technology .
    • These values create an environment for editors to share knowledge.
  • Thank you for attention Q&A