Motivations of Contributors to  Wikipedia Stacey kuznetsov, New York university Information Management  Professor  : Wesle...
Outline <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Value sensitive design </li></ul><ul><li>The stakeholders of wikipedia :  A...
Introduction <ul><li>What is Wikipedia? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edited by Volunteers (wikipedians ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Value sensitive design <ul><li>Empirical Investigation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This stage focus on “stakeholders” </li></ul>...
The stakeholders of wikipedia : An Empirical investigation <ul><li>FLOSS </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><...
FLOSS <ul><li>Free/ Libre and Open Source Software  </li></ul>Participate in a new form of cooperation 34.5% Learn and dev...
<ul><li>Search for Extraterrestrial intelligence at home volunteer poll. </li></ul>Other reason 18% Selfish reasons 6% Kee...
Informal Survey of NYU students <ul><li>The  willingness to contribute content to wikipedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only a f...
Motivations: A Conceptual investigation <ul><li>Altruism </li></ul><ul><li>Reciprocity </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></...
Wiki technology: A Technical Investigation <ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Portal (To Do List) </li></ul...
Conclusion <ul><li>The values of  reputation ,  community ,  reciprocity ,  altruism  and  autonomy  are fostered both by ...
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Motivators Of Contribution To Wikipedia

  1. 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
  2. Outline <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Value sensitive design </li></ul><ul><li>The stakeholders of wikipedia : An Empirical investigation </li></ul><ul><li>Motivations: A Conceptual investigation </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki technology: A Technical Investigation </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. Introduction <ul><li>What is Wikipedia? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edited by Volunteers (wikipedians ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very popular today </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why people contribute effort and time to the wikipedia? </li></ul><ul><li>A methodology Value Sensitive Design (VSD) to the study of wikipedia </li></ul>
  4. Value sensitive design <ul><li>Empirical Investigation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This stage focus on “stakeholders” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Such as questionnaire survey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conceptual Investigation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A theoretical study of values </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relies most heavily on Previous research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical Investigation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This stage Focus on “technology” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How technology support values </li></ul></ul>
  5. The stakeholders of wikipedia : An Empirical investigation <ul><li>FLOSS </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Informal Survey of NYU students </li></ul>
  6. FLOSS <ul><li>Free/ Libre and Open Source Software </li></ul>Participate in a new form of cooperation 34.5% Learn and develop new skills 78% Share my knowledge and skills 49.8%
  7. <ul><li>Search for Extraterrestrial intelligence at home volunteer poll. </li></ul>Other reason 18% Selfish reasons 6% Keep my computer productive 17.44% Find ET for the good of humanity 58.51%
  8. Informal Survey of NYU students <ul><li>The willingness to contribute content to wikipedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only a few users willing to edit Wikipedia </li></ul></ul>Give back to Wikipedia 15.26% Selfish reasons Very Few I am making a difference 17.78% Educate humanity/raise awareness 48.89%
  9. Motivations: A Conceptual investigation <ul><li>Altruism </li></ul><ul><li>Reciprocity </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Autonomy </li></ul>
  10. Wiki technology: A Technical Investigation <ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Portal (To Do List) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion pages (Debate) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reputation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Featured Articles or Featured Portals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Autonomy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No Authority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never fried </li></ul></ul>
  11. Conclusion <ul><li>The values of reputation , community , reciprocity , altruism and autonomy are fostered both by people and the technology . </li></ul><ul><li>These values create an environment for editors to share knowledge. </li></ul>
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