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"Edit this page": The socio-technological infrastructure of a wikipedia article
Abstract Networked environments, such as wikis, areNetworked environments, such as wikis, are commonly used to support work, including the collaborative authoring of information and "fact-building. " In networked environments, the activity of fact-building is mediated not only by the technological features of the interface, but also by the social conventions of the community it supports. This paper examines the social and technological features of a Wikipedia article in order to understand how these features help mediate the activity of factbuilding and highlights the need for communication designers to consider the goals and needs of the communities for which they design. of the communities for which they design.
Abstractsub Networked environments, such as wikis, areNetworked environments, such as wikis, are commonly used to support work, including the collaborative authoring of information and "fact-building. " In networked environments, the activity of fact-building is mediated not only by the technological features of the interface, but also by the social conventions of the community it supports. This paper examines the social and technological features of a Wikipedia article in order to understand how these features help mediate the activity of factbuilding and highlights the need for communication designers to consider the goals and needs of the communities for which they design. of the communities for which they design.
Bibtextype inproceedings  +
Doi 10.1145/1621995.1622052  +
Has author Slattery S. +
Has extra keyword Activity Theory + , Collaborative authoring + , Networked environments + , Social convention + , Technological feature + , Technological infrastructure + , Wikipedia + , Activity coefficients + , Design +
Has keyword Activity theory + , Infrastructure + , Wiki + , Wikipedia +
Isbn 9781605585598  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 1  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 289–295  +
Published in SIGDOC'09 - Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication +
Title "Edit this page": The socio-technological infrastructure of a wikipedia article +
Type conference paper  +
Year 2009 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 6 November 2014 16:08:49  +
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DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2009  +
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