Submissions/A living survey of interest and opinions
This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.
- Title of the submission
- A Living survey of public interest and opinion
- Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
- Author of the submission
- Rob Beasley
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- Country of origin
- Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
- Wikipedia has the potential to demonstrate public interest (and potentially opinions) by display a summary of visitors to a topic. Basic demographics such as topic visitors by nationality, age, sex creates a living survey of public interest at a point in time. If you add the ability to store opinion unobtrusively you cultivate expression and foster democracy. Commercially, these statistics may have a value that could help meet the costs of running the Wikipedia site.
- Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)
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