Dario Taraborelli

  1. Algorithms and insults: Scaling up our understanding of harassment on Wikipedia

    Visualization by Hoshi Ludwig, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    A research collaboration with the technology incubator Jigsaw is helping us better understand and explore technical solutions to harassment on Wikipedia.... Read more

  2. New dataset shows fifteen years of Wikipedia’s quality trends

    Drawing by Edward Dana and James Dana via the British Library, public domain/CC0.

    Looking to study how Wikipedia articles have improved over time? We’ve generated a dataset that tracks the quality of articles at monthly intervals over the entire 15-year history of Wikipedia across multiple languages—that’s 670 million assessments!... Read more

  3. Find, Prioritize, and Recommend: An article recommendation system to fill knowledge gaps across Wikipedia

    Map by Markus Krötzsch, TU Dresden, public domain/CC0.

    Millions of articles are missing across Wikipedia’s language editions. Recommendation systems can help close these gaps.... Read more

  4. Artificial intelligence service “ORES” gives Wikipedians X-ray specs to see through bad edits

    Illustration by Mun May Tee-Galloway, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    When anyone can edit any page of one of the biggest websites in the world, how can you evaluate all those changes? A Wikimedia Foundation research scientist and a team of volunteers has developed an artificial intelligence service to handle some of the highest-volume crowdsourcing issues on the internet.... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Foundation adopts Open Access Policy to support free knowledge

    An image from a 1973 London School of Economics appeal for funds for its library. Photo by London School of Economics and Political Science's Library, free licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

    The Wikimedia Foundation announces a new policy to make all research it directly supports freely available to the public under open licenses. ... Read more

  6. Growing free knowledge through open data

    This Sankey diagram shows how readers reach the English Wikipedia article about London and where they go from there, based on the Wikipedia Clickstream data set. Graph by Ellery Wulczyn and Dario Taraborelli, CC0.

    Open data can help us understand how people find and share knowledge online. The Wikimedia Foundation’s Research and Data Team has published 5 open data sets about Wikimedia projects. (…)... Read more

  7. Join the inaugural Wiki Research Hackathon on November 9

  8. Researching collaboration for a better world: John T. Riedl (1962 – 2013)

  9. Seven years after Nature, pilot study compares Wikipedia favorably to other encyclopedias in three languages

  10. What MoodBar tells us about new registered editors