Dario Taraborelli

  1. ‘Conversations gone awry’—the researchers figuring out when online conversations get out of hand

    Did you know that humans make the right guess about 72% of the time, and that indicates that they have an intuition for this task, while also highlighting that the task is far from trivial?... Read more

  2. What are the ten most cited sources on Wikipedia? Let’s ask the data.

    A new dataset of fifteen million records documents source usage in Wikipedia by identifier and across languages.... Read more

  3. The Initiative for Open Citations celebrates its first birthday

    In celebration, and to mark the progress made, we’ve designated this month as Open Citations Month.... Read more

  4. New monthly dataset shows where people fall into Wikipedia rabbit holes

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Analytics team is releasing a monthly clickstream dataset. The dataset represents—in aggregate—how readers reach a Wikipedia article and navigate to the next. Previously published as a static release, this dataset is now available as a series of monthly data dumps for English, Russian, German, Spanish, and Japanese Wikipedias.... Read more

  5. How we know what we know: The Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) helps unlock millions of connections between scholarly research

    The Wikimedia Foundation and more than 60 other organizations and scholarly publishers announce the I4OC initiative, making scholarly citation data freely available for anyone to access and reuse.... Read more

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

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

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

    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

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

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

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

    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

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

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