Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

This was something I didn't know about. " There are nearly 3000 bot tasks identified for use in Wikipedia. So many that there is a Bots Approval Group (BAG) with a Bot Policy that covers all of these, whether fully or partially automated, helping humans with editorial tasks." Donald Clark reviews some of the policies that are in place and the governance system that maintains them. "Wikipedia, with its Bot Approval Group and Bot Policy, offers a good example within an open source context of good governance over data."

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