The Participatory Challenge: Incentives for Online Collaboration

  • ©ISEA2006: 13th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Trebor Scholz, The Participatory Challenge: Incentives for Online Collaboration

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  • Community Domain

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  • The Participatory Challenge: Incentives for Online Collaboration

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  • Current debates focus too much on what social tools can do and not enough on the people who use them. Motivations of the multitudes who add content to online environments matter a great deal. What follows here are hands-on guidelines and an outline of preconditions for online participation. Terms like: involvement, turn taking, network, feedback, or distributed creativity are frequently applied to characterize this kind of social and cultural interaction.

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