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Labeling images with a computer game
We introduce a new interactive system: a game that is fun and can be used to create valuable output. When people play the game they help determine the contents of images by providing meaningfulExpand
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Designing games with a purpose
Data generated as a side effect of game play also solves computational problems and trains AI algorithms.
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Social coding in GitHub: transparency and collaboration in an open software repository
Social applications on the web let users track and follow the activities of a large number of others regardless of location or affiliation. There is a potential for this transparency to radicallyExpand
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Email overload at work: an analysis of factors associated with email strain
This publication contains reprint articles for which IEEE does not hold copyright. Full text is not available on IEEE Xplore for these articles.
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Working with Machines: The Impact of Algorithmic and Data-Driven Management on Human Workers
Software algorithms are changing how people work in an ever-growing number of fields, managing distributed human workers at a large scale. In these work settings, human jobs are assigned, optimized,Expand
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Influence of social and technical factors for evaluating contribution in GitHub
Open source software is commonly portrayed as a meritocracy, where decisions are based solely on their technical merit. However, literature on open source suggests a complex social structureExpand
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Controlling interruptions: awareness displays and social motivation for coordination
Spontaneous communication is common in the workplace but can be disruptive. Such communication usually benefits the initiator more than the target of the disruption. Previous research has indicatedExpand
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Understanding email use: predicting action on a message
Email consumes significant time and attention in the workplace. We conducted an organizational survey to understand how and why people attend to incoming email messages. We examined people's ratingsExpand
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Let's talk about it: evaluating contributions through discussion in GitHub
Open source software projects often rely on code contributions from a wide variety of developers to extend the capabilities of their software. Project members evaluate these contributions and oftenExpand
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Self-interruption on the computer: a typology of discretionary task interleaving
The typical information worker is interrupted every 12 minutes, and half of the time they are interrupting themselves. However, most of the research on interruption in the area of human-computerExpand
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