Dario Taraborelli

I am a social computing researcher and open knowledge advocate based in San Francisco. I run research at the Wikimedia Foundation the non-profit organization that operates Wikipedia and its sister sites. Wikimedia Research is a team of scientists, UX researchers and engineers using data to understand and empower millions of readers and contributors who interact with the world's largest encyclopedia on a daily basis.

My work focuses on the behavioral and social aspects of collaborative technology. I am broadly interested in online collaboration and peer production, and in the design of systems and programs to accelerate the discoverability and reuse of scientific knowledge by scholars, policy makers, and the general public alike.

I was trained as a cognitive scientist and I enjoy writing about TeX and typography

Selected publications:

  • Priem, J., Taraborelli, D., Groth, P., Neylon, N. (2010), Altmetrics: A manifesto. html
  • Taraborelli, D. (2008) Soft peer review. Social software and distributed scientific evaluation. pdf
  • Priem, J., Groth, P., Taraborelli, D. (2012) The Altmetrics Collection. pdf doi
  • Ciampaglia, G.L., Taraborelli, D. (2015) MoodBar: Increasing new user retention in Wikipedia through lightweight socialization. doi pdf
  • Halfaker, A., Keyes, O., Taraborelli, D. (2013) Making peripheral participation legitimate: Reader engagement experiments in Wikipedia. doi pdf
  • Taraborelli, D., Ciampaglia, G.L. (2010) Beyond notability. Collective deliberation on content inclusion in Wikipedia. doi pdf
  • Roth, C., Taraborelli, D., Gilbert, N. (2008) Measuring wiki viability. An empirical assessment of the social dynamics of a large sample of wikis. doi pdf
  • Heintz, C, Taraborelli, D. (2010) Folk epistemology. The cognitive bases of epistemic evaluation. doi pdf
  • Taraborelli, D. (2008) How the Web is changing the way we trust. pdf
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