Did you talk to the people of the Usability Initiative ? Are you able and willing to collaborate with them? Are you able and willing to study the impact of other languages, scripts and cultures to the usability of Wikipedia?

2009/6/15 Aaron Halfaker <half0032@umn.edu>

I am a researcher in the GroupLens lab (http://grouplens.org) at the
University of Minnesota.  You might recognize our previous work in
Wikipedia like "Creating, Destroying, and Restoring Value in Wikipedia"

As part of our continuing work within Wikipedia, my colleagues and I are
conducting an academic (non-commercial) user study where we have
developed an interface modification that is designed to help users work
together more effectively by changing the interface for reverting other
editors.  You can help us complete this study by installing and using
our modification.

If you choose to participate in the study, you will be automatically
assigned a Wikipedia gadget that will consist of a subset of the
modifications we have developed.  As part of the study, we will be
logging your usage of the tool (ie. when you are reverting other

Throughout the study, we will be available for tech support and bug
fixes.  There will be a survey at the completion and the entire tool
will be made publicly available.

Consent form/installer: http://wikipedia.grouplens.org/NICE/consent/
Wikipedia user script page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:EpochFail/NICE

-Aaron Halfaker
GroupLens Research
University of Minnesota

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