[Foundation-l] "antisocial production"

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Mon Jun 29 04:53:12 UTC 2009

Tisza Gergő wrote:
> Eddie Tejeda <eddie at ...> writes:
> it<http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16349-psychologist-finds-wikipedians-grumpy-and-closedminded.html>,
>> Wikipedians are generally "grumpy," "disagreeable," and "closed to new
>> ideas."'
>> http://www.roughtype.com/archives/2009/06/the_sour_wikipe.php
>> I wonder how the mailing list will react....
> This is old news, the Signpost covered the research sometime January.
> Methodologically it is not much worth: it was based on an online questionnaire,
> so there is no way to tell which segment (if any) of the he.wiki community it is
> representative of.
The New Scientist article was indeed dated January 3, and this suggests 
that people on the Foundation mailing list don't pay a lot of attention 
to the Signpost either.


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