Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of WorkShop10/VolunteerIssues


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Sep 13, 2010, 3:40:55 AM (11 years ago)
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Christian Beer
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    11What are the volunteer issues?
     2 * user motivation
     3   * interested in science
     4   * VC as a game: stats, etc
     5   * general altrusim
     6 * retention levels for various groups/motivations?
     7   * esp in context of multi-project services
    28
    3         - user motivation
    4                 - interested in science
    5                 - VC as a game: stats, etc
    6                 - general altrusim
    7         - retention levels for various groups/motivations?
    8                 - esp in context of multi-project services
     9 * treat each user category separately?
     10   * different services/types of services for each group
     11     * science types: need forums, techie
     12   * or: can they be combined synergistically?
     13     * trickle down summaries of science
     14     * tech support
    915
    10         - treat each user category separately?
    11                 - different services/types of services for each group
    12                         - science types: need forums, techie
    13                 - or: can they be combined synergistically?
    14                         - trickle down summaries of science
    15                         - tech support
    16                        
    17         - stats:
    18           mark's market research
    19                 - % of people who would take action in support of charity much larger than % of people who would take action in support of science?
     16 * stats: mark's market research
     17   * % of people who would take action in support of charity much larger than % of people who would take action in support of science?
    2018
    21 
    22         - relative merits of single-app projects vs multi-app aggregators like WCG, ibercivis, etc.
    23                 - absence of science discussions in multi-app projects
    24                 - do people know what they are doing?
    25                         - retention?
     19 * relative merits of single-app projects vs multi-app aggregators like WCG, ibercivis, etc.
     20   * absence of science discussions in multi-app projects
     21   * do people know what they are doing?
     22     * retention?
    2623               
    27        
    28 
    29         - it's not all free
    30                 - volunteers are not working for free: they get paid in "results" -- scientific results, stats, social factors.
    31                 - everything is financed: distribution of financing in volunteer computing
    32                 - outreach: think of it as a grant application, submitted to tens of thousands of reviewers
     24 * it's not all free
     25   * volunteers are not working for free: they get paid in "results" -- scientific results, stats, social factors.
     26   * everything is financed: distribution of financing in volunteer computing
     27   * outreach: think of it as a grant application, submitted to tens of thousands of reviewers
    3328               
    3429what is the value to project scientists of the user community
    35         - additional labor (distributed thinking)
    36         - value of outreach: public education (ex malaria awareness)
    37 
     30 * additional labor (distributed thinking)
     31 * value of outreach: public education (ex malaria awareness)
    3832
    3933what to do
    4034
    41         science
    42                 - more news
    43                 - more involvement, more to do (distributed thinking)
    44                 - more science info (BG info)
    45                         scientific "translation" service
     35 * science
     36   * more news
     37   * more involvement, more to do (distributed thinking)
     38   * more science info (BG info)
     39   * scientific "translation" service
    4640
    47         altrusim
    48                 - get grant to do good popsci writing about projects
    49                 - proper PR
    50                         when getting a grant, should be required to get funding to allocate resources to writing, PR
    51                         this should be a requirement of funding agencies
    52                 - poss. adt'l involvement, depending on details
    53                 - social status (badges) rather than credits (ie, different incentive system)
     41 * altrusim
     42   * get grant to do good popsci writing about projects
     43   * proper PR
     44     * when getting a grant, should be required to get funding to allocate resources to writing PR
     45     * this should be a requirement of funding agencies
     46   * poss. adt'l involvement, depending on details
     47   * social status (badges) rather than credits (ie, different incentive system)
    5448
    55         stats/gaming crowd
    56                 - self organized: teams, etc.
    57                         - push info into those groups (news, etc)
    58                         - just feed them credits
    59 
    60                         …a good model: communities of shared interests
    61                                 - what are the causes sufficient to motivate action?
    62                                 - organize communities around these
     49 * stats/gaming crowd
     50   * self organized: teams, etc.
     51     * push info into those groups (news, etc)
     52     * just feed them credits
     53   * good model: communities of shared interests
     54     * what are the causes sufficient to motivate action?
     55     * organize communities around these
    6356               
    64 
    65 bundle PR/outreach plan w. BOINC software
    66         - best practices
     57 * bundle PR/outreach plan w. BOINC software
     58   * best practices
    6759
    6860but: insufficient resources to implement, so:
    6961
    70 community of communicators
    71 -- social middleware -- every bionic project is a distributed thinking project designed to produce new users --
    72         - writing
    73         - PR
    74   …just ask -- there are people to do this.
    75   …seek professionals in misc domains
     62community of communicators [[BR]]
     63-- social middleware -- every BOINC project is a distributed thinking project designed to produce new users --
     64 * writing, PR
     65   * just ask -- there are people to do this.
     66   * seek professionals in misc domains
    7667
    7768social middleware
    78         - credit for new recruitment of volunteers (rather than new credits) [badges: social status]
    79         - credit for translations [badges]
     69 * credit for new recruitment of volunteers (rather than new credits) [badges: social status]
     70 * credit for translations [badges]
    8071
    8172motivations
    82         - financial reward
    83         - social status
    84         - intellectual interest / learning
    85         - altruism
     73 * financial reward
     74 * social status
     75 * intellectual interest / learning
     76 * altruism