Glossary of Terms for Daemo
Glossary of Terms
Amazon’s Mechanical Turk - an online labor market where requesters post jobs and workers choose which jobs to do for pay
Boomerang - Daemo's reputation system
Balsamiq - a rapid prototyping tool
CHI - The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.
Contributor (also known as participant or researcher) - people who help to build Daemo
CSCW - The ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing is the premier venue for presenting research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks.
Daemo - a self-governed crowdsourcing marketplace (our first version is live on daemo.stanford.edu )
Django - a Python web framework
DRI - directly responsible individual
DM - a 'direct message' sent to another contributor
GH - Google Hangout
HCI - Human Computer Interaction
Leadership board (LB) - a group of main contributors on behalf of platform community to uphold the best interests and ideals of the platform (Daemo) and its community
macrotask - large task like Photoshopping vacation photos or mixing new song
MD - Google Material Design
Meteor - used for voting, evaluation and comments, for open-gov
microtask - small tasks like labeling machine learning training examples
Milestones - the task that are set each week. We sign up to these on Trello.
Open-Gov (also knows as op-gov, Open Governance)
Organisational models - for-profit, hybrid, non-profit
Participant - contributors who help build Daemo
Ping - to message someone or mention their name in a post so they're notified of it.
Python - an object-oriented, high-level programming language
Prototype task - an intermediate feedback mode where workers can test each task's design and provide comments to help improve it
Reach out - ask someone or message them directly
Reputation System - the system whereby individuals are given ratings
Requester - employer at online crowdsourcing marketplace
Researcher - contributors who help build crowdsourcing marketplace
ShareLaTeX - an online LaTeX editor. We use this for collaborative paper-writing.
Trello - a powerful task management tool. We post each week's milestone on weekly Trello boards.
UIST - The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces. Our UIST paper got accepted, read it for more details.
Wiki - Crowd Research wiki page. You can view the main page here. Log in to create new wikis. http://crowdresearch.stanford.edu/w/index.php?title=Main_Page
Worker - an employee in an online crowdsourcing marketplace
Contributors: @juechi @arichmondfuller @m.kambal