Glossary of Terms for Daemo
Glossary of Terms
Admin group - A group of people helps to set up the tools we use such as meteor and the wiki, help @michaelbernstein collate milestone submissions so he can put together the weekly meetings, help write up each week’s milestones, and help him review the submissions and brainstorm how to keep folks excited and productive.
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