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Measure group polarization in Jade
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I want to keep this on the table: we're currently making the assumption that bias can be mitigated via JADE by attracting a diverse group of people, who disagree in constructive ways and will build a community which creates healthier and better-quality collaborative results than any aggregate measure of individuals.

On the other hand, there's a potential for group polarization, for example if borderline deletionists get together via JADE and talk each other into even more extreme views such as "delete everything not by experienced users", to pick an absurd example.

Perhaps we can find a way to measure or counteract this group polarization by design. My instinct is that the key will be encouraging disagreement and discussion.

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awight created this task.Oct 30 2018, 8:05 PM
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Harej moved this task from Inbox to Product on the Jade board.Oct 30 2018, 11:06 PM
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Harej triaged this task as Low priority.Nov 14 2018, 10:47 PM
Ladsgroup raised the priority of this task from Low to Needs Triage.Nov 28 2018, 6:37 AM
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Halfak renamed this task from Document group polarization as a risk to JADE to Measure group polarization in Jade.Feb 15 2019, 8:22 PM
Halfak triaged this task as Low priority.
Halfak moved this task from Documentation to Research & analysis on the Scoring-platform-team board.