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Title: AI wikipedians, some implications of non human members of our community



Wikipedian since 2007, mainly active on Commons and EN Wikipedia but have edits to dozens of other Wikimedia wikis. Worked for Wikimedia UK from 2013 to 2015.

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Type: Lecture

Track: Equity, Inclusion, and Community Health

Submission state: submitted

Duration: 30 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

AI technology has now reached and probably surpassed the point where Artificial Intelligences can fully participate in our communities. This lecture is in part a welcome and an invitation to them, and in part a discussion of the implications

Description[edit source]

The advent of ChatGPT as a rival to Wikipedia reopens the issue of how should we react when the community starts to get AI members. Are there any extra rules we need to include them, are there any extra rules that we need to apply to them?

This lecture explores some thoughts on this, and welcomes further thoughts from the community. Human or otherwise.

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

In the early years of Wikipedia it was generally assumed that however diverse we were, in truth we were probably all Homo Sapiens. This lecture will explore the implications of us getting more diverse than a purely human community can be.

Collaboration also comes into this, and the future. Definitely the future.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Everyone can participate in this session

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand