Difference between revisions of "Granularity"

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'''= The more granular a resource, the smaller the chunk of information it contains.'''
 
'''= The more granular a resource, the smaller the chunk of information it contains.'''
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"For  example,  on  Wikipedia,  the  content  is  broken  down  into  smaller  components:  entries,  sections,  or  paragraphs.  People  can contribute from one word to thousands of words (or figures). So, the modules allow for any  size  of  the  contribution  to  match  different  levels  of  contributors’  motivation  and  time  availability  –  a  property  called  “granularity”  (Benkler  2006)". 
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''Source: Kostakis, V. (2019). How to Reap the Benefits of the “Digital Revolution”? Modularity and the Commons. Halduskultuur: The Estonian Journal of Administrative Culture and Digital Governance, 20 (1): 4-19. URL = http://halduskultuur.eu/journal/index.php/HKAC/article/view/228/177''
  
  

Latest revision as of 10:35, 12 December 2019

= The more granular a resource, the smaller the chunk of information it contains.

"For example, on Wikipedia, the content is broken down into smaller components: entries, sections, or paragraphs. People can contribute from one word to thousands of words (or figures). So, the modules allow for any size of the contribution to match different levels of contributors’ motivation and time availability – a property called “granularity” (Benkler 2006)".

Source: Kostakis, V. (2019). How to Reap the Benefits of the “Digital Revolution”? Modularity and the Commons. Halduskultuur: The Estonian Journal of Administrative Culture and Digital Governance, 20 (1): 4-19. URL = http://halduskultuur.eu/journal/index.php/HKAC/article/view/228/177