Publications

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Bots, bespoke code, and the materiality of software platforms

Published in Information, Communication, and Society, 2014
This article introduces and discusses the role of bespoke code in Wikipedia, which is code that runs alongside a platform or system, rather than being integrated into server-side codebases.

The Lives of Bots

Published in Wikipedia: A Critical Point of View, 2011
I describe the complex social and technical environment in which bots exist in Wikipedia, emphasizing not only how bots produce order and enforce rules, but also how humans produce bots and negotiate rules around their operation.