Artificial intelligence service gives Wikipedians ‘X-ray specs’

Illustration by Mun May Tee, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. Today, we’re announcing the release of a new artificial intelligence service designed to improve the way editors maintain the quality of Wikipedia. This service empowers Wikipedia editors by helping them discover damaging edits and can be used to immediately “score” the quality of any Wikipedia article. We’ve made this artificial intelligence available as an open web service that anyone can use. Wikipedia is edited about half a million times per day. In order to maintain the quality of Wikipedia, this firehose of new content needs to be constantly reviewed by Wikipedians. The Objective Revision Evaluation Service (ORES), functions like a pair of X-ray specs, the toy hyped in novelty shops and the back of comic books—but these specs actually…


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