[open-economics] Fwd: http://www.yourtopia.net/quiz/2

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Jan 14 11:45:46 UTC 2011

On 14 January 2011 07:47, Guo Xu <digitalepourpre at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks,
> These are valuable suggestions - and underline the need for a better
> documentation.
> I will have some more time over the weekend to add a more detailled
> documentation. Afaik Dirk is improving the wording of the questions:
> Originally, we were concerned with framing effects so that is why the
> wording has been rather monotonous. For now, I think it's important to
> make this as much fun as possible, so we shouldn't worry too much
> about this.

I agree. Let's make it fun and friendly.

> Also, we should keep in mind that we always have a batch of questions
> and dimensions left (also to cover green preferences like environment)
> - in the long-run we would need to incorporate this too. i will update
> the issues in bitbucket.


> I also wanted to work on the look and feel of /result.

+1 on this -- i really liked original eutopia and I think we want to
move back to something looking more like that on the quiz pages.
Especially if we update questions to be more friendly referencing
source dataset and formal name would be useful (as you did

> Anyway, I'm very confident about this program - I'm working myself
> through the Python book atm so I will hopefully be able to join in
> some serious coding soon.

Amazing! Most immediate thing is probably recording IP address. *very*
simple to do but I need to do it and test it!

Other item is showing people their user id so they can share their
weightings with others ...


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