Posted a write-up of my recent paper (led by Emilia Gan and Sayamindu Dasgupta) showing how the relationship between gender & feedback and users' decision to share their work on @Scratch shifts as users' gain experience. blog.communitydata.science/scr

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One important takeaway hidden by looking only at overall averages is that although boys are more likely to share the the projects they create initially, the reverse is true among more experienced users!

The analysis is built around a series of Bayesian regression models at different stages of user experience that we used to unpack the way that the relationships between gender/feedback and sharing/participation look very different among less/more experienced users.

@mako The question here is whether this is skewed by more less-capable boys having signed up vs girls, as there's a certain stigma for girls that like stuff like that, so it seems more likely that girls that sign up are on average more interested and hence more capable than boys.

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