[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebridge Executive Director
zedd.00 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 10:12:37 UTC 2010
Those two issues weren't brought up until today. Now that people have
brought them up, we'll deal with them. The proof is in the ED nominations
On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 1:50 AM, Sai Emrys <noisebridge at saizai.com> wrote:
> Attempting to rephrase Christie, to demonstrate a bit of empathy
> rather than just arguing:
> The majority of people are satisficing* here. Mitch is good, therefore
> they think it's not worth bothering to look elsewhere.
> Christie is primarily wanting either of two things AFAICT:
> a) to optimize the choice of ED by comparing more candidates and
> picking the best overall
> b) to prevent groupthink behavior, a priori
> People are responding by trying to counter her objections to Mitch,
> and ignoring those desiderata. What she wants is to have a real
> discussion about other options.
> I think neither of these goals is harmful to NB to do, and they should
> be at least mildly beneficial, so why not humor her? Enough about
> Mitch, everyone knows who he is etc. That ain't going anywhere for a
> Please talk about other people, like Mikolaj, who's accepted zir
> nomination and might well make a great ED too. Mikloaj is local
> (IIRC), shows up a lot, and appears not to be a serial killer or
> anything like that. ;-)
> Bashing heads is IME less productive than actually displaying some
> empathy and negotiating...**
> - Sai
> * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satisficing - cogsci stuff. tl;dr:
> going for "good enough" rather than "best"
> ** Am I the only one who has to keep fighting a reflex to point at how
> this is yet another case of framing conflicts?
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