[Noisebridge-discuss] Bill, Ted and Noisebridge's "Excellent" document
danny at spesh.com
Fri Feb 4 00:27:19 UTC 2011
If it's Feb 26th, I can make it... if it's a week later, I can put it in
Signal 2 Noise, but that's probably too far off
On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
> We'll change the day to fit your schedule. :) The only thing that is
> not set in stone is the exact time and date to meet... That's a little
> flexible and in flux until we get a sense of who wants to participate so we
> can work around their schedules...
> Cheers :)
> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 1:45 PM, rachel lyra hospodar <rachelyra at gmail.com>wrote:
>> this is an AWESOME idea! The 12th is the monthly hackathon so it would be
>> a great day to hack on our social structure. I think a set of guidelines
>> would be nice for people - we have a lot of unwritten rules that newcomers
>> are often inadvertently tromping all over, then they don't know why people's
>> panties are in a twist. Some People care about the mores of the group more
>> than about if something is a supposed 'must' or not.
>> I unfortunately have to work that day :( but I don't really care too much
>> what these guidelines are so hooray!
>> On Feb 3, 2011 10:39 AM, "Glen Jarvis" <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
>> > I will be hosting a social event at Noisebridge in about two weeks
>> > the 12th or so, but date is still in flux).
>> > The purpose of this event will be for anyone who wants to show. I wish
>> > as a group, create a document -- something that we all agree on (with
>> > consensus). It will be a brainstorming session and discussion session to
>> > what we can create with group energy.
>> > The purpose of the document is to bring written life to ways that we can
>> > excellent to each other. This is not a rule book -- no one "has to"
>> > it (nor would they if they "had" to). However, it does give life to what
>> > group in general will agree *excellence* is (at least at that point in
>> > for the members who showed up).
>> > There will be many items brought up, and only a few will make it into
>> > document (as the group will "consense" on what goes into the document).
>> > That's fine. It does give us a sense, however, for the items that do
>> > it, that at some point in time a good deal of people agreed enough to
>> > "consense" that something was "excellent."
>> > Anything in the document is subject to change over time as the people
>> > come to noisebridge change -- therefore changing the group -- therefore
>> > changing what the group thinks excellence will be.
>> > It's a social experiment that may fail miserably. But, I want to try
>> > "doacracy" with the intent of doing good for the sake of Noisebridge.
>> > I don't have a personal stake in this idea. If someone else has more
>> > than I do and wishes to run with the idea instead of me, I will happily
>> > yield to whoever that is. If no else else steps up to the plate, I'm
>> > sticking my neck out, bringing my patience and listening, and will see
>> > magic can be created.....
>> > Cheers,
>> > Glen
>> > --
>> > Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which
>> > least.
>> > -- Goethe
> Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter
> -- Goethe
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