[Noisebridge-discuss] Bill, Ted and Noisebridge's "Excellent" document
glen at glenjarvis.com
Mon Feb 7 23:34:08 UTC 2011
As I have been interviewing at a lot of places (and doing a lot of coding
assignments), I am so swamped this week. We hadn't set a time for the
"EXCELLENT, DUDE" document :)
I can put this off a few weeks, but I think it's something someone else may
want to run with.. we see interest.. this is group collaboration.. anyone
want to run with organizing a get together and see what synergy we can come
On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
> I will be hosting a social event at Noisebridge in about two weeks (around
> 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 to,
> as a group, create a document -- something that we all agree on (with
> consensus). It will be a brainstorming session and discussion session to see
> what we can create with group energy.
> The purpose of the document is to bring written life to ways that we can be
> excellent to each other. This is not a rule book -- no one "has to" follow
> it (nor would they if they "had" to). However, it does give life to what the
> group in general will agree *excellence* is (at least at that point in time
> for the members who showed up).
> There will be many items brought up, and only a few will make it into the
> 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 make
> 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 who
> 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 time
> 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 what
> magic can be created.....
> Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter
> -- Goethe
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter
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