[Noisebridge-discuss] consensus process meeting project postmortem (worth reading)

Praveen Sinha dmhomee at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 19:12:04 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 11:03 AM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
> One of the things that got discussed on Friday was conflict and its place in
> a well-run consensus process.  I think that one of the points at which
> people see the consensus process as "broken" is that places where we attempt
> formal consensus are often accompanied by flamboyant displays of conflict.
> Avoiding, suppressing or ignoring conflict are not necessarily the signs of
> a good system, but I think sometimes we see the existence of overt conflict
> that isn't immediately squelched, managed or Dealt With (especially when it

The internet is filled with trolls and flamewars... Noisebridge, being
a subset of the internet, is also going to have possibly more trolls
than the general population.  Maybe a broader question for me is, can
consensus, tarded behavior, and trolls all exist in a happy ecosystem?

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