[Noisebridge-discuss] better tech for making decisions

Naomi Most pnaomi at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 21:48:42 UTC 2014

Good points!

On that note, what do you think of this:



On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 2:21 PM, Xavier Aubuchon-Mendoza
<xavieram at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not implying a lack of faith in the community, just an awareness of how
> different tools shape behavior.
> My whole intent was to encourage the inclusion of some failure state into
> the process - that is, if it doesn't work and makes things worse, it can be
> turned off and worked on, and it doesn't hijack the whole system.
> I believe in assuming the best about people... and having a backup plan.
> That's all.
> -Xavier
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Naomi Most <pnaomi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Well, I am trying to put faith in the community to be more like a
>> community and less like an "Us versus Them" situation.
>> I don't want to design solutions predicated on the existing problems.
>> I want to design solutions that assume the best about the potential of
>> the humans of Noisebridge while keeping the lessons of the past in
>> mind.
>> To put it metaphorically:
>> If you're looking for a good place to sit, don't add lumbar support to
>> a table.  Design a chair.
>> --Naomi

Naomi Theora Most
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