[Noisebridge-discuss] learning vs getting shit done

Daniel Pitts Daniel at coloraura.com
Tue Jun 4 01:22:14 UTC 2013


If NB isn't a learning-space, then really what's the point? I can 
"get-shit-done" at work and at home.  Only reason I would venture to NB 
would be to socialize my "shit".

On the other hand, perhaps a "Do Not Disturb" signal is appropriate, if 
you really feel like being heads-down.

On 6/1/13 9:32 AM, Robert "Finny" Merrill wrote:
> So one of the primary complaints that people have about NB is that you
> can't get work done without people coming up to you and asking you
> tons of questions about what you're doing.
>
> I think this is a result of the fact that many of the events that
> introduce people to the space are learning-type events (CHM, other
> classes etc), and as such people tend to (initially, at least) think
> of NB as a learning environment.
>
> nb-as-learning-space and nb-as-getting-shit-done-space are not
> entirely opposed but do have some opposing features, so I think we
> should keep that in mind and come to a conscious decision on how we
> want to balance the two.
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