[hackerspaces] How do you take decisions

Christopher Agocs chris at agocs.org
Thu Oct 12 22:45:59 CEST 2017


All power is descendent from the other Orb.

On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 4:40 PM, Chris Weiss <cweiss at gmail.com> wrote:

> depends on the decision.  if it's minor and undo-able it just gets done.
> if there are legal ramifications the elected board handles is.  if it's
> not-optional they pick the best option (rental insurance for example, best
> cost per needed coverage).  other things get taken to the membership with a
> formal vote.
>
> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 3:31 PM Matt Joyce <matt at nycresistor.com> wrote:
>
>> All power is descendent from the Orb.
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 4:28 PM, S├ębastien Gendre <seb at k-7.ch> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Worlds.
>>>
>>> When you need to take decisions about your space or your community, how
>>> do you proceed?
>>>
>>> - With the whole community?
>>> - Inside a restricted committee?
>>> - With do-ocraty principle?
>>> - Other?
>>>
>>> Usually, I read that hackerspaces proceed with a balance between
>>> do-ocraty and consensus with the whole community. Which is in line with
>>> one of the hacker values: No authority.
>>>
>>> But at our hackerspace, all decisions about our space or our community
>>> are taken by a restricted committee. The freedom left to the members are
>>> for
>>> their own projects. Is it make us a false hackerspace?
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> ---
>>> Seb
>>>
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