07 Dec '12, 10pm

wrote a new (very long) blog post comparing github (the company, not as much the site) to skyrim

wrote a new (very long) blog post comparing github (the company, not as much the site) to skyrim

I am in awe of Persimmon who is our raid leader. She works in a hospital in real life. She is the stabilizing force during the raids, supporting the class leaders, nudging the conversation and keeping the raid moving as fast as possible without moving too fast. I find that she reminds me of many successful open source project leaders or Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia, except that what she has to do happens much faster and in real-time. Without her fully customized user-interface and scripts she would never be able to manage what she does... The structure and the organization required to complete missions or quests in WoW adds a great deal of focus and complexity to the community compared to a chat room and the communications and management begins to feel much more like collaboration in a work environment. I think that the ever-evolving user interface and communication tools that...

Full article: http://gilesbowkett.blogspot.com/2012/12/github-vs-skyrim...

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