080: Crafting A Community with Kris Howard
May 16th, 2018 · 1 hr 6 mins
About this Episode
02:05 – Knitting and Computing
Software Art Thou: Knit One, Compute One with Kris Howard
06:17 – The Knitting Community Vs The Software Community
09:38 – Moderation and Clear Communication of Expectations
12:50 – Welcoming New People
14:45 – Muscle Memory and Workflow; Teaching Others
19:09 – Information Exchange and Spreading Knowledge
25:16 – User Focus Vs Creator Focus
27:07 – Kris’ Superpower: Being a Social Extrovert
35:39 – Hard Work Vs Reframing
40:51 – Gender Differences in “Crafting”
"Read a comment this morning stating that Maker culture is 80% male and had to laugh. Only if you discount the millions of women sewing, knitting, weaving, and more. But oh right, they're just "crafters." That artificial distinction enrages me. 😡" ~ Kris Howard
25:16 – The “Craftsman” Gender Controversy
Kris: Thinking about your environment.
John: Onboarding community members and the importance of making that ramp as shallow as possible.
Jessica: Choosing a tribe based on inclusivity.
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