Lead Dev 2016 London: Hacking verbal communication systems

A conversation is an exhange of ideas. How do we improve the flow control (who gets to talk) ?

See “occupy together”/“nuit debout” hand signals. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupy_movement_hand_signals)

The problems:

  • latency: race conditions
  • assholes: interrup conversation and marginalize voices