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Better communicate what research notes are for. This could be a static illustr...
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Better communicate what research notes are for. This could be a static illustration as @warren imagined, as well as an orientation video as @Stevie imagined.
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A great illustration could be the cover for a pad of blank "paper research notes". Such a pad would be a great resource for organizers to hand out as they meet new people and seek to orient them to Public Lab and how Public Lab collaborates.
A great video would also be a great resource for orienting newcomers of all stripes.
Research notes are a core part of Public Lab's infrastructure and culture, yet, the point of them is unclear to the newcomer and needs to be better presented.
Can we boil down what research notes are for in 3 or 4 points? This page is more logistical: http://publiclab.org/wiki/posting-research
but the bigger picture of what we're doing this for?
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Getting back to this, @warren and I started with a brainstorm:
and then Jeff illustrated this:
Here's the link to the PDF
this will be used as the cover for a pad of paper research notes, described in the comments thread here:
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