The canvassing organizer has 90% of the human part of our facilitation. We were trying to design the room as the ambient computer so the facilitator doesn’t have to look at a device. Turn things into a quantifiable signal. Deliberation is messy, magical. We are not taking the messiness or magic away. This room of people came up with something they can all live with, live together makes them more progressive. But also make it possible to bring to the next group or next group. Don’t have to recreate the whole things in their heads. Virtual reality is so useful - but doesn’t remove the mess (and we wouldn’t want to).

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