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Communication and Commitment to CollaborateFrom: Sam Hahn To: Darla HewettI offer this communication and commitment to collaborate as a unilateral statement of intent. Thiscommunication is intended to clarify for you and other interested or affected parties my intention, mycommitment, and my responsibilities so that you and others may align or not, as you each sees fit. I offer thisin the principle that honesty, transparency, completeness, and currency among sincere collaborators is aneffective means for us to align and magnify our joint effectiveness. I will update this position statement andnotify you whenever it materially changes. I do invite you to respond tome with your own CCC, should youwelcome this collaboration. You are not obligated to respond, and this document is not enforceable in anylegal jurisdiction, as it is a personal statement current as of its last update.(CCC Preamble, version 0.2 - 20100111)I, Sam HahnIn my role as Co-Founder and Co-Managing-Member of Program For The Future, LLCWillcollaboratewithDarla HewettIn her role as Co-Founder and Co-Managing-Member of Program For The Future, LLCFor thisobjective• I intend to pursue (develop, refine, implement, evolve) the ideas initially offeredby Doug Engelbart to do as much as we can together to avert impendingplanetary disaster by providing humanity with the means to scale ourcapabilities to collaborate• We believe that our improved collaboration capabilities shall allow us toimagine and realize possible futures that are better than those we seeforthcoming if we continue our current reckless, short-sighted, and haphazardhabits based on consumption and immediate gratificationWith thiscommitment• I will commit 5-10 hours per week part-time, aside from my paying day job asVPE eGain• I will meet with you every Saturday morning from 8:45 til 11:45 for 3 of thosecommitted hours per week• I will work to ground every PFTF activity in the core identifying principles ofPFTF, or evolve those principles as we see necessary• If we define and evolve PFTF to a viable self-sustaining venture that can viablysupport our families, I intend to devote my full-time efforts toward PFTF.• It would be ideal if my current full-time gig and PFTF can align and coalesce.• I will execute action items that I agree to undertake as a result of PFTFdiscussions and planning activitiesTo achievethese intendedmilestones• To realize a vibrant, growing, self-sustaining community of aligned individualsand organizations who identify themselves with PFTF and support those coreprinciples• To incubate ideas toward business plans and prototypes, for launching as opensource initiatives, or as funded businesses• To realize a future that is sustainable for the planet and all its inhabitants• To provide humanity with a platform for creating such collaborationUntil • Death renders me incapable of making further progress• The success milestones described above have been realized• Whichever comes firstWhere I wantto focusI would like to concentrate on• The core PFTF identity and principles• The PFTF architecture (including conceptual context, initiatives, philosophicalfoundations, community, etc)• Rules of Collaboration (to replace Robert’s Rules of Order)• WYSIWYDo• GlobalSIM aka STCI (Search for Terrestrial Collective Intelligence)• Interactions with Doug Engelbart, to the extent he is willing to stay activeWhere youcancomplementme• Help examine team interactions and how they can be understood, mined forlessons, and feed these insights back into our bootstrap cycles• Help me create the framework for the Rules of Collaboration• Help assure other PFTF initiatives embrace the core PFTF identity principlesCCC version 0.2 – 20100111
Communication and Commitment to Collaborate• Ensure that PFTF logistics are executed or otherwise handled• Develop an underlying DKR (dynamic knowledge repository) platform forrepresentation of all the content / knowledge / code that will be required.• Help ground PFTF in the ideas that were offered by Doug Engelbart, even as wemake progress beyond where Doug was able to show us the way• Be a committed partner so we can support each other when any of theseinitiatives encounter difficult timesUpdateHistory• 20091221 – Initial Draft• 20100111 – Revised Draft. Added “Where I want to focus”, “Where you cancomplement me”, and “Location of this CCC document”. Added some to thepreamble.Location ofthis CCCdocument• Attached as a DOC file to the wiki page located athttp://www.socialtext.net/LEM/index.cgi?ccc_sam_hahn_to_darla_hewett• Also available as wiki page content at this address• Also available at Dropbox/PFTF-Leads/Rules of Collaboration• Also available at Dropbox/LEM/Sam• The DOC file is authoritative. The other locations are for convenience.Signed Samuel Hahn (electronic signature to be attached if possible)CCC version 0.2 – 20100111