Friday, December 19, 2014

At This Startup, Everyone Can Read Each Other's Email | WIRED

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"But ultimately, Stripe’s approach feels like it’s about process more than policy. Engineers live to optimize, and “email transparency” seems like an attempt to apply an engineering mindset to communication in an organization: the fewer hops from one node to the next, the more efficient the group. But it’s also a human-powered algorithm, a system that runs on fuzzy logic, not hard rules. People get to decide what’s public and what’s private, not the machines. And that might be the smartest hack of all."
At This Startup, Everyone Can Read Each Other's Email | WIRED
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