@kohelet the idea is that the conference is independent of the moderator which can pre-define the flair of the event. For example if some famous person was the moderator, then it would be a different atmosphere vs an arbitrary person.
@barefootstache oh so you want to give them a mascot as a mean of making them all look equal to outsiders?
that's an interesting idea.
@barefootstache @poll @umfrage Honestly sounds like the start of a japanese horror movie, but I could dig it 😂
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@barefootstache @poll @umfrage
How Can I see the full description of the options?
maybe because I'm on mobile...
Anyway, I think that wearing a mascot or being anonymized (is this a word?) can lead to more harsh actions.
It reminds me of an experiment, whereby just giving prison guards sunglasses, they showed much less mercy on the prisoners, and mistreated levels above.
worth the read.
While there's not much room to compare prison guards to moderators at a conference, just this little bit of anonymity will make them act differently. However this may come to be.
Why would moderators need a mascot anyway?
Are they hiding from their actions?