|Re: Co-Living Survey||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fiona Frank (fionafrankgmail.com)|
|Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2020 11:37:57 -0800 (PST)|
I asked him who ‘we’ is and he replied : “We are ux designers from general assembly in New York. We are designing an app for the launch of a national Co living company and we want to make sure we add the features that users want. Thanks” Hmmm! Dwayne On Thu, Mar 5, 2020, 10:34 AM Fiona Frank <fionafrank [at] gmail.com> wrote: > > What is your team? On Saturday, 7 March 2020, Ann Zabaldo <zabaldo [at] earthlink.net> wrote: > Thank you Raines for your quick response to this query from Dwayne. > Speaking for myself, — and I am unanimous in this.. :-) —after years > working in the Cohousing field I assume everybody is coming from the same > place I am i.e. sharing information of all kinds. When a cohousing > community is built everyone benefits — i’m all for that whoever is building > it. > > And ... there are people and institutions out there in the world that > would take advantage of the blood sweat and tears (lots of tears...) we’ve > put into this movement. > > So Raines… I am really glad you asked the questions that you did. I also > like the way you characterized this listserv. And, if Dwayne or anyone else > falls within our loosely defined organizational standards I trust we will > support them and their queries as we do everyone else. > > Ann Zabaldo > Takoma Village Cohousing > Member of the board Mid Atlantic Cohousing > Washington DC > > > > Sent from my iPhone > All tiipos ... curtesy of Siri :-) > > > On Mar 7, 2020, at 10:19 AM, Raines Cohen <rc3-coho-L [at] raines.com> > > wrote: > > > > Welcome to the world of cohousing, Dwayne. Nice of you to drop into our > > decades-long-established link for conversations about community. > > > > However, I do need to call out a few things you've done (or neglected) > that > > don't comport with the standards for this list: > > > > 1. You never say who the "we" is - in your message or on the form. A > > startup? A think tank? An established business in the space? A > consultancy > > serving one or more? Based where? With any background in particular > > communities? We are a conversational community, and we have more > > meaningful conversations when we have context for where your questions > are > > coming from and what overlaps. > > > > 2. Cohousing is shared neighborhoods with separate private homes, most > > often in a condo homeownership model. The example you link to, and the > term > > "co-living" (often as a hashtag without the hyphen), are shared homes > with > > private or shared rooms, with shared facilities. Closer to boarding > houses. > > Very different in nature, and I rather suspect that any answers we > provide > > will be like comparing apples and oranges if you're trying to aggregate > > data. > > > > 3. The form says the data will only be used for "research," but doesn't > > identify what sort, who will have access to it, whether the required > email > > address and other Personally Identifiable Information will be linked to > > responses, the sort of things that are required to be disclosed in > academic > > human-subjects research supervision, and are slowly starting to be > required > > in marketing in some states and countries. If you truly want to learn > from > > established data about the cohousing world, please engage with the > > Cohousing Research Network - part of their mission is to provide a single > > shared repository of data so we all aren't answering the same basic > > questions over and over again for every student working on a project. > > > > I note that by the final page of the survey, several screens in, you ask > > whether the respondent is willing to be contacted for an interview or > 30-45 > > minute call. So it sounds like this is an intake form for market research > > panels, and it might be better for folks to know that before they start > > filling it out. > > > > Nice of you to pop in, but if you want true engagement with our community > > of communities, please meet us with actual dialog and conversation and > > context. As it is, I can't recommend that our 5000+ East Bay Cohousing > > members, or others on this list, respond. > > > > Raines Cohen, Cohousing Coach > > East Bay Cohousing / Cohousing CA > > right now more focused on how to keep our communities safe and accessible > > for all - see the WebChats scheduled for the next two weeks > > > > > >>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2020 at 8:08 PM Dwayne McFarlane <dwaine18 [at] gmail.com> > wrote: > >> Hello All, > >> My team would like to interview individuals or couples that currently > live > >> in co-living or community themed housings - Think common.com. If you > can > >> help, please take the quick screener survey linked below. > >> Thanks, > >> Dwayne > >> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-f9W_ > AeQFiSCHKjSr67LCpX64L7VwC5LADoFRtgr0-FD-pQ/viewform > >> _________________________________________________________________ > >> Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > >> http://L.cohousing.org/info > > _________________________________________________________________ > > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
- Re: Co-Living Survey, (continued)
- Re: Co-Living Survey Raines Cohen, March 7 2020
- Re: Co-Living Survey Ann Zabaldo, March 7 2020
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