Monday, March 14, 2016

Anyone using Slack for group chatting?

This morning on Twitter, a lot of academic chemistry groups talking about using Slack. Thoughts? 

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  1. I use it for podcast coordination. I could see it being very useful for academic group interactions.

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  2. I use it for podcast coordination. I could see it being very useful for academic group interactions.

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  3. We're testing it out to enable communication/coordination through our multi-institutional NSF Center. Initial thoughts? Pretty slick and easy to use.

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  4. I am going to be a contrarian on this one ....
    "What Slack is doing to our offices—and our minds"

    It seems to encourage a very specific model of productivity. In a sci/eng environment this may produce uninspired results.

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    1. Mind unpacking this a bit?

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  5. I'm on a committee with representatives from different departments. It's been nice. We conduct our meeting business over Slack and haven't had to have many face-to-face meetings (where surely someone wouldn't have been able to attend). I'm the faculty adviser for our ChemClub, and I'm thinking of using it for the exec board communications next school year.

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