WSFS Business Meeting – Saturday Liveblog 13

Getting started a bit late thanks to a traffic jam at the elevators. All we’ve missed so far is introductions and a quick reminder on rules. We join this business meeting, already in progress, as we vote for members of the Mark Protection Committee. There are four nominees and three spots. 1016: We are now ...

WSFS Business Meeting – Friday Liveblog 7

Business meeting agenda for this year can be downloaded here for those of you playing from home. Hey everyone, we are up and running. Meeting got going at 1000, we are currently going over procedural information. This liveblog will be updated every 5-10 minutes when something is happening. 1010: Suggested time limits for establishing debate. ...

CoNZealand Schedule

It’ll soon be time for CoNZealand! Come hang out with me in Zoom! Reading: Alex Acks NZ Time: 30 Jul 2020, Thursday 11:00 – 11:25, Reading Room 2 Mountain Time: 29 July, Wednesday 17:00 – 17:25 My Favourite Board Game NZ Time: 30 Jul 2020, Thursday 14:00 – 14:50, Programme Room 5 Mountain Time: 29 ...

I didn’t feel personally belittled until this moment: George’s Hugo Losers Party explanation 10

Over my years of being on the internet, I’ve learned a thing or two about apologies. It’s mostly been incredibly hard-won knowledge, informed by me giving shitty apologies and then learning the how and why of their shittiness when someone explained why they still felt hurt. Or me giving a shitty non-apology on purpose because ...

[WorldCon] Quick Summary: WSFS Business Meetings 2 & 3

Again, maximum mea culpa, yesterday was a garbage fire, and for more reasons than you might expect. Liveblog of the preliminary meeting here. Liveblog of business meeting 1 here. Summary of the preliminary and meeting 1 here. Liveblog of business meeting 2 here. Liveblog of business meeting 3 here. The agenda is available here.   ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Business Meeting 3 Liveblog 5

Liveblog of the preliminary meeting here. Liveblog of business meeting 1 here. Summary of the preliminary and meeting 1 here. Liveblog of business meeting 2 here. The agenda is available here.   1003: Due to a lack of coffee service at the Business Meeting, your liveblogger is slightly late from running to the local Centra ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Business Meeting 2 Liveblog 5

Liveblog of the preliminary meeting here. Liveblog of business meeting 1 here. Summary of the meetings so far here. The agenda is available here. (Corina is still liveblogging!) 1011: Good morning all!  The Site Selection results are in, and our 2021 Worldcon will be DisCon III in Washington, DC. Please see DisCon3.org for more details. ...

[WorldCon] Quick Summary: WSFS Preliminary Business Meeting and Business Meeting 1 2

Liveblog of the preliminary meeting here. Liveblog of business meeting 1 here. Preliminary Business Meeting Summary Standing Committess gave their reports and were re-appointed for the following year. If you’re curious about the reports, find them here. Special committees also gave their reports. The subcommittee that was supposed to address fan artist/professional artists did not ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Business Meeting 1 Liveblog 7

The agenda is available here. Alex: Sorry that I didn’t get a summary of the preliminary done for y’all yesterday. My schedule was kind of a garbage fire–thankfully today is a bit calmer. I’m hoping to catch up on things this evening and get you TWO whole summaries. Also, I appreciate your patience on spelling ...

[WorldCon] WSFS Preliminary Business Meeting Liveblog 10

The agenda is available here. 0923: Welcome to the liveblog for the WSFS business meeting! Actual updates will come about ever 5-10 minutes starting around 10-ish local time ; we’ll see when the meeting gets called into order. Things will be a little different this year, because I’m actually sitting at the head table as ...