This post is most decidedly not OpenStack related. However, it’s one of those “I am a grown up and work on grown up things” sorts of posts. When you are on a call with multiple other folks, there is a style and flow to the conversation, and while the phone allows for two way communication, human conversation generally doesn’t.
Mute buttons and conference calls are a funny thing. I made these a while back, but find they’re still quite relevant today.
First, mute early, mute often:
Secondly, remember that you are muted when it’s your turn to talk: