This post is most decidedly not OpenStack related. However, itâ€™s one of those â€œI am a grown up and work on grown up thingsâ€ 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 doesnâ€™t.
Mute buttons and conference calls are a funny thing. I made these a while back, but find theyâ€™re still quite relevant today.
First, mute early, mute often:
Secondly, remember that you are muted when itâ€™s your turn to talk: