Principle: If you want to go Fast, go alone. If you want to go Far, go together.

Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 by in Collaboration, Hydra, Hydra Principles

This is the second installment in our series on the Hydra Community Principles. According to Al Gore, there’s an old African proverb “If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together.”  This idea caught our attention early in the Hydra collaboration and has become the driving principle for […]

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Principle: One Body, Many Heads

Posted on 02. Apr, 2011 by in Collaboration, Hydra, Hydra Principles

This is the first installment in our series on the Hydra Community Principles. One Body, Many Heads references our project’s namesake, Hydra (greek Ὕδρα), the fearsome water beast with more heads than an ancient greek painter could fit on a vase.  Anyone who’s watched Percy Jackson and the Lighting Thief knows that it’s really hard to […]

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Hydra Community Principles: A Preview

Posted on 25. Mar, 2011 by in Collaboration, Hydra, Hydra Principles

At the most recent meeting of the Hydra Steering Group, we sketched out the first formal presentation of the Hydra Community principles. These represent the core shared values that have been at play all along in the Hydra project. Up until this year, it was sufficient for the small group of Hydra collaborators to maintain […]

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