Mind Meld Log, stardate 220621 (21Jun22)

The Denkiri Centre for Creativity was established on Astraios Prime in the early months of 2422 as a means of outreach to the scientists, philosophers, artists, engineers, and designers who dwell in the Gamma Quadrant. Its philosophy was inspired by the Terran author Gene Roddenberry, who had, in the 20th and 21st Century, envisioned a universe in which sentient life forms would gather to share knowledge, conduct research, and improve the quality of life for all. The Centre hosts brainstorming sessions, organizes an open lecture series, manages artistic exhibits, conducts tours, and works to enhance the immersive environment through building, scripting and developing knowledge of the sector and quadrant.
Meeting Times: Tue 1030 hrs & Fri 2200 hrs Pacific 2x/month
Commanding Officer: Poison Toocool
Executive Officer: Astro Balut

Moderators: Poison Toocool, Astro Balut

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ACTIVITY: 'Mind Meld' brainstorming session
HELD: Stardate 220621, 10:30am 3RG/SLT
LOCATION: Denkiri Cafe, UF Starfleet Astraios.
ATTENDANCE: 6


TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
"Being Virtually Creative"

We discussed how people engage in creativity in virtual worlds, they do things like:
- create / dress avatars
- build & create environments
- roleplay (collective live-action storytelling)
- writing mission briefings, logging activities
- host art gallery showings, interesting talks, Mind Melds

Could we do more? What is missing?
- came up with the idea of a UFS composers event later this year - stream original compositions
- broadened the scope of the current linguistics/archeology logs to include more of the crew

(Boldly Go Trekking 220604 with Rachel Pfefferi)
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"Mild Meld is a meeting of minds, a playful tossing out of ideas, silly and serious... the wilder the better... no idea is criticized. We may find that that wild idea and this crazy thought meld together into something really cool, or we may just have collective coffee and rambunctious fellowship. It's all good." As Gene Roddenberry said: "To be different is not necessarily to be ugly; to have a different idea is not necessarily to be wrong. The worst possible thing is for all of us to begin to look and talk and act and think alike."

Next 'Mind Meld's' will be held:
Tue July 5th @ 10:30am SLT/3RG
Fri July 8th, 1000PM/2200hrs SLT/3RG.

All are welcome to attend.
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