Updated: Jan 18, 2022
The Curiosity Vine Mission, Objectives, and Supporting Agreements
First, thank you for your interest in contributing to The Curiosity Vine ("TCV")!
Our contributors are critical to the success of TCV. This document's purpose is to provide helpful context for our contributors.
Our TCV mission is to encourage the realization and growth of our natural curiosity. We pursue our mission with the following overarching objectives:
Excellent thinking and exposition
TCV is an Idea Incubator. In terms of testing ideas, TCV is generally "early stage" in the idea generation process, upstream from firms or individuals that may wish to utilize the ideas. Please see the following framework. TCV generally occupies the "Solution Generation" segment. TCV's idea incubator specific objectives are:
Promote early-stage ideas,
Enable idea collaboration, and
Test idea purchase.
To meet our objectives, we ask contributors to respect these guidelines:
The contributor agrees contribution subject matter will be complementary to existing TCV content subject matter.
The contributor agrees TCV contributions will be approved by the TCV curator.
The contributor agrees we all "Stand On The Shoulders Of Giants." As such, any non-original contributions and related facts will be properly attributed.
The contributor agrees to abide by TCV's style guide.
The contributor agrees content creation is not political.
The contributor agrees to avoid content creation that in any way promotes "Any-ism." (Any = Racism, Misogynism, Sexism, Ageism, or, .... etc.)
The contributor agrees to respond promptly to any public inquiries related to their TCV content.
The contributor agrees that all TCV content may be promoted in various public mediums at the direction of the TCV curator.
The contributor agrees TCV content may be promoted on contributor-directed media channels and as approved by the TCV curator.