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When I was hired, I paid attention to how Mullenweg commented on discussions on various P2s. He frequently linked to charts and tables relevant to the discussion. Although he was not using these as a hammer to end arguments, he regularly referred to data as part of his thinking. He wanted a data-influenced culture, not a data-driven one. He didn't make data the center of the conversation but wanted to ensure they were part of it. His balance of respect for both intuition and analysis was one of his most notable qualities.


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