Detail of an abstract etching called Escape Velocity I
50/50 on new ideas and reviewing work in progress
Your ideas for how to put first things first, please.
bubble diagram showing how small first time users perceive Drupal to be.
Where Drupal does not meet people’s expectations of how things are done:

Drupal 8 = Drupal 7 contrib

Drupal initiative work is spinning up. Research, planning and scoping things. Important, but up till a point. Many of the changes we want to bring to core for Drupal 8 can be done as contributed projects right now.