Shape the future of journalism online
Shape the future of journalism online with the Knight-Mozilla News Initiative. Learn more online or meet up with us in person. If you are in the UK, there are two Innovation Jams coming up at the University of Dundee on May 27 and in London on May 28 co-hosted by The Guardian.
DemoParty in your town?
DemoParty is our new initiative to foster artful exploration of web technologies. Starting June 1st you will be able to submit your demos to our online competition and win unique prizes. If you would like to get involved and think you can rally some good folks (HTML5 coders, Artists, DemoSceners) in your town, learn more and get in touch.
Contributor Engagement Update
The contributor engagement team is experimenting with a status report that can be shared out each week. Check out last week’s report presented in HTML slides. For more on what we’re up to, please join us at our brown bag on Wednesday, May 18th at 12:00 p.m. PDT. More details here.
Take part in a Test Day
Help us make our software and websites even better by joining us for one of three upcoming test days. This is a great opportunity to meet other people in the community who are interested in testing, to learn more about our tools and processes, and to find some bugs. Take a look at our upcoming events information below for more details. You can make a difference – Anthony Hughes reports that 80 bugs were triaged in last week’s Firefox Aurora Bug Day.
Mozilla in Indonesia
David Anderson and Josh Aas share their perspectives of the recent Firefox 4 launch events in Indonesia, where the id-Mozilla community leader Viking Karwur organized 8 launch events across the nation. David writes about being mistaken as Justin Bieber and Josh writes about his experience with the community and the culture.
The weekly SUMO update
Michael Verdi once again provides us with a video recap of happenings in SUMO land. He touches on Knowledge Base article tracking, new live chat and an Android device compatibility survey.
* May, the world, Firefox Launch Parties
* May 18, online SeaMonkey Test Day
* May 20, online, Firefox Mobile Test Day
* May 21 – 31, Huajuapan de León, Mexico, Kids on Computers Summit
* May 24, online Selenium Test Day for Addons.Mozilla.org
* June 6 – 8, online and Cincinnati, Ohio, Mozilla Developer Network doc sprint
* See more on the Mozilla Community Calendar
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17 May 2011