Meeting Notes Meetings notes from the Mozilla community


Mozilla Project: 2013-09-16

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

Items in this section will be shared during the live all-hand status meeting.

Friends of the Tree

Corey Ford from the Platform Team, for his Intern Brownbag on Sticky Positioning in CSS. With 79,000 click-throughs to the the video since last Thursday, it is the most-watched video ever on Air Mozilla. (The previous record holder was Jay’s FirefoxOS demo at MWC with 37,000 click-throughs). Don’t let anyone tell you nobody watches Intern Brownbags!

Lawrence Mandel, Larissa Shapiro, and Mike Hoye for being outstanding Track Owners and working incredibly hard this past week to get everything set up for the Summit Supporting Session facilitators.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 17 September

  • MAKER PARTY: London, United Kingdom: Breaking Barriers brings 300 of the UK’s new budding entrepreneurs to network and learn from experts in their field, to take away tools that they can use to grow their business. Or if they are a professional learn the tools to achieve the next level.

Wednesday, 18 September

Thursday, 19 September

  • 10:00 AM Pacific / 17:00 UTC: Grow Mozilla discussion — a forum for discussing community building at Mozilla
  • MAKER PARTY: London, United Kingdom: This two-day Code_in a Day will provide a hands-on process to help understand what code is, how it is used and how you can harness your new understanding of it to excel in business. Participants will learn the roles of different technologies (including html, css and JavaScript, and server-side programming languages and databases). Participants will gain valuable insight into the design and development process.
  • MAKER PARTY: Tampa, FL: CoderDojo – Jan Platt Library is a free program brought to you by mentors who are tech startup founders from the area. These founding members of CoderDojo are gladly devoting their time and energy in the evenings on a workday so that children can understand the world around them a little better, and have a positive influence on society.
  • MAKER PARTY: Tokyo, Japan: MozBus Launch! is the official launch a traveling educational camper van that will function as a science/maker lab, a point for wi-fi access in remote areas, a data-gathering device, and a generally fun vehicle for learning.

Friday, 20 September

Saturday, 21 September

  • MAKER PARTY: Queens, NY: Two-Day Hive NYC Maker Party at World Maker Faire will offer digital and analog activities that are fun and engaging, like stop-motion animation, game design challenges, toy hacking, engineering missions and more! We’ll also be using Mozilla Webmaker tools to remix and create webpages and online videos. Joining us for all this hands-on hacking include educators and mentors from Exposure Camp, Global Kids, Institute of Play, Iridescent Learning, Maker Education Initiative, MOUSE, Mozilla, Museum of the Moving Image, The New York City Writing Project, and others.
  • MAKER PARTY: Toronto, ON, Canada: Two-Day Hive Toronto Maker Faire at Toronto Mini Maker Faire will give participants to get tactile with AMAZING homemade technology at Toronto Mini Maker Faire! For two days, innovators, artists and hackers from all over the GTA are leaving their garages to participate in Toronto’s greatest show and tell!
  • MAKER PARTY: Pune, India: Design Like Wright: MozFair Pune will include – Sessions about Mozilla and Hive India – Hands-on with Webmaker tools – Open Source quiz – Formation of a Firefox Student Ambassadors club. – and lots of fun activities. The event aims at spreading awareness about the open web and webmaking with fun activities.
  • MAKER PARTY: Chicago, IL: Design Like Wright: LEGO® Architects will Inspire your budding architects’ creativity at the Robie House as they use LEGOs to create a 3D model of their own floor plan design. A youth educator will facilitate the workshop, guiding participants on window and door placement as well as design concepts such as scale and proportion. Participants take home their floor plan design and receive a photo of their LEGO 3D model. 2 hours.
  • MAKER PARTY: Brighton, United Kingdom: Think Big Celebration Event event is a great opportunity to come along and celebrate all the amazing work that you have been doing so far and a chance for you to think even bigger.

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: toronto

  • Release week!
    • m-c bustage interfering with Aurora migration, but not to worry.
  • App manager locked and loaded for FF26

Firefox Mobile

  • Firefox for Android work week in Toronto
    • Brainstorming new roadmap features
    • Strategy and vision planning
    • Hacking on cool stuff


Speaker Location: OpenMatt in Toronto

Mozilla Reps

  • ReMo Camp 2013Photos here
  • Rep of the Month – Jaipradeesh Janarthanan
  • Upcoming Council Elections
  • Join Pierros & William for the brownbag to get familiar with Reps program – Monday 16th of September 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on or in person in the SFO-Commons space (1st floor)

Firefox OS

  • Branch/migration in progress for b2g v1.2!

Grow Mozilla

Speaker Location: San Francisco

Help us build a history of Mozilla told by Mozillians. Please share your memories about this Mozilla milestone:


Presenter Title Topic Location Share? Media More Details
Who Are You? What Do You Do? What are you going to talk about? Where are you presenting from? (Moz Space, your house, space) Will you be sharing your screen? (yes/no, other info) Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information
Kate Naszradi, William Reynolds, Dino Anderson (SF), Larissa Shapiro and Amie Tyrrel (MTV), Lawrence and Mike Hoye (Toronto) Summit stuff Weekly Summit updates San Francisco no Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Summit Agenda

Summit Experiences

Firefox OS Demo Booth Signup Form

Zandr Milewski Airship Pilot Campus Party Blimp Reel San Francisco Video played from SF Blimp Reel Blimp Reel


Do you have a question about a Mozilla Project or initiative? Let us know by Friday- we’ll do our best to get you an answer.

Please note that we may not always be able to get to every item on this list, but we will try!

Name Area of question Question
Jay Sullvan Organizing for focus, clarity and results Update


Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians!

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Maris Fogels Luke Crouch Canada Remote Canada Remote MDN Project Manager
Mina Almasry Kartikaya Gupta Toronto Toronto Mobile Platform Engineer
Dan Glastonbury Vlad Vukicevic Toronto Brisbane Mobile Graphics Hacking
Alex Crichton Azita Rashed Mountain View San Francisco Research Engineer
Gabor Krizsanits Dave Townsend Germany Remote Germany Remote Platform Engineer
Chris Riley Alex Fowler Remote San Francisco Internet Policy
Chris Tacy Susan Chen San Francisco San Francisco Strategic Business Development
Scott Devaney Rick Fant Mountain View San Francisco Campaign and Editorial Manager
Adam Rogers Chris Lee Mountain View Canada Remote Firefox OS Product Management


Notes and non-voice status updates that aren’t part of the live meeting go here.

  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/International: +1 650 903 0800 x92 Conf# 8600
    • US toll free: +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • Canada: +1 416 848 3114 x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

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