Meeting Notes Meetings notes from the Mozilla community

18-May-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-05-18

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 Mozilla

  • Huge thanks to Ram Dayal for organizing the first-ever regional Marketplace Day event in Hyderabad, India this weekend. 25 attendees stayed up all night fixing bugs, figuring out how to make it easier to contribute code, and bonding. Read more and see photos!
  • Thanks to Cate and Chiu-Ki who publish Technically Speaking and the Twitter account @callbackwomen – a weekly email and a twitter stream listing CFPs for technical events and conferences that welcome women and other under-represented speakers, and write about the issues tech speakers deal with…
  • Arturo Martinez, Emma Irwin and Gauthamraj Elango who are leaving their 1 year term at the Mozilla Reps Council. Thank you SO much for your awesome work at the Council, you have been an inspiration for all Reps.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 18 May

  • Weekly Bug Triage Day
  • DORS/CLUC, Zagreb, Croatia, 18th-20th.
    • DORS/CLUC is one of the biggest free and open source conferences in Croatia. Conference gathers international and local IT experts in order to exchange experiences and ideas.
    • We will have one keynote by Brian King, a workshop, 2 talks, and a booth run by the community.

Wednesday, 20 May

  • Weekly Bug Verification Day
  • MedellinJS, Medellin, Colombia.
    • We are going to talk about Webcomponent and how they are going to change the web is moving. A lot of people has some interest to work on Webcomponents and it’s the moment to talk about X-tag, the incredible implementation by Mozilla of Webcomponents.
    • More info in Reps event page.

Thursday, 21 May

  • Introducing the May Brantina (Breakfast + Cantina, 9am PST / 4pm UTC / 6pm CEST), a format we’re testing to join time zones over breakfast, lunch or happy hour and learn from guest speakers. This month Kate Heddleston, a software engineer in the Bay Area, will share how insufficient onboarding leads to ‘team debt,’ an analogy she makes to technical debt, where poor system design slows down the system. Kate will also provide some guidance on some fairly immediate things individual teams can do to reduce the debt.

Saturday, 23 May

  • Mozilla Balkans Community Meetup, Bucharest, Romania. 23rd-24th.
    • The Balkans Inter-Community meet-up 2015 will take place in Bucharest, Romania, on May 22-24th. Lead contributors from Balkan communities will be invited to participate in a 2-day event with sessions and workshops. The aim of the meetup is to enable Mozilla communities in the Balkans to share and learn from each other’s experience working on the Mozilla Project, improve collaboration in the future, and work on specific tasks.
  • Rust 1.0 Release Party: Bangalore, Bangalore, India.
    • Mozilla’s Rust programming language’s first stable release is this month & it’s being celebrated globally. In India, we’re starting to have traction around this beautiful system programming language & would want to spread the word.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: vidyo (bsmedberg)

Mozilla Learning Networks

Amira Dhalla, Brooklyn: Introducing Maker Party 2015 and Mozilla Clubs. Blog post: http://mzl.la/1PtKQ2b

Also, this week’s Teach The Web podcast: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cdddvap0ev2o6771so2mnhtctj8

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per topic. It’s like a lightning talk, but don’t feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week.

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
Diane Tate Program Manager Announcing the first-ever MDN Fellows! Mozilla San Francisco no n/a https://blog.mozilla.org/community/2015/05/14/mdnfellowsannouncement/
Andrea Wood dir. of digital advocacy + fundraising Update on US surveillance reform campaign remote – Oakland, CA, USA yes Link to slides in PDF This week is critical, please use+share https://call.mozilla.org/

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be contributing from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new hire Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?
Jason Crain Sylvie Veilleux Mountain View Mountain View IT Service Operations Excellence

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Nihanth Subramanya Drew Willcoxon Mountain View Mountain View Firefox Desktop
Alexis Beingessner Aaron Turon Mountain View San Francisco Research
Gabriel Luong Nick Fitzgerald Mountain View San Francisco Dev tools
Bernardo Rittmeyer Matthew Noorenberghe Mountain View Mountain View Firefox Desktop
Francesco Polizzi Christopher More Mountain View Mountain View Growth Hacker
Julian Hector Guillaume Destuynder Mountain View San Francisco Firefox OS (Security)
Edouard Oger Chris Karlof Mountain View San Francisco Firefox Accounts
Peter Elmers Erik Rose Mountain View Mountain View DXR Eng.
Miles Crabill Wes Dawson Mountain View Mountain View Cloud Services
Spenser Bauman Shuyu Guo Mountain View San Francisco Research
Kyle Zentner Daniel Holbert Mountain View San Francisco Platform: Layout
Karim Benhmida Chenxia Liu Mountain View San Francisco Firefox Mobile

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 751862 You are no longer able to request a review from someone who hasn’t logged in to Bugzilla within the last 60 days

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

11-May-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-05-11

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 Mozilla

  • Julien G (a.k.a Sphinx) is MDN Contributor of the Month for April 2015! He did the “lion’s share” of translating the JavaScript section of MDN into French.
  • Our newest Friend of AMO is Zitronella! She is an active member of the German community who also helps keep Firefox safe. Read more about her contributions: https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2015/05/06/friend-of-amo-zitronella/
  • Thanks to Michael Balazs for stepping up to lead the featured add-ons board. Michael has been a community board member for a few years, and will now help guide and coordinate the group.
  • Thanks to everyone who wrote posts for the Mozilla Hacks blog in April: Dietrich Ayala, Kumar MacMillan, Chris Mills, Jason Orendorff, Potch, J Ryan Stinnett, Piotr Zalewa, and volunteer contributors Scott Anecito and the Portland State University Capstone Project team (under the mentorship of Dietrich) and Andrzej Mazur (MozRep, tech evangelist & HTML5 game dev)!

Upcoming Events

Monday, 11 May

Wednesday, 13 May

Thursday, 14 May

  • JSConf Budapest, 14th – 15th, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Talk on WebAudio presented by Soledad Penadés and several mozillian attendees.

Friday, 15 May

  • Rust 1.0 Celebration May 15th at London Mozilla offices
    • Hosted by Andreas Tolfsen to celebrate Rust w informal talks
  • Webdev Beer and Tell at 2PM Pacific in the Webdev Vidyo room (and streaming on AirMo)
    • Open to the public!
    • Monthly get-together where webdevs across the community show off their side projects.

Saturday, 16 May

  • Mozilla Reps Africa Meetup, 16th – 17th, Nairobi, Kenya.
    • Mozilla Reps Africa Meetup will be the first meetup among African Reps to discuss on the progress made by independent communities over the past years and the challenges faced by each community
    • More info on the Reps event page.
  • RSJS 2015, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
    • Forth edition of one of the biggest JavaScript events in the region. This event serves to discover new talent.
  • Advancing the Careers of Tech Women: Seattle May 16th, Seattle, WA
    • One-day engagement event for women to build skills, grow their community, and accelerate their career path. The conference includes main speaking sessions, parallel hands-on workshops, and breakout sessions for one-on-one coaching sessions.
    • Mozillian Sandra Persing as co-organizer

Sunday, 17 May

  • Write the Docs May 17-19th in Portland, OR
    • Join over 300 people for a three-day event to explore the art and science of documentation
    • Mozillians Janet Swisher speaking on Entry points and guide posts: Helping new contributors find their way

Next Week

  • DORS-CLUC, 18th-20th, Zagreb, Croatia.
    • DORS/CLUC is one of the biggest free and open source conferences in Croatia. Conference gathers international and local IT experts in order to exchange experiences and ideas.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Mountain View (dcamp)

  • Help us test Developer Edition 40!

Webmaker

Andrew Sliwinski (PDX)

http://mzl.la/changelog

Speakers

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
Brian Anderson Research Engineer, Rust Rust 1.0 MTV No https://brson.github.io/rust1.html https://brson.github.io/rust1.html
Dia Bondi & Greg Jost Brand Strategy Shape of the Web SF Yes https://www.shapeoftheweb.org

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be contributing from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Jascha Kaykas-Wolff Mitchell Baker Mountain View San Francisco Engagement, Chief Marketing Officer
Ryan Childs Linda Ypulong San Francisco San Francisco Mozilla Operations Center Engineer
Ritu Kothari Lawrence Mandel Toronto (remote) Mountain View Firefox Release Management

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1151745 Added ability to search when changing a bug’s product
  • bug 1151745 Changing a bug’s product no longer requires an intermediate confirmation page

(Both of these features are only available if you use the new Bugzilla UI).

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

4-May-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-05-04

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 Mozilla

Upcoming Events

Monday, 04 May

Tuesday, 05 May

  • MEF Brazil: Mozilla at TelaViva Movel
    • May 5-6, Sao Paulo Brazil
    • MEF panel: “Trailblazing in Latin America: business opportunities in mobile content” HTML5 development workshop (Andre)
      • Mozillians in attendance: Bertrand Neveux, Niran Amir, Marcia Zikan. Community meet up- Andre Garzia, Adriano Cupello, Rodrigo Padula and Renato Lima
  • Bi Monthly Contributr Meeting will be #contributors on irc.mozilla.org from 7pm to 8pm UK time 11:00am to 12 Noon PT
  • Mozilla Balkans Meeting – 6 PM CET/ 7 PM EEST

Wednesday, 06 May

  • Front-Trends 2015 May 6-8, in Warsaw, Poland
    • Front-Trends is a 3-day conference for web and mobile developers to discover the latest trends, technologies, and ideas in front-end development
    • Mozillians Andrzej Mazur, Zibi Braniecki, Stas Malolepszr, Piotr Zalewa will be at the booth to dmo FirefoxOS!
  • ScotlandJS Web Audio Hackday May 6th in Edinburgh, Scotland
    • The Web Audio Hackday is, if you will, a specialisation of the Music Hackdays with a focus on the Web Audio technologies. It’s a day long hackday with presentations at the end of accomplished hacks
    • Mozillian Paul Adenot attending, and Mozilla sponsored MIDI controller will be the hack winner prize

Thursday, 07 May

  • OPEN WEST, Utah May 7th to 9th in Orem, UT
    • Open West is the largest regional tech conference devoted to all things OPEN: Hardware, Standards, Source and Data
    • Mozillian Dan Callahan will give a talk on “Firefox OS App Development: It’s just the Web… or is it?” which is going to cover tooling, WebAPIs, API permissions, and distribution models
  • Login Conference, Vilnius Lithuania
    • LOGIN is the largest gathering of internet and tech community in the Baltic States. In 2015 we are expecting more than 100 speakers and 4 000 participants from Lithuania and all over the world.
    • More info in the Reps event page.
  • Linuxwochen Wien, Wien, Austria. – May 7th to 9th
    • The local Mozilla community has a booth and 2 talks at this FLOSS conference in Vienna. The booth includes a Firefox OS TV courtesy of Panasonic!
    • More info: official website. Hashtag: #lww15
  • SuMo Day for all contributors to help out on SuMo for the day

Friday, 08 May

  • Mozilla India Task Force Meetup, Bangalore, India. May 8th, to 10th.
    • Mozilla India Annual Task Force Meetup. A focused group of Mozillians who were actively part of 2014 task forces will meet for 3 days to reflect on 2014, discuss what worked, what didn’t work, what to improve, brainstorm on organizational pathways for regional community & create roadmap for 2015.
  • Ecuador Community Meetup, Guayaquil, Ecuador. May 8th to 10th.
    • Ecuador’s community meetup will help this community organize the structure, and define the goals for this year. 15~20 memebrs of the community will meet at Guayaquil on two days.
    • More info in the Reps event page.

Saturday, 09 May

  • OSCAL May 9th-10th in Tirana, Albania
    • OSCAL (Open Source Conference Albania) is the first international annual conference in Albania organised to promote software freedom, open source software, free culture and open knowledge. This will be their second event.
    • 20+ Mozillian reps attending, and Panos speaking on Firefox Dev Edition

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: SF (Eric Petitt — Marketing Update)

Mozilla IT

mjeffries, Mountain View

MySQL Operations Changes

We are currently handing off MySQL operations except for Bugzilla and Reviewboard to a 3rd party contractor to free up the Data Team for bigger projects. If you have access to MySQL, that will not change. However, the people who debug problems will change. If you have any concerns or questions, please e-mail data@mozilla.com or contact the data team manager, Sheeri Cabral.

A/V Room Refresh

As part of our overall 2015 A/V Refresh Initiative, AVOps is updating our video conference room systems in SFO & PDX to meet our current standards for improved reliability, overall user experience and perform a technology refresh with equipment that is past its useful life. Check the wiki for a full list of rooms that will get new digs!

> SFO rooms to be updated: Java, Latte, Carol Channing, The Warfield, Noise Pop, Bay Bridge, Golden Gate, Macchiato, Espresso, Americano, Cappuccino, Ansel Adams, The Board Room, Justice League, Independent.

> PDX rooms to be updated: Hair of the Dog, Widmer, Blitz-Weinhard, Deschutes, Terminal, Hub

IT Vending Machine Update

The Mozilla IT peripheral vending machine has arrived in the MTV office. If you work in MTV ( or just visiting) and need a power cord, mouse, headset, etc. you can find the vending machine by the Service Desk. The machine is integrated with our badging system so all you have to do is swipe your badge and choose your item.

If you only need an item a short time please return it to the Service Desk so we can redeploy. Also, if you don’t find what you need in the vending machine please ask on of our Service Desk team.

IT Peripheral Vending machines are coming to the SF and Toronto offices in Q2.

Speakers

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
Jill Alvarez University Program Manager 2015 Summer Interns! MV No https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9p67dTNNUs
Andrea Wood dir. of digital advocacy+fundraising Update on U.S. surveillance bill campaign remote (Oakland, CA) No Check out the Policy Blog and the petition
Jessica Osorio Community Marketing Manager Introducing Firefox Friends San Francisco No slides video Sign up today at friends.mozilla.org

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be contributing from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Nick Nguyen Chris Beard Mountain View Mountain View VP, Product Strategy
Steph Leroux Mark Finkle US Remote (PA) Toronto Software Engineer, Mobile Firefox

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Birunthan Mohanathas William Chen Mountain View San Francisco Platform: DOM
Anhad Jai Singh Hal Wine Mountain View San Francisco Release Engineering
Franziskus Kiefer Christoph Kerschbaumer Mountain View San Francisco Security Engineering
Michael Layzell Ehsan Akhgari Toronto Toronto Platform: DOM
Kyle Fung Jeff Muizelaar Toronto Toronto Platform: Graphics
Andrew Comminos Jeff Muizelaar Toronto Toronto Platform: Graphics
Anthony Zhang Vladan Djeric Toronto Toronto Desktop: Performance

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

27-April-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-04-27

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

Every Monday @ 11:00am Pacific Time (19:00 UTC)

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

April Morone for adding her app to the marketplace store

Daniele Scasciafratte for stepping up and helping on the Contributor Social Media team – hes stepped up as the newest admin for the Mozilla Contributors group

Western Oregon University students for diving in to the project and working on bugs across the project during the last term.

Portland State University students for their Capstone project on Network Activity and Battery Drain in Mobile Web Apps and for sharing their findings on the Hacks blog. Thanks to Tim Huynh, Casey English, Nathan Kerr, Scott Anecito, Brianna Buckner, Ryan Niebur, Sean Mahan, Bin Gao and their Mozilla mentor, Dietrich Ayala.

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 27 April

  • Weekly Bug Triage Day
  • EmpireJSCONF 2015 Held in NYC April 26/27th
    • Two day conference for the Javascript community.
    • Soledad Penadés speaking on: Web components and experimental mobile UI audio+p2p wifi+whatnot (next level js)

Tuesday, 28 April

  • The Well Tempered API 1pm PDT – brownbag in MTV Commons and Air Mozilla. Discover the links between API abstractions and centuries old music. (Probably the only coding talk you’ll ever see with live music examples on the electric bassoon.)

Wednesday, 29 April

Next Week

- There will be a contributors meeting on Tuesday moderator live for it please ask questions
https://moderator.mozilla.org/e/may-contributor-meeting

- Interns start arriving in the San Francisco and Toronto offices!

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Dave Camp/Mountain View

Mihai

Content Services

Speaker Location: Kevin Ghim | NYC

Webmaker

Andrew Sliwinski (Portland)

http://mzl.la/changelog

  • Webmaker for Android
  • Chicago Field Research
    • User testing
    • Ethnographic study

Speakers

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
Dan Sinker OpenNews OpenNews Updates: SRCCON & the Coral Project Chicago, IL no no slides Coral Project and OpenNews
Andy McKay Canada Bill C-51 Bill C-51 Vancouver no no Visit Stop C-51 to contact your MP and see Mozilla position
Toby Elliott Geolocation service Mountain View no no

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?
David Weir (contributor) B2G devices. As being a long time contributor for Mozilla is their any flame devices going I can test and let users in the UK know how great b2g is?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be contributing from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Ben Niolet Michaela Smiley Alexandria, VA Durham, NC Community Marketing (Email Marketing Manager)
Liz Hull Michaela Smiley Alexandria, VA Norfolk, VA Community Marketing (Social Media Manager)
Chelsea Novak Mary Colvig San Francisco Toronto (home office today) Community Marketing
Andrew Losowsky Dan Sinker Chicago, IL New York City Coral Project, project lead
Andre Natal Dylan Oliver Mountain View Brazil Remote Firefox OS Developer

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 579089 The default Hardware and Operating-System fields now default to “Unspecified/Unspecified” instead of the reporter’s platform
    • This can be overwritten per-product, file a bug if you own a product and want this changed
  • bug 1151830 GitHub Auth is now enabled, allowing non-powerful accounts to sign in using their github credentials.

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

20-April-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-04-20

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 Mozilla

  • Thanks to Dino Anderson for leading Mozilla’s Inclusion and Diversity initiative.

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 20 April

  • / O’Reilly FLUENT Conference: The Web Platform
    • April 20th-22nd in San Francisco
    • Mozillians attending are Andreas Gal: Keynote Speaker, Dan Callahan + Mike Taylor: Tutorial, Potch: Tech Demo
    • Fluent spotlights the emerging methods, tools, and technologies of the Web Platform. Developers, software engineers, UX/UI designers, and other web professionals come to Fluent to share their experiences and expertise—and to learn what they need to know to stay competitive
  • Weekly Bug Triage Day

Tuesday, 21 April

  • MEF Nigeria: Mozilla at Mobile West Africa
    • April 21st to 23rd in Lagos, Nigeria
    • Mozillians in attendance Nisha Malhan and Tayo Fagbohun
    • MEF Nigeria is part of Mobile West Africa for 2015. It will be the 16th event in the Mobile Web Africa series of conferences across Sub-Saharan Africa and All Amber’s 20th conference since the company’s inception in 2009

Wednesday, 22 April

All Day

10:00 PT

17:30 PT

Homebrew Website Club Meetup (every other Wednesday)

Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

  • San Francisco (@MozSF), Portland (@ESRIPDX), and New York City (first HWC! at WeWork Charging Bull).
  • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb meetup & hack night

    Create or update your personal web site — wherever you host it, shared, VPS, or at home; static, dynamic, WordPress, or other software.

    Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

    Any questions? See the wiki page for details
    or join IRC: http://indiewebcamp.com/irc/today?beta#bottom

Thursday, 23 April

  • Philly Tech Week: Dev Day Talks
    • April 23rd in Philadelphia, PA
    • Mozillian attending Andrew Sutherland, Speaking on The Firefox OS email app: devious stratagems for offline HTML apps on limited-resource devices
    • An afternoon of high-level dev talks focused around problem solving and innovative solutions. You’ll hear from over 15 dev experts talking about real world scenarios and the tools they’re using
  • Brand Town Hall – Part Two, 9-10am PST
    • The Brand team will an update on strategies we’re working on that help make Mozilla more understandable and accessible to the general public.

Friday, 24 April

  • JSConf UY (Montevideo, Uruguay)
    • Javascript conference in Uruguay covering different topics related to it (web development, node, etc)
    • We will have a few mozillians and reps attending the event.
    • More info on Reps Event page

Saturday, 25 April

  • Linux Fest Northwest
    • April 25th-26th in Bellinghan, WA
    • Mozillian attending Benjamin Kerensa
    • LinuxFest Northwest is the longest running, largest open source conference in the Pacific Northwest
  • FLISOL (several cities across LATAM)
    • Latin America Festival of Free Software Installation where all the local Communities participate showing everything about Free Source and Free Software. We will have presence in Panama, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Uruguay, Argentina, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay.
    • More info in our Reps Events page

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Content Services

Speaker Location: New York (Darren Herman)

Overview of our Suggested Tiles landing next week in Ffx beta.

Speakers

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

Roundtable

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!

Who are you Area of Question Question
What is your Name? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteers Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteers location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Rob Thijssen Q Fortier Portland Remote (UK) Senior DevOps Engineer
Alex Shapiro Erica Jostedt San Francisco San Francisco Firefox Public Relations Manager
Sandra Persing Shezmeen Prasad Mountain View US Remote (WA) Senior Events Program Manager
Kelly Davis Gregor Wagner San Francisco Berlin Office Senior Front-End Developer

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Platform

  • ServiceWorkers are now enabled by default in Nightly on desktop and android.
    • This will ride the trains to Aurora 40, but not to release builds yet.
    • FirefoxOS cannot be enabled until bug 1125961 is complete.

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1152818 Changing an assignee to nobody@mozilla.org now automatically resets the status from ASSIGNED to NEW

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

13-April-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-04-13

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 Mozilla

  • A huge THANK YOU from the German-speaking community to Clarissa Sorenson for taking perfect care of streaming and recording our bi-weekly status meeting on Air Mozilla every time!
  • Congratulations to Juan Pájaro Velásquez on being named our newest “Friend of Marketplace” for his consistently outstanding contributions as a member of the App Curation Board. For more details about Juan’s work, check this.
  • Huge thanks to Hanna DeLuna, for 3+ years of contributions and leadership for Mozilla Hispano localization projects. Be well!

Upcoming Events

Monday, 13 April

  • Firefox OS Workshop Series in Manila
    • This Firefox OS Workshop Series is a 3-week hands-on course to be held at MozSpaceMNL. At the end of the course, participants will have a better understanding of how to create webapps for Firefox OS using open web technologies.
    • More Info on the Reps Events page

Wednesday, 15 April

Saturday, 18 April

  • Bulgaria Web Summit (Sophia)
    • An event for any “modern web person”. With workshops and talks related to PHP, Javascript, CSS, IoT, Privacy, startups, etc.
    • More info on the Reps page

Sunday, 19 April

  • Dutch Community Meetup (Amsterdam)
    • The dutch community meeting to talk about the community, learn from each other and meet new people in the mozcafee
    • More info on the Reps page.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Laura Thomson, remote from Maryland

  • Mark is traveling
  • Our MLS (geolocation) has hit a hockey stick in terms of data on wifi access points. If you don’t have MozStumbler installed, consider helping us build our open location service! More info https://location.services.mozilla.com/
    • May 1, 2014: 25M
    • January 1: 50M
    • March 1: 100M
    • April 1: 150M (Not an April Fool’s Day joke!)
  • Please foxfood Reading List/Reader View (more from Stuart on how, in a minute)

Mozilla Advocacy

Melissa Romaine, San Francisco. Introducing the new Mozilla Advocacy community platform on Discourse.

Mozilla Learning Networks

Non-verbal reminder: Maker Party 2015 scheduled for July 15 -July 31

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per topic. It’s like a lightning talk, but don’t feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week.

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
Stuart Philp Stuart is Firefox Service Test Engineering Manager Please help test/dogfood Firefox Reading List and Reader View in Nightly Stuart is Home/Remote No One and Done feedback: readinglist-feedback@mozilla.com
Chris Riley and Andrea Wood Chris is Head of Public Policy; Andrea is Director of Digital Advocacy & Fundraising New campaign about Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act Chris in SF MozSpace; Andrea remote No *look for the petition Tuesday*

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteers Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteers location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Diane Tate Mardi Douglass Moz Mountain View San Francisco Internal Programs and Communications
Fabio Rios Winston Bowden San Francisco San Francisco Firefox product marketing
Alexander Klepel Barbara Hueppe Berlin Berlin European PR Coordinator
Sandra Persing Shezmeen Prasad Mountain View US Remote (WA) Senior Events Program Manager

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Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

30-March-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-03-30

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.

Pre-roll announcement: There is an experimental HLS feed of this meeting at: https://air.mozilla.org/hls-test/ This meeting is also streaming live on the Air Mozilla Roku Channel. Richard would appreciate lots of viewers on the HLS stream this morning as a final test before it becomes the production stream.

Friends of Mozilla

Upcoming Events

Monday, 30 March

Tuesday, 31 March

Wednesday, 01 April

  • SF and MV people: Shaping Your Speech: Media Reform, Past and Present (featuring FCC Commissioner)
    • April 1, 2015 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, Stanford University
    • From the First Amendment to Net Neutrality. How Media Regulation Affects What We Say
    • Does the FCC’s recent ruling on net neutrality promise more equal media access? Or will it lead to years of divisive litigation? FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn will discuss implications of the new rules and the role of media regulation in creating a free press; Victor Pickard of the University of Pennsylvania will look at how media regulation choices in the 1940s affect us today; Stanford’s Morgan Weiland will explain what the proposed federal shield law means for journalists.
    • For more information visit: http://events.stanford.edu/events/505/50559/
    • http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/events/shaping-your-speech-media-reform-past-and-present

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: mfinkle (TO)

  • Reading List syncing between Desktop and Android landed in Nightly
    • Most of the code has been uplifted to Fx38
    • Both platforms will be ‘live’ by Fx38 Beta 2
  • Firefox on iOS
    • Thumbnails in Top Sites
    • Sharing from Other Apps
    • Move favicon usage in UI
    • Coming: iPad layouts
    • Coming: Saving session
    • Coming: Frecency in Top Sites and Searches
    • In Progress: Fx Sync
    • In Progress: Reading List Sync

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Candice Serran (SF)

Mozilla Science Lab

Bill Mills, Vancouver: Science Lab’s first-ever AMA. Link: http://mzl.la/1G1vuwo

Speakers

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
Johnny Stenback Gecko Adobe Flash update. MV no

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteers Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteers location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

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Introducing New Interns

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Rebecca Davies Mark Surman Toronto Toronto Head of Fundraising team
Allison Banks David Slater Toronto Toronto Head of the People team
Tristan Thomas Mike Poessy San Francisco San Francisco EUS Team Member
Alice Lee Fenna Tseng (Recording) Taipei Office HR Specialist

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

24-March-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-03-23

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • Did you know that we shipped 2 Firefox chemspills in 2 days! Quite the feat. Thank you to everyone involved: Rail Aliiev, Nick Thomas, Ben Hearsum, Hal Wine, Chris Atlee, Sylvestre Ledru, Anthony Hughes, Kamil Jozwiak, Kevin Brosnan, Matt Wobensmith, Robert Kaiser, Boris Zbarsky, David Baron, Kyle Huey, Olli Pettay, Daniel Holbert, Al Billings, Daniel Veditz, Ioana Chiorean, Florin Mezei and the rest of the SoftVision team, Steve Fink, Luke Wagner, Ryan VanderMeulen, Justin O’Kelly, Lawrence Mandel
  • Hossain Al Ikram for hosting the QA Marathon in Dhaka this past weekend, Rebecca Billings for taking time late in the evening on Thursday to give a live tutorial on QA’s One & Done tool, and to the 50+ people of Bangladesh who came out to learn how to get involved.
  • Big shout-out to awesome Myanmar community members Tin Aung Lin and La Min Ko for going above and beyond to identify great local content for Firefox Marketplace in the upcoming Myanmar launch.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 23 March

  • How Advertising Works: Programmatic is scheduled for Monday March 23rd at 4pm ET.
    • Darren Herman and Jason Schmidt will be giving a 40-minute presentation on the programmatic ad space, how it works, what it does and how it impacts users.
    • This session will be recorded for those who can’t make that time.
    • Find out more here: https://air.mozilla.org/how-advertising-works-programmatic/

Tuesday, 24 March

  • MobileTech Conference 2015 Munich, Germany from the 24th til 25th.
    • Philipp Sackl attending
    • The MobileTech Conference is one of the most important events for the mobile sector of the German-speaking market. Its concept spans various platforms and high quality technical expertise about iOS, Android, Mobile Web and many other mobile platforms.

Wednesday, 25 March

Homebrew Website Club Meetup Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

  • San Francisco (@MozSF first floor common area)
  • 17:30-18:30 PDT Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 PDT IndieWeb meetup & hack night

    Create or update your personal web site — wherever you host it, shared, VPS, or at home; static, dynamic, WordPress, or other software.

    Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

    Any questions? See the wiki page for details
    or join IRC: http://indiewebcamp.com/irc/today?beta#bottom

Saturday, 28 March

We are running a windows 64 bit for Nightly testday this saturday from 9am to 3pm pt
Windows 64 bit Nightly Testday

Next Week

Wednesday, April 1 is what? It’s the deadline to apply for the MDN Fellowship! As shared in the March 9 Project Meeting, the MDN Fellowship is a way for devs to build new skills in teaching and curriculum development while also contributing to key Mozilla projects. Please encourage any advanced web devs you know or in your networks to apply. In fact, here’s a Tweet for RTing.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: (remote: mfinkle)

  • Reading List/View update for Desktop and Mobile
  • Sending tabs to other devices on Mobile
  • Tab Queues on Android
  • Progress on iOS

Webmaker

Andrew Sliwinski, Portland

http://mzl.la/changelog

  • India Field Research Report
  • Webmaker UX evolution

Speakers

The limit is **3 minutes per topic**. It’s like a lightning talk, but don’t feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week.

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
Gregg Lind User Advocacy Heartbeat, User Voice in Firefox (my house) Yes, keynote https://people.mozilla.com/~glind/all/heartbeat-monday-meeting-march-2015.pdf https://wiki.mozilla.org/Advocacy/heartbeat
Bill Walker Partner Engineering GitHub uses PDF.js MV No https://github.com/blog/1974-pdf-viewing https://github.com/mozilla/pdf.js
Michelle Marovich Head of Recruiting How to open a req with recruiting MV no https://mana.mozilla.org/wiki/display/globalstaffing/2015+Requisition+Opening+Process https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Recruiting

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteers Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteers location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Aaron Lassila Darren Herman New York San Francisco Content Services
Max Anisimov Chris More San Francisco San Francisco Firefox Growth Team

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Content Services

  • Content Services is attending Internet Identity Workshop April 6-9 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

17-March-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-03-16

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 17 March

Wednesday, 18 March

  • Take a look under the hood as an engineer writes and reviews real code for Firefox Desktop! The Joy of Coding: Episode 6 streams LIVE at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 5 PM GMT on Air Mozilla.

Thursday, 19 March

  • Javascript open day, all day, at Campus Microsoft France, Paris
    • Guillaume Marty will give a talk about es6 and Firefox OS and there’s a Mozilla booth with Firefox OS devices.

Friday, 20 March

  • Mozilla Tunisia community meetup. The aim of this meetup is to fix the agenda for the year and work on the remaining tasks for our main projects. It’s going to be a strategy meetup with diverse workshops.
  • QA Marathon in Dhaka (Day 1): we’ll be teaching people how to get involved with Mozilla QA (note: this is a two day event).

Saturday, 21 March

  • QA Marathon in Dhaka (Day 2): we’ll be having people putting into practice the skills learned on Day 1.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Kev – Quick update on Search

  • Continuing to solicit feedback (and yes, I read it all :) )
  • Yahoo launched as default on Mobile in the US
  • Launched an MDN search enhancement to better highlight MDN content on relevant development queries; continuing to tweak triggering criteria, but any feedback is welcome
  • Focusing on five areas of enhancement over the next several quarters, focusing on product quality and results quality.

Content Services

Speaker Location: Sean Bohan, NYC

  • How Advertising Works: Programmatic is scheduled for Monday March 23rd at 4pm ET.
    • Darren Herman and Jason Schmidt will be giving a 40-minute presentation on the programmatic ad space, how it works, what it does and how it impacts users.
    • This session will be recorded for those who can’t make that time.
    • Find out more here: https://air.mozilla.org/how-advertising-works-programmatic/

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Ben Moskowitz, remote.

Updates:

  • MoFo and MWC

Speaker Location: Amira Dhalla in Brooklyn, NY.

Updates:

  • Mozilla Web Clubs Curriculum testing is on-going. It is now in 24 cities, and coming to more. Check it out: http://bit.ly/1Mfmggu and read the report on what we’ve learned with out testers: http://bit.ly/1FsBw7N
  • Looking ahead
    • New Mozilla Learning Networks site to launch in April
    • Grow test cities to 200
    • Develop “Teach like Mozilla”

Speakers

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
Sean Bohan Content Services Partner Tiles NYC Yes (thanks Potch) Deck is here See deck link above
Darren Herman VP Content Services Request for Innovation NYC No N/A N/A
Martin Best Web Platform GDC Recap Remote (Vidyo) Please Screen Share: I will shared slides and request to broadcast video found at: https://youtu.be/eI1r5t3K23A GDC Summary Site: https://games.mozilla.org/gdc None

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteers Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteers location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
David Bryant Johnny Stenback Mountain View Mountain View VP of Engineering, Platform
Benjamin Niolet Michaela Smiley US Remote (NC) US Remote (VA) Email Marketing Manager
Abby Realeza Jess Amann Mountain View Mountain View HR Coordinator

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Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1102428 Bugzilla now shows the status of reviews from MozReview on the show_bug page
  • bug 1003701 You can now block review, feedback, and needinfo requests (via the Account Information Preferences Tab)
  • bug 1137080 A user’s profile page now identifies users who have canconfirm and/or editbugs permissions
  • bug 1137368 The assignee of bugs can now edit attachments details. This was a blocker for autoland support.

All changes.

Engagement


  • Dial-in: conference# 8600
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 8600
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 8600
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 8600
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 8600
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 8600
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 8600

10-March-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-03-09

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • dbaron for his tireless efforts to keep us aligned on timezones and their “spring” changes
  • Thanks to Barry Munsterteiger, Bogdan L, pmac, Ty Flanagan, Sean Rich, Justin Dow, Jake Maul, Jen Bertsch, Joel Braddock, and the whole of the Creative Teams and IT Teams for their tireless work over the past year, culminating in the launch of the DAM last week!
  • Saurabh Nair, volunteer contributor, who published his first Hacks blog post last month: Introducing @counter style: https://hacks.mozilla.org/2015/02/introducing-counter-styles/ – and all the other Mozillians who’ve been writing for the Hacks blog this year! Thank you.
  • Congrats the newest Friend of Marketplace, the indefatigable Gio! https://blog.mozilla.org/apps/2015/03/04/friend-of-marketplace-giovanny-gongora/
  • A big welcome to 7 new members of the app review team who will help things run more smoothly on Marketplace by moderating user reviews:
    • Parag Das
    • Mohammad Yaseen Khan
    • Cipherpunk
    • Kumar Rishav
    • Zobayer Ahmed Khan
    • Chandan Kumar Baba
    • Victor Bjelkholm
  • Shez would like to thank all the people who worked tirelessly on MWC and GDC (both happened last week!). This goes to people onsite in Barcelona and SF, and behind the scenes to make these events a tremendous success! Pictures here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mozillaeu/

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 10 March

Wednesday, 11 March

9:00 PT

Demo of the new Mozilla Digital Asset Management (DAM) System :
Wednesday, March 11 on Air Mozilla – 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 4 PM GMT

Come see how YOU can have access to all of the creative assets, like design projects, presentations and logos for any of your creative needs!

More DAM Info

Announcement Blog Post

Air Mozilla Event Listing (Demo)

10:00 PT

The Joy of Coding: Episode 5:
Wednesday, March 11 on Air Mozilla – 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 5 PM GMT

Curious to know what it’s like working on Firefox Desktop? Watch a Mozilla engineer hack on Firefox LIVE, and try to explain what’s happening as he goes along. You’ll laugh! You’ll cry! You’ll hopefully see some bugs getting fixed.

17:30 PT

Homebrew Website Club Meetup Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

  • San Francisco (@TheCreamerySF), Portland (MozPDX), and Chicago.
  • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb meetup & hack night

    Create or update your personal web site — wherever you host it, shared, VPS, or at home; static, dynamic, WordPress, or other software.

    Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

    Any questions? See the wiki page for details
    or join IRC: http://indiewebcamp.com/irc/today?beta#bottom

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Eric Petitt, SF

  • Eric Petitt (SF)
    • Marketing update
      • Q1 SEM program
        • Goal: Dislodge Firefox hijacked builds from ads and acquire new downloads.
        • Results: Millions of downloads, good cost-per-download, hijackers now running in circles.
        • Q2 program in the works.
      • Yahoo!

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Rick Fant, MTV Slides here

CTO Update

Speaker Location: Azita Rashed, MV & Michael Bebenita, SF

Shumway Update: Shumway is now enabled by default in Nightly on amazon.com and imdb.com for Flash video content, give it a try and give us feedback. Up next, we’ll be focusing on Flash ads, targeting FF40.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/02/16/mozillas_flashkiller_shumay_appears_in_firefox_nightlies/

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Michelle Thorne in Berlin. To share Learning Networks updates.

Speakers

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
Diane Tate Program Manager, MDN The MDN Fellowship (Pilot) – Applications due April 1 Mozilla San Francisco n/a n/a https://hacks.mozilla.org/2015/03/mdnfellowshiplaunch/ + please spread the word: A Tweet for RTing: https://twitter.com/mozappsdev/status/573203879292112897 (Use #MDNFellowship)
Jess Amann HRBP- People Team TRIBE is back for 2015! Registration is open! Mozilla San Francisco No n/a TRIBE Wiki
Jill and Kyle University Team University Network Survey Mozilla San Francisco None None http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2003078/University-Networking
Lizz Noonan (lmn) Brand Engagement DAM Launch and Demo Remote (Vidyo) Please screenshare: http://assets.mozilla.org Announcement post: http://mzl.la/1E6mYsO Air Mozilla listing: https://air.mozilla.org/digital-asset-management-system-demo/

Roundtable

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!

Who are you? Area of question Question
What’s your name? What do you work on? Is your question about policy, a product, a Foundation initiative, etc. What would you like to know?

Welcome!

Let’s say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteers Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteers location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Kevin Zawacki, Communications Manager with the Foundation Paul Johnson San Francisco Brooklyn & remote Communications, messaging and PR for all Foundation initiatives
George Roter Mark Surman Toronto Toronto Participation Lab (formerly ‘task force’) – experimenting with new approaches and developing a way forward for the participation strategy and team
Munro Chaing Vincent Liu (Recording) Taipei, Taiwan Firefox OS (Multimedia)
Hayden Huang Viral Wang (Recording) Taipei, Taiwan Firefox OS (Multimedia)

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

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Content Services

  • How Advertising Works: Programmatic is scheduled for Monday March 23rd at 4pm ET.
    • Darren Herman and Jason Schmidt will be giving a 40-minute presentation on the programmatic ad space, how it works, what it does and how it impacts users.
    • This session will be recorded for those who can’t make that time.
    • Find out more here: https://air.mozilla.org/how-advertising-works-programmatic/

Webmaker

  • Teach The Web Talks: The newest episode of the Teach The Web Talks podcast has been released! Learn how to use photography to tell the story of your events, your work, and your organizations. Listen and subscribe at mzl.la/TTWpodcasts

Engagement

  • Do you haiku? April 17 is International Haiku Poetry Day. In honor of this event, we’ll be publishing a call for haikus from Firefox social media followers. Our topic: The Internet and/or the Web. To kick it off, we’ll publish a haiku or two to our fans. If we receive enough internal submissions, we’ll add them as Firefox comments throughout the day. You’re invited to submit haikus here. You’re also welcome to add your haikus to the @Firefox Twitter and Facebook conversations on 4/17.

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