Meeting Notes Meetings notes from the Mozilla community

29-June-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-06-29

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm
  • Every Monday @ 11:00am Pacific Time (19:00 UTC)
  • http://air.mozilla.org/ to watch and listen
  • join irc.mozilla.org #airmozilla for backchannel discussion
  • Presenters only: Vidyo room “Brownbags”. Do not use this room if you’re not planning to speak.
  • 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

All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of Mozilla

  • Mozilla Rep Michaela R Brown for coming to SF to support our presence at the Library Freedom Project: Digital Rights in Libraries happening today and tomorrow at Noisebridge (Want to attend? it’s free, you can just drop by the NoiseBridge space at 2169 Mission, 1-7pm)

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 01 July

  • Homebrew Website Club Meetup (every other Wednesday)
  • Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

    • San Francisco (@MozSF)
    • 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)

Mozilla Advocacy

Non-verbal update: Check out this Washington Post op-ed authored by Mozilla’s Dave Steer, which spotlights the Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows.

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
Jess Amann HRBP – People Team Setting Q3 Deliverables Mountain View No Deliverables Mana Page N/A

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
Jason Bradford Sean Rich Mountain View Mountain View Helping Mozilla procure and manage SaaS
Phil Booth Ryan Kelly San Francisco London Firefox Accounts
Dylan Roeh James Willcox Vidyo (Kentucky) Chicago Android Platform
Mahendranadh Potharaju Pallavi Yaramada Remote Mountain View Senior Release Manager

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Robert Bindar Candice Serran San Francisco San Francisco FFX OS
Anthony Miyaguchi Chris Cooper Mountain View San Francisco RelEng
Sajjad Taheri Sean Stangl Mountain View Mountain View JS Eng.
Vaibhav Agrawal Chris Manchester Mountain View San Francisco Auto & Tools
Catalin Badea Daniel Holbert (for Nikhil) Mountain View San Francisco Platform Eng.
Riadh Chtara Chris Karlof Mountain View San Francisco Cloud Services
Sam Scott Eric Rescorla Mountain View Mountain View Research

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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

22-June-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-06-22

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

15-June-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-06-15

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 11:00 pm
  • Every Monday @ 11:00am Pacific Time (19:00 UTC)
  • 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

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 everyone who supported last week’s NewCo events at our Mountain View Space. This includes our awesome recruiting peeps Keith Harris, Michelle Marovich, Shea Healms and Rachel Berenbaum; our PR peeps Laura Napoli and Justin O’Kelly; our knowledgable storytellers Asa Dotzler and Dan Veditz; our esteemed speaker David Bryant and our amazing event pros Lisa Gray and Abbie Woods. Because of you, hundreds more people have been inspired by the Mozilla story.
  • Big thanks to all the Mozilla Hacks blog authors of May & June (staff and volunteers in no particular order): Benjamin Peterson, Francesco Iovine, Szmozsánszky István (Flaki), Jason Orendorff, Sean Lin, Jan Odvarko, Potch, Piotr Zalewa, Chris Mills, Brian Grinstead, Nick Desaulniers, Wilson Page, George Politis, Maire Reavy, Dave Camp, Jason Weathersby, Jeff Griffiths, Harald Kirschner. THANK YOU!

Upcoming Events

Monday, 15 June

Wednesday, 17 June

  • Homebrew Website Club Meetup (every other Wednesday)

    Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

    • San Francisco (@MozSF 1st fl Java room) and Portland
    • 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

Friday, 19 June

Saturday, 20 June

  • Community Pune Meetup
    • The Community Pune meetup is an annual meetup for all Pune (and other nearby regions) Mozillians to be able to come together, recognize and appreciate the work each one of us is putting in for this community and for Mozilla as a whole and also plan out our activities for 2015 in a way that our efforts can be in sync with Mozilla’s mission for 2015.
    • More info on the Reps Event page

Next Week

  • OpenSource Bridge, in Portland, OR. From 23rd to 26th
    • Open Source Bridge is a conference for developers working with open source technologies and for people interested in learning the open source way.
  • Hong Kong OpenSource Conference, 26th, and 27th.
    • MozTW and Mozilla Hong Kong members are going to developing Mozilla present in HKOSC, with related sessions/workshops and a Mozilla demonstration booth.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

CTO Update

Lars Bergstrom: Remote

We are holding two 3-hour training sessions during the Whistler workweek. One is on Servo, the new web rendering engine, and one is on the new programming language, Rust. Neither requires previous experience, and both will have a substantial, mentored, hands-on hacking portion.

Servo – Wednesday, 1–4 PM: http://sched.co/3ZQn

Rust – Thursday, 1–4 PM: http://sched.co/3ZQp

Please sign up using the Sched links so we make sure we have sufficient space and mentors!

Webmaker

Andrew Sliwinski (Portland)

http://mzl.la/changelog

  • Webmaker for Android
  • Launch activities now underway
    • Bangladesh
    • Kenya
    • Indonesia
    • Brazil

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
Liz Compton Legal Affairs Manager A couple of announcements from Legal Mountain View No
Josh Carpenter VR Demos! Vancouver No

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
Shraddha Patil Sheeri Cabral Mountain View US Remote (CA) Data Integration Engineer
Pallavi Yaramada Faramarz Rashed Mountain View Mountain View Engineering Manager
Alexander Fridman Sylvie Veilleux Mountain View San Francisco Sr. Director, IT Service Operations
Andreas Wagner Amy Tsay Mountain View Germany Remote Add-ons Technical Editor
Kristine Solon Lenae Lukens Mountain View Mountain View Accountant
Connor Imes Lars Bergstrom US Remote (Chicago) US Remote (Chicago) Research
Jamie Nicol Milan Sreckovic Toronto London Platform Graphics

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Andrei Oprea Dan Mosedale Mountain View San Francisco FFX OS
Steven Englehardt Tanvi Vyas Mountain View San Francisco Security Engineering
Jonathan Almeida Michael Comella Mountain View San Francisco Mobile
Huon Wilson Alex Chrichton Mountain View San Francisco Research
Koki Yoshida Peter deHaan Mountain View Mountain View Cloud Services

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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 will hold a Brownbag for Suggested Tiles at Whistler on Friday June 26, 10:30 – 11:30am. Please visit Sched for location details. All are invited!

IT

The IT team is standing up a new capability for Mozilla: Cloud Service Broker. Is your data stuck in a SaaS silo? Do you wish your SaaS app had single sign-on? Is your SaaS vendor working hard enough for you? Learn more about how IT can help SaaS owners at Mozilla during Whistler. Join us Tues 4pm, Summit Room at Aava or see Sched for more (http://sched.co/3fV1).

Engagement

Social Support

Bringing Kids to Whistler? there are a few of us and it might be fun to coordinate… sign up here and we’ll try to get the kids together with their grownups for some fun. Please DONT share this list outside Mozillians for security reasons. Anyone who doesn’t have mozilla.com email can contact lshapiro@mozilla.com for access (please tell me who you are in the request, Mozillian, spouse or grandparent or childcare person or whatever)

8-June-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-06-08

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

  • Saurabh Nair is MDN Contributor of the Month for May 2015! He helps out wherever needed on MDN, including tirelessly squashing spam. He writes “It fills me with pride every time I see one of the articles I wrote translated by someone I don’t know to some language I can’t read. Seriously, I feel like Shakespeare right about then.”
  • Congratulations to our newest Friend of Marketplace, Ram Dayal Vaishnav, Mozilla evangelist and community-builder who organized a successful Marketplace Day event in Hyderabad last month.

Upcoming Events

Monday, 08 June

Tuesday, 09 June

Wednesday, 10 June

NewCo Tech Festival at Mozilla Mountain View

  • On Wednesday, June 10 Mozilla has been invited to host some activities as part of NewCo, a festival for innovation where people in specific regions sign up to visit innovative companies making positive social change. We hosted this in NY earlier this month and all local staff are invited to attend:
    • 2pm in the MV Commons. Our VP Platform Engineering David Bryant will share on the Mozilla mission and its relevance for the technology community.
    • 6pm – 8pm also in the MV Commons. The after-festival party will happen – come mix with hundreds of other professionals in tech right in our own office.
  • In addition, NewCo has provided Mozilla with 20 complimentary Gold level passes which enable you to check out some of the other companies in the festival; these are first-come first-serve so if you are interested, sign up now:
    • Go to sv.newco.co to see the full list of companies (and more info on NewCo).
    • Use code Mozil100SV15 at checkout.

Thursday, 11 June

  • Passwords and Login Problems – Presentation by UX Researcher Amelia Abreu on a recent study the UX Research team conducted over the last two months. 12PM PST. PDX Alameda Commons and Air Mozilla.
  • Dev-Talks Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania.
    • The community will run a booth in the “fun corner”, also will demo Firefox OS devices.
    • Talk about Firefox OS, by Valentin Gosu.
    • More info in the Reps page, and in the event official page.

Saturday, 13 June

  • Mozilla Startup day, Bogotá, Colombia.
    • This event is a mix between a Hackathon and Startups. We will share an space, experiences, videos and food building apps for FirefoxOS.
    • Follow us with the hashtag: #MozStartupDay

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Advocacy

Melissa Romaine in DC: Mozilla Advocacy announces the inaugural cohort of Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows. Read the blog and visit the site.

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
Andy McKay Engineering Manager Speeding up Travis CI Vancouver No http://andymckay.github.io/presentations/travis-ci-mozilla-2015/#1 andym or wex
Bill Selman Lead User Experience Researcher Announcement for Presentation on Logins and Password Research Study Portland No
Amy Tsay Community Manager, AMO & Marketplace Cat theme campaign MV Yes https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1LoE4IszEGjOAMKgn8JvHVqBNEhynRi4txz51dflou-A/edit https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/collections/mozmj/cats/

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
Max Fischer-Zernin Darren Herman New York New York Project Coordinator
Ashley Williams Simon Wex US Remote (NY) US Remote (NY) Helping to create the APIs that power Webmaker and other Mozilla Foundation projects
Tim Murray Mary Ellen Muckerman San Francisco San Francisco Creative Director
Tristan Matthews Tim Terriberry Mountain View Canada Remote Research Assistant
Dave Hunt (new role/team) Stephen Donner Mountain View UK Remote Web QA
Andre Vrignaud Martin Best Vidyo Seattle Remote Games Platform Strategist
NAN Himself (Recording) Toronto

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Sourena Shir Dylan Oliver MTV MTV Firefox OS QA

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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

1-June-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-06-01

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

Tasos for helping fix ReMo issues and add features for the vocation page Aka add the start date, also help me get setup on the remo dev and stage websites

  • Thanks to Manuel Camacho and Daniel Añez Scott for taking on responsibility for the localized Spanish edition of Firefox Apps y Hacks, Mozilla’s monthly newsletter for developers

Upcoming Events

Monday, 01 June

  • AusCERT Information Security Conference June 1st-5th in Gold Coast, Australia
    • This year’s conference theme explores how we need to smarten up to manage information security risks better.
    • François Marier speaking on Integrity protection for third-party JavaScript

Tuesday, 02 June

Wednesday, 03 June

Homebrew Website Club Meetup (every other Wednesday)

Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

  • San Francisco (@MozSF), Portland (@ESRIPDX).
  • 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

The Joy of Coding: Episode 17 airs this Wednesday at 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 5PM GMT

Thursday, 04 June

  1. Mozilla Science Global Sprint Day 1 https://etherpad.mozilla.org/sciencelab-2015globalsprint

Friday, 05 June

  1. Mozilla Science Global Sprint Day 2 https://etherpad.mozilla.org/sciencelab-2015globalsprint
  • Best of Web Paris June 5th in Paris, France
    • 8 Parisians web meetups joins their communities for a big day of talks. The event will take place in the prestigious “salons de l’hôtel de ville de Paris” and will have more than 500 local developers
    • Julien Wajsberg organizing and staffing a booth at the conference; there will be 4 employees and possibly 1 contributor.

Saturday, 06 June

  1. National Day of Civic Hacking at Mozilla Mountain View
  • register on eventbrite
    • 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM at Mozilla Mountain View
    • A day of hacking to improve our communities and the governments that serve them. Come with your own ideas, or tackle one of the 16 federal challenges.

NewCo Tech Festival at Mozilla Mountain View (Wed. June 10)

  • On Wednesday, June 10 Mozilla has been invited to host some activities as part of NewCo, a festival for innovation where people in specific regions sign up to visit innovative companies making positive social change. We hosted this in NY earlier this month and all local staff are invited to attend:
    • 2pm in the MV Commons. Our VP Platform Engineering David Bryant will share on the Mozilla mission and its relevance for the technology community.
    • 6pm – 8pm also in the MV Commons. The after-festival party will happen – come mix with hundreds of other professionals in tech right in our own office.
  • In addition, NewCo has provided Mozilla with 20 complimentary Gold level passes which enable you to check out some of the other companies in the festival; these are first-come first-serve so if you are interested, sign up now:
    • Go to sv.newco.co to see the full list of companies (and more info on NewCo).
    • Use code Mozil100SV15 at checkout.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Mountain View (epetitt) Slides for today

Webmaker

Andrew Sliwinski, Portland

http://mzl.la/changelog

Public Policy/Advocacy

Speaker Location: Jochai Ben-Avie, San Francisco. Update on Mozilla’s campaign to reform mass surveillance. Related: Join the discussion on Mozilla Advocacy’s Discourse channel; See Mitchell on ‘Meet the Press.’

Mozilla Science

Speaker Location: Bill Mills, Vancouver. Announcing the second annual Mozilla Science Lab Global Sprint, #MozSprint. https://etherpad.mozilla.org/sciencelab-2015globalsprint

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
Yvan Boily Minion Beta Sign up for the Minion Beta! Vancouver No n/a https://etherpad.mozilla.org/minionbeta
Jochai Ben-Avie Internet Policy Manager Update on U.S. Surveillance Reform SF No n/a https://blog.mozilla.org/netpolicy/2015/05/27/us-surveillance-reform-nearing-the-finish-line/

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
April King Yvan Boily Vancouver Minneapolis (Remote) Services Security
Tyson Smith Via Youtube! Internets! Kelowna, Canada (Remote) Platform Fuzzing
Sebastian Kaspari Margaret Leibovic SF Munich (Remote) Firefox for Android
Alex Davis Chris More MV MV Firefox Growth Team
Emily Dunham Aaron Turon SF PDX DevOps for Mozilla Research
Reza Akhavan Gregor Wagner SF SF Staff Web Developer
Russ Nicoletti Hema Koka MTV MTV Senior Software Engineer

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Ursula Sarracini Mike Conley Toronto Toronto FF Desktop
Jimmy (Yi) Wang Neil Deakin Toronto Toronto FF: Desktop
Sam Fang Darrin Henein Toronto Toronto Insight & Strategy Team
Alice Scarpa (adusca) Armen Zambrano Toronto Toronto Automation and tools
Kate Glazko Liz Henry Mountain View San Francisco FFX Release
Jatin Chhikara Robin Andersen Mountain View San Francisco FFX Desktop UX
Rithesh Shenthar Nils Ohlmeier Mountain View Mountain View QA
Bryan Munar Brian Nicholson Mountain View Mountain View FFX Mobile
Nathaniel Hughes Nick Hurley Mountain View Mountain View Platform Eng. (Networking)
Sai Prashanth Chandramouli Zach Carter Mountain View San Francisco Cloud Services
Michael Nolan Peter Bengtsson Mountain View Mountain View Web Dev
James Hobin Gregor Wagner San Francisco San Francisco FFX OS
Vincent Fassbender Greg Jost San Francisco San Francisco Brand Strategy

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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 1163868 “Overdue Requests” emails now include overdue requests that you set and are waiting on other people
  • bug 1135164 A warning is now shown on unassigned bugs with patches attached
  • bug 1164850 Added options to “Overdue Requests” for managers (show reviews only, allow an extra day’s grace period, and never encrypt emails)

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

25-May-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-05-25

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

No Meeting Broadcast This Week!

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

Upcoming Events

Monday, 25 May

Wednesday, 27 May

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

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?

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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 1160430 Keywords can now be deactivated without removing them from existing bugs

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

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

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