Meeting Notes Meetings notes from the Mozilla community

27-July-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-07-27

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

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 29 July

Thursday, 30 July

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Vancouver – Remote (mmayo)

  • Windows 10 launches this week! Majority of our work lands in 40, Aug 11.

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
Larissa Shapiro Eng Program Manager, in this case supporting MDN via reps OSCON 2015 Live from my home office in Santa Cruz Sharing some images and data from my screen https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1a3UXPL8kk_uulxisxAqpgVbIOuPBeQyiX-g2bicDaM4/edit#slide=id.g5c179cf50_0_8 coming soon!
Amy Tsay AMO & Marketplace Community Manager Unicorn theme snippet MV No https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fr69Zv8815mk1F9zdotS3IBhfYmSZJ-sZgQhB4wAqQI/edit#slide=id.p https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/themes/
Tantek Çelik Web Standards Lead Social Web Acid Test v0 milestone at IndieWebCamp 2015 SF No Video after I give a short intro: https://archive.org/details/SWAT0-live-demo_201507/ For more details (open source and open standards used) see: User flow and permalinks from #IndieWeb #SWAT0 achievement
Chris Manchester Automation and Tools Engineer mach try SF No http://chmanchester.github.io/blog/2015/07/26/introducing-mach-try/

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
Kate McKinley Stephen Workman San Francisco San Francisco Privacy Engineering

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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

20-July-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-07-20

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

  • Congrats to erosman, who has reached the number two spot for most add-on reviews performed, with 9,536 reviews–wow!

Upcoming Events

Monday, 20 July

  • Weekly Bug Triage Day
  • OSCON, Portland, OR. 20th to 24th.
    • Held for more than 15 years, and created by O’Reilly, the aim is to show the leading and innovative technologies in OpenSource.
    • In this edition, Mozilla will have presence with a community booth, where we will show the VR technology. Mozillians: Benjamin Kerensa, Prashish Rajbhandari, Rabimba Karanjai, and Larisa Shappiro.

Tuesday, 21 July

Backdoors and Crypto Wars Privacy Lab – 4-6pm Pacific, SF Office and Air Mozilla. Remote Q&A via #privacy in IRC. Speakers from Mozilla, CDT and EFF will talk about the current federal proposals for backdoors and how and why the crypto wars are unfolding (again) in Washington, as well as what we can affirmatively do to stop any weakening of security measures.

Wednesday, 22 July

  • Weekly Bug Verification Day
  • Campus Party Recife. Olinda, Brazil. 22nd to 26th.
    • The biggest technology event at the north of Brazil. Where developers, geeks, entrepeneurs, gamers, and people interested in technology meet together. This year, we will have a lot of activities lead by the brazilian community.
    • More info on the Reps Event page.

Thursday, 23 July

At 9am PT / 4pm UTC, our open monthly Speaker Series continues. Tom Chi is co-founder of GoogleX with previous experience at Microsoft and Yahoo! Tom will talk about his approach to rapid prototyping which he’s used to lead teams to work more effectively and quickly as part of an ongoing innovation process to help solve both product and business problems.

Friday, 24 July

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

MozFest

Sarah Allen, London: Update on MozFest and recent MozRetreat planning session in Scotland.

Webmaker

Cecile Pompei, Uganda: Update on Webmaker research and workshops in Bangladesh and beyond.

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
Sean Rich IT Product Delivery Migration Project Impacts San Francisco no n/a ftpmigration@mozilla.com
Mike Hoye Engineering Community Manager Introducing TriageBot Mozilla Toronto No None https://triagebot.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
Matt Storm Annelise Shonnard New York Office New York Office Ad Operations Manager

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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

Engagement

13-July-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-07-13

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

  • Thanks to Mozilla Tech Speaker Kaustav Das Modak & friends for organizing a Tech Evangelism Workshop in the Mozilla Community Space in Bangalore Tech Evangelism Workshop Take 1
    • Props to Abhiram, Trishul, Chetan, Vasuki, Anirudha and Jiwan, Sumesh and Tanmoy for writing articles and preparing short talks to practice their presentation skills.
  • Congratulations to Sebastian Zartner, who is the MDN Contributor of the Month for June 2015. Sebastian has contributed a lot to both the content and structure of the CSS reference, including creating a JSON API for CSS pages, and a macro for CSS syntax.
  • Congrats to Alfredos-Panagiotis Damkalis (:fredy) – QA Contributor Spotlight in June. Read the whole interview on QMO and congratulate him on Discourse!

Upcoming Events

Monday, 13 July

Tuesday, 14 July

Wednesday, 15 July

Friday, 17 July

  • JS Conference 2015 in Bangalore India from July 17th-18th
    • This is a two day event, single track, with hands-on/live-coding with multiple keynote speakers
    • Mozillians Galaxy attending
  • 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, 18 July

  • HackIndia 2015 in Bangalore India from July 18th-19th
    • Participants attend HackIndia to learn new things, try out new technologies, meet amazing people, and build something that pushes limits
    • Mozillian Kaustav Das Modak along with 10 other community members attending

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Mozilla Science

Kaitlin Thaney, Brooklyn: Introducing Mozilla Fellows for Science: http://mzl.la/1NuCl1m

Mozilla Learning

Amira Dhalla, Brooklyn: Our fourth-annual Maker Party starts this Wednesday (July 15): mzl.la/makerparty

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
Karl Thiessen Cloud Services QA Sync 1.1 to Sync 1.5 Migration Update Daly City (SF Bay Area) no n/a CloudServices/Sync 1.1 to 1.5 Migration
Zach Carter Firefox Services Firefox Profile Images in Nightly SFO no screen shot
Amira Dhalla Mozilla Learning Mozilla Festival East Africa Brooklyn no Mozfest EA 2015 Site Indiegogo campaign

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
Jackie Gonzalez Allison Banks Mountain View San Francisco Executive Assistant to Allison Banks
Abby Realeza Erica McClure Mountain View Mountain View HR Operations Coordinator
Misty Louie Erica McClure Mountain View San Francisco HR Operations Coordinator
Ruben Van de Velde Jack Moffitt US Remote (NM) Belgium Remote Research Engineer
Chenda San Alan Chang Mountain View Mountain View Payroll Administrator
Elvin Lee Jishnu Menon Mountain View Mountain View Commercial Counsel

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Vlad Sterzhanov Mike Trinkala Mountain View Mountain View Symbolic analysis of time series data
JunDa Zhou Blake Wu (Recording) Taipei Software
Yong Hong Bruce Sun (Recording) Taipei Software
Evan Hsu Harly Hsu (Recording) Taipei UX Design
Lynn Kuo Yuna Jong (Recording) Taipei Designer
Kinder Sung Shing Lyu (Recording) Taipei QA Engineering
Sean Peng Estela Liu (Recording) Taipei Product Marketing
Winnie Sun Dimi Lee (Recording) Taipei Software Engineering
YingRuei Liang Daosheng Ju (Recording) Taipei Software Engineering

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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

6-July-2015

Mozilla Project: 2015-07-06

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

  • Congratulations to Mehul Patel on becoming Firefox Student Ambassadors of the Month June 2015. He started an “FSA Summer Camp” initiative teaching students about different contribution areas in Mozilla every week for 2 months.
  • Congratulations to LU Firefox Club on becoming Firefox Club of the Month June 2015! They recently hosted a MozAwareness event, driving Firefox for Android downloads and #FoxYeah creations to 150+ attendees!
  • Thanks to Cameron McCormack for massive memory performance improvements in Firefox 41 for people using ad-blockers in Firefox. See “Firefox 41 will use less memory when running AdBlock Plus” for details.
  • Congratulations to Atique Ahmed Ziad, the newest Friend of Marketplace! In addition to fixing bugs on Marketplace, Atique has also been mentoring others to do the same. Thanks Atique!

Upcoming Events

Monday, 06 July

Tuesday, 07 July

Wednesday, 08 July

  • Weekly Bug Verification Day
  • After a 2 week hiatus, The Joy of Coding is BACK! Watch an engineer hack on Firefox live! It’s like teppanyaki, but for source code!
  • CascadiaFest2015 happening July 8th-10th in Blaine, Washington
    • CascadiaJSFest is a three-day, community-driven conference on the cutting edge of JavaScript and CSS
    • Mozillians attending include Dave Camp and Jeff Griffiths and Potch!
  • FISL 16, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 8th – 11th.
    • One of the biggest Open Source events in the world, and the most important for the region. FISL is the place where all the Open Source communities can learn about the latest news, and help to build a more fair humanity with open knowledge.
    • Mozilla presence this year will be with a dedicated Room, where Reps will give talks, workshops and demos. More info on the official site.

Saturday, 11 July

  • TuxCon 2015, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. 11th and 12th.
    • TuxCon is a free community event about free and open-source software for Internet of Things, mobile, embedded and wearable devices. The twitter hashtag of the event is #TuxCon.
    • Mozilla presence will consist on a talk about Firefox OS, by Giannis Konstantinidis
  • Mozilla Weekend Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 11th and 12th.
    • Mozilla Weekend will be the first of its kind in Germany. We will have talks on Saturday and workshops to go in depth on Sunday. We will focus on coders as well as non-coders. This means that everybody will find something interesting and will be able to work on something in the workshops.
    • Event organized by Michael Kohler and Elio Qoshi.
  • Mozilla L10N/QA Hackaton, Lima, Peru. 11th and 12th.
    • At this hackathon, Mozillians will receive training on the latest projects within those functional areas plus community growth within both l10n and QA for LATAM communities. For all details about this event, please sse the event’s wiki page.
  • The fifth annual IndieWebCamp is July 11-12 in Portland Oregon as usual, and simultaneously Brighton, England this year!
    • IndieWebCamp is a 2-day creator camp focused on growing the independent web.
    • Still a few spots left – sign-up: http://indiewebcamp.com/2015

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Portland

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
Melissa Romaine,Stacy Martin, Jochai Ben-Avie Policy Team Request for Policy Support Form SF yes https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qFUOkDI8ePyPjk8u962xHICW7FwzCrri44rFtSWV1co/edit#slide=id.p mzl.la/policysupport
Rachel Berenbaum People Team (Recruiting) Updates to the Employee Referral Program Guidelines MV No
Rachel Pearl People Team (Recruiting) Updates on Interview Feedback Form in Jobvite MV No
Soledad Penadés DevRel Hello from the Developer Relations team! London, UK No https://wiki.mozilla.org/Devrel

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 Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Mariusz Kierski Eric Faust Mountain View Mountain View JS Eng.
Thyla van der Merwe Eric Rescorla Mountain View Mountain View Research
Mihai-Cristian Volmer Daniel Holbert Mountain View San Francisco Platform – Layout
Theo Chevalier Peiying Mo Mountain View Mountain View Platform Eng. (Localization)
Lorien Hu Trevor Saunders Toronto Toronto Platform – Accessibility

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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 825946 Tracking flags should be cleared when a bug is moved to a product/component where they are not valid
  • bug 1171523 “Loop” product renamed to “Loop (Hello)”

All changes.

Engagement

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?

<meta>

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

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