mrz's noise

noise from a mozilla IT/Operations wrangler

Posts from 2012

I dare you.

For the past several years in December I stop shaving. I join an ever growing community, a cadre of co-workers, of friends, of strangers.  A Tribe.  For 31 days we rejoice in not shaving, in letting our scraggly faces grow. And then it’s over. I dare you to make me keep going. Those who know… Read more

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Air Mozilla Reboot, Phase I

With very little fanfare we rolled out a complete refresh of the Air Mozilla website. As with everything, this was far from a solo act and I have many many people to thank in helping make this happen.  Thank you. Air Mozilla Air Mozilla is where we tell the Mozilla story in video, where, we… Read more


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Zimbra & Mozilla email, 4 months later

Four months ago was a very tough time in Operations.  We suffered a catastrophic disk array failure on Mozilla’s mail server (I blogged about it too).  A series of mistakes kept email offline for two days.  This was the worst I’ve ever felt, both professionally and personally. Fast forward to today.  So. Much. Better. We… Read more

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Mozilla IT & Growing Community

Last week Lukas blogged about her thoughts on David Eave’s community lifecyle audit. I jokingly told her that I felt she called me out. Until we require Directors to create annual and quarterly goals that include measurable goals around volunteer growth, retention, participation, and effectiveness we will only see people (like myself) trying to do… Read more

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Categories: Community, Mozilla