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City of Glass – Looking Back and Moving Forward

I’m in Vancouver this weekend with David, Doug and Eric from the Mozdev team. After a successful week at OSCON (read a little about it here and here, and photos here and here), we are taking a break in the city before heading to Whistler for the Firefox Summit. Image via Wikipedia Last night we […]

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In Mountain View Next Monday

Image via Wikipedia I’ll be at the Mozilla Corp. Offices in Mountain View next Monday (21st). It’s at the front-end of a conference trail that I will write about more. The last time I visited was January 2007, not too frequent due to the the not small matter of ~10000Km distance gap. So it is […]

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Friday Snippets

Things are heating up for the summer. In no particular order, here is some news from the sunny side of the Alps. Image via Wikipedia – eLiberatica 2008 in Bucharest last week was a blast, not to mention a quality conference. It got the balance between Open Source and business just right, something many conferences […]

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Giants

Here are my slides from eLiberatica. A lot of context is lost but you will get the general idea. In case you are wondering, the Giant is you … everyone in the FOSS cycle from devs to consumers.

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FOSS, Business, and Bucharest

Image via Wikipedia I’ll be in great company talking this coming week at the eLiberatica conference in Bucharest (see blurb below). … Hope to see you there. While I am used to giving more technical talks, this time around I will be focusing on something a little different. To fit in with the general theme […]

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Surviving and Thriving in the Sauna

Judging by the blog posts that covered Mozilla at FOSDEM already, there seems to be general consensus that it was a great success. Get some up to date coverage here: http://wiki.mozilla.org/Fosdem:2008:Happenings I don’t have much more to add, except to say that I agree, it was really great this year. A larger attendance in the […]

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To All Frequent Flyers

As the blurb goes: Comparison shop for the best fares on airline and travel websites. Yapta will track fares for the flights you like and notify you when prices drop. Yapta is a wonderful Web service that ‘does exactly what it says on the box’, and has just added a Firefox Add-on to their offerings. […]

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6 days in the Valley

I was in Mountain View last week visiting the Mozilla offices. Here is the low-down. Highlights Having a productive week Catching up with some old Mozilla friends, meeting new ones Meeting Neil after over 5 years. We were colleagues at ActiveState. Movie night. beltzner presented – Primer. I think I need to watch it again. […]

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Pyramid in Bosnia?

An archeological side is being examined in a hill in Visoko, Bosnia. In Slovene, ‘visok’ means tall, an apt name for a hilly town. It is thought that the hill conceals an ancient pyramid, the first of its kind discovered in (modern-day) Europe. Is this evidence that Egyptian culture spread its wings out this far, […]

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Desktop Linux Summit Day 2

Part 2 of a 2-part report. Part 1 is here. DAY 2 Tuesday morning started for me in the ‘Using’ track with an interesting talk by Peter van der Linden on his adventures in partitioning and multiple installs. I thought I was doing well with a 3 distro boot system, but Peter got up to […]

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