Prologue The Mozilla Reps Council submitted a talk early on when the CFP was announced. The talk, titled ‘How To Multiply Your Community By A Factor Of X‘ seemed like a perfect fit for the Community track. The goal was two-fold, to get the word out about what we are doing in the Reps program, [...]
This week is OSCON week in Portland, and Mozilla as always has a strong presence. If you are near, come and visit us. Even if you haven’t registered, day passes are available. The Mozilla Reps program is getting in on the act. Local Rep Benjamin Kerensa and I are presenting ‘How to Multiply Your Community [...]
Today I opened Firefox 3.6 to test an add-on I am working on (yes, many still support it) and saw this notice in the WordPress Dashboard. Well, it is not a surprise really, as WordPress has been doing great things for the Web to move it forward since it’s inception. They are Open Source. The [...]
Image by Phillie Casablanca via Flickr The FOSDEM 2010 Front Page countdown says says there are 32 days to go. Mozilla has a dev room ready to go, like previous years. Two years ago at FOSDEM we celebrated 10 years of Mozilla, this year it is 10 years of FOSDEM. The schedule for the Mozilla [...]
I’m privileged to be be one half of the technical mentoring team for the Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge, along with the prolific Andy Edmonds. We’re well under way to getting the participants going with implementing their ideas in Phase 2. You can read about some of them on the Mozilla wiki. I’m looking forward [...]
It has almost been a week since FOSDEM 2009 wrapped up. If you are reading this on Planet Mozilla you have probably seen all the reports/slides/pictures go by over the week relating to Mozilla happenings there. If you have missed them, or if you have something to add yourself, head over the wiki aftermath page. [...]
Lucian Savluc has posted some videos on YouTube of the eLiberatica Open Source and Free Software IT Conference that I had the good fortune to speak at and participate in at the start of the Summer. Local Romanian IT thinkers, Zak Greant of the Mozilla Foundation, Louis Suarez Potts of Sun/Open Office, and others give [...]
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 [...]
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.
TomTom HOME, a fine example of the Mozilla Platform in action, gets stronger and stronger. As seen on the apple.com downloads page today… Way to go!
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