WeeklyUpdates/2014-01-06

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All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

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

Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Upcoming Events

This Week

Mozilla participating in CES in Las Vegas, NV. Jan 7-10. (http://www.cesweb.org/home)

Description:

  • Hospitality suite in the Venetian Hotel for Press and BD meetings
  • Andreas Gal speaking on: “The Smartphone/Tablet Economy: The Consumer Obsession”
  • Rick Fant speaking on: “The App Community”

Monday, 06 January

Tuesday, 07 January

Wednesday, 08 January

  • 13:00 PST : SecReview - Autoland
    • Description: Autoland is a system that scans bugzilla for changes made by authorized people, and reflects those changes into hg. It interacts with the releng try system to "try" patches and with hg to "land" them into various trees.

Thursday, 09 January

  • 6pm CET / 12pm EST / 9am PST Mozilla Town Hall (AreWeMeetingYet for your local time) Foundation Board Candidate Discussion
Candidate Bio Link
Speigel Online CEO and early German blogger Katharina Borchert https://wiki.mozilla.org/Board/KatharinaBorchert
Brazilian open internet advocate and law professor Ronaldo Lemos https://wiki.mozilla.org/Board/RonaldoLemos
    • If you would like to meet Katharina and Ronaldo and provide feedback on their candidacy for the Board, please join us. Mitchell, Katharina and Ronaldo will be taking questions in IRC, and Mitchell will be accepting feedback directly by email.
  • 10:00 AM Pacific / 18:00 UTC: Grow Mozilla discussion -- a forum for discussing community building at Mozilla

Friday, 10 January

Saturday, 11 January

Sunday, 12 January

Next Week

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: remote (mfinkle)

  • Happy new year! 2014 is going to kick ass!
  • Metro is trying, despite significant weather adventure, to have a work week this week in Toronto to carry it towards 1.0. If you haven't checked it out lately, you should, it's pretty hot.
  • Desktop is meeting up next week to plan out 2014 work
  • Desktop, Android and Services teams working hard to pull together sync with Firefox Accounts before the next merge day. Give them hugs, and help if they ask.

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location: remote (mfinkle)

  • Work continues on improving page load performance
    • Looking at Java and Gecko profiling
    • Some fixes have landed
    • More in the works
  • Work continues 3rd party integration for the Firefox Home page
    • Exploring ways of storing/caching data
    • Exploring different views/lists
  • ANR reporting and fixing
    • Cool dashboard (thanks jchen)
    • Compositor ANR hang has been fixed (thanks bjacob)

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: remote (pdol)

  • 1.3 stabilization is priority #1
  • Rocketbar landed on master just before the holidays, can enable in the developer settings
  • Movistar Uruguay *sold out* of their Firefox OS phones, and Firefox OS sales were 30% of their holiday sales (article)
  • VIA Technologies announced support for Firefox OS and FREE APCs for developers who fix known issues (press release)

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Webmaker

Speaker Location:

Mozilla Reps

Speaker Location:

Grow Mozilla

Speaker Location:

60 Seconds with IT

Speaker Location: San Francisco

  • Tegras are mooovin and groovin.

Identity

Speaker Location:

Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox Marketplace

Speaker Location:

Thunderbird

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Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. 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

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(s) Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer(s)? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where is the new person based? What will the new person be doing?

Introducing New Hires

Introducing New Interns

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location
Who is the new hire? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from?
Amy Lee Jaime Chen SFO Toronto
Geoff Piper Jishnu Menon Mountain View Mountain View
Ted Clancy Gregor Wagner Mountain View Toronto
Philip Walmsley Tony Santos Mountain View Vancouver
Clara Carle Lori Jashinsky Mountain View Paris
Wendy Chan Winnie Aoieong Mountain View Mountain View
Niran Amir Pete Scanlon Mountain View San Francisco
Carol Huang, Omega Feng, Ting-Yu Chou Harly Hsu ,Thinker Lee San Francisco Taipei
New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new intern? 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?
Jonathan Wei David Bolter Toronto Toronto Accessibility - Core support, mobile, TBD
Viktor Stanchev Vladan Djeric Toronto Toronto Extending and improving the Gecko Profiler
Willie Cheong Bhavana Bajaj Mountain View Mountain View Help build Release Readiness Dashboard

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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)

Firefox

Platform

Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support

@Mozilla wants to share your cool blog posts, product updates, and most definitely your community stories and events! Add a note here, write to communications@mozillafoundation.org or tweet @Mozilla