WeeklyUpdates/2014-03-24

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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 Mozilla Friends of Mozilla

  • KaiRo would like to nominate XtC4UaLL for helping with undoing changes on MozillaWiki over the weekend by people who think editing a public wiki and "defacing" pages there constitutes "1337 hacking". (See bug 986832 for more background.)

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 24 March

Developer Relatoins published the first edition of "DevPulse" today. This provides highlights about what is happening among web & app developers worldwide, and is intended to foster greater points of collaboration among various groups at Mozilla to support them. You can read past and current issues on the DevRelations wiki: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Engagement/Developer_Engagement/DevPulse and send feedback to diane@mozilla.com

Tuesday, 25 March

Wednesday, 26 March

  • Homebrew Website Club Meeting, 18:30-19:30 simultaneously at Mozilla SF and MozPDX. Description:

    Are you building your own website? Indie reader? Personal publishing web app? Or some other digital magic-cloud proxy?

    If so (or you want to!), come on by and join a gathering of people with like-minded interests. Bring your friends that want to start a personal web site. Exchange information, swap ideas, talk shop, help work on a project...

    Any questions? See the wiki page] or irc://irc.freenode.net/indiewebcamp.

Thursday, 27 March

  • Pixlfest, Oklahoma City, OK, US
    • Luke Crouch speaking, Developer Relations sponsoring
  • PragueJS, Prague, Czech Republic
    • Frédéric Harper speaking on Firefox OS

Friday, 28 March

Saturday, 29 March

Sunday, 30 March

Next Week

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

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Firefox Mobile

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Firefox OS

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Webmaker

Speaker Location: nonverbal

  • Webmaker won a prize for our Thimble tool from Common Sense Media!
  • We're hosting monthly "Geekouts" on the HOMAGO.com (stands for Hanging Out, Messing Around, Geeking Out) for community members to connect on specific topics
    • This Thursday, March 27th at 12:00pm EDT, Karen Smith from Hive Toronto is hosting a discussion about how you can teach the web without laptops and in an engaging and participatory way.

Open Badges

Speaker Location: nonverbal

  • Mozilla BadgeKit is now available in private beta! Know how to build your own front end website to run it, or want to integrate it into your MoFo project? Fill out this form.

Mozilla Science Lab

Speaker Location: nonverbal

Policy & Advocacy

Speaker location: nonverbal

  • The Web We Want campaign has just announced its 2014 Small Grants Program to find events or actions that will get people involved in debating, celebrating, and imagining the Web they Want.
    • People can apply for any amount between $1,000 and $5,000.
    • Applications due by April 7th. Here’s an action idea: host a ‘quilting bee’ in schools, libraries, youth clubs, etc., where you teach people digital skills by showing them how to make their own part of the Web We Want interactive quilt using Mozilla’s Webmaker tools and curriculum.
    • Apply for a grant at https://webwewant.org/2014-grants/

Open News

Speaker location: nonverbal

  • Catch the Open News team at these events over the next few weeks:

Mozilla Reps

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Grow Mozilla

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Identity

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Services

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Firefox Marketplace

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IT

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Web Compatibility

Speaker Location: nonverbal

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
Robyn Chau Events Project Manager Game Developers Conference SF No https://wiki.mozilla.org/Games/GDC https://wiki.mozilla.org/Games/GDC

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

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new hire? 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?
Maisha Cannon Mat Cadwell San Francisco Mountain View Recruiting
Arcadio Lainez Eric Petitt Mountain View San Francisco Engagement
Lars Hansen Naveed Ihsanullah Toronto Norway JavaScript
Junior Hsu Marco Chen Taipei (Recording) Taipei Software Engineer

Introducing New Interns

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?

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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