WeeklyUpdates/2014-08-11

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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

  • Luis Antonio Sánchez Romero from Mexico has been helping us test Payments in Mexico by acquiring local SIMs and running tests for us. Payments team thanks him for all his efforts!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 11 August

  • The latest edition of DevPulse is up - have a read and see how you can get involved with Mozillians supporting developers worldwide!
  • Join us at 2pm Pacific for the bi-weekly Marketplace community meeting. This week, we'll talk about the new proposed format for Marketplace contributions, and a new community curation program for the feed feature.


Tuesday, 12 August

Wednesday, 13 August

Mozillians Town Hall - Get Firefox on a Growth Trajectory

MDN Community Meeting

Intern Presentations

  • 1:00- Susanna Bowen, "Improving Support for CSS Ruby" SF
  • 1:30- Jonathan Morton, "WebGL in Web Workers" SF
  • 2:00- Julian Hector, "IPC, supervisor and FirefoxOS" SF
  • 2:30- James Hobin, "A Cake Filled With Rainbows, Smiles, and JavaScript" SF

js13kGames 2014 Competition

  • JavaScript coding competition for HTML5 game developers that takes place online Aug 13 through Sept 13
  • Run by Mozillian Andrzej "Captain Rogers" Mazur, Mozillian Jason Weathersby is a competition judge
  • Competition homepage

Homebrew Website Club Meetup

  • Chicago, Minneapolis, Portland, and @MozSF!
  • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
  • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb discussions and hack night

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 for details or irc://irc.freenode.net/indiewebcamp.

Thursday, 14 August

Intern Presentations

  • 1:00- Guptha Rajagopal, "SpiderMonkey - More Strings, More Class" MV
  • 1:30- Jeremy Poulin, "Predictor: Because Witches Are Scary" MV
  • 2:00- Sathyanarayanan Gunasekaran, "Games, games and more games" MV
  • 2:30- Basar Koc, "Ringing Artifacts in Data Compression" MV

Friday, 15 August

  • Webdev Beer and Tell - 2PM Pacific in the Webdev vidyo room
    • Web developers across the project show off their side projects. Open to the public! (Airmo link will be on the wiki page)

Saturday, 16 August

Sunday, 17 August

Next Week

  • Mozillians Town Hall - Disrupting the Advertising Industry
    • More information coming soon

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

  • Johnathan Nightingale - Toronto

Firefox OS

  • Li Gong from London (Vidyo)

Cloud Services

Speaker Location:

Content Services

  • Darren Herman / Sean Bohan - NYC Office
  • Tiles - We are NOT doing a Brown Bag this week, but we have scheduled a Town Hall discussion next Monday Aug 18
  • Subscribe2Web - updating the wiki this week and scheduling a Brown Bag session for the week of August 25
  • UP - The User Personalization team is working on introducing personalization to Firefox users, starting with data transparency. We are planning on surfacing this through the Personal Interest Dashboard (working name). This will be initially released as an add-on with the objective of providing the user the ability to 1) analyze their categorized interests based on their history and 2) discover new content that's related to their interests

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Brett Gaylor, remote

  • We're just about half way through with Maker Party and we have over 1200 events in 261 cities, with an estimated 62,000 attendees!
  • We passed a significant milestone - 5000 contributors to Mozilla Foundation activities!

(Nonverbal)

  • We're extending our free Net Neutrality training into this week. Sign up here: ow.ly/A7h3B
  • Please submit session proposals to MozFest!
    • And help us spread the word! Sample tweet: Less than 2 weeks to the #Mozfest session proposal submission deadline! Get yours in now. mzl.la/Propose

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews

Speaker Location: Dan Sinker, remote

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location:

Marketplace

  • Non verbal.
  • We are trying out a new development environment for the Marketplace using Docker. If you'd like to try it out instructions are here.
  • We are also looking for app developers who'd like to try out the new hosted in-app payment system and give us feedback.

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
Tyler Downer Project Manager, User Advocacy Team Firefox Updates Hotfix Home Office Vidyo No (https://docs.google.com/a/mozilla.com/presentation/d/15ehWmUsyzzMWcOnuvwr0N5KXKBw36HEXCLWgNlhLD54/edit?usp=sharing) https://blog.mozilla.org/useradvocacy/2014/07/30/helping-our-users-experience-the-modern-web/
Mary Ellen Muckerman Brand (Engagement) Two new initiatives (Voices + Mozilla identity) San Francisco No No
Anthony Duignan-Cabrera Editor in Chief, Mozilla Voices Mozilla Voices NYC Office No No https://wiki.mozilla.org/Mozilla_Voices
Sean Martell Art Director Mozilla identity Toronto home office No No https://blog.mozilla.org/creative/2014/08/11/building-a-new-brand-identity-system-for-mozilla/
Karen Ward Senior Project Manager, Operator Launch Team FxOS Launch Roadmap (Operators and Retail/Open Market devices) Home Office Vidyo No https://mana.mozilla.org/wiki/display/PM/Firefox+OS+Wave+Launch+Cross+Functional+View https://mana.mozilla.org/wiki/display/PM/Firefox+OS+Wave+Launch+Cross+Functional+View
Jorge Villalobos Add-ons Developer Relations Lead Add-on Compatibility Home Office Vidyo No Slides Add-ons Blog
Brett Gaylor VP, Webmaker Webmaker - the party is getting out of control Victoria BC Yes https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/7968133/Webmaker%20-%20aug%2011%20maker%20party%20update.pdf https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/7968133/Webmaker%20-%20aug%2011%20maker%20party%20update.pdf
Dino Anderson, Payam Keshtbod, Tre Kirkman People Team Diversity and Inclusion Strategy workshops San Francisco Yes D&I Strategy D&I Initiatives

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?

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?
Mihai Tabără Rail Aliiev Mountain View San Francisco Release Engineering
Tomasz Kołodziejski Drew Willcoxon Mountain View Mountain View FFX Engineering

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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

Cloud Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

Notable changes to bugzilla.mozilla.org during the last week:

  • bug 1047131 The "User Story" field is now visible on all products

All changes.

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support