WeeklyUpdates/2015-02-02

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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

  • Congrats to Irvin Chen (@irvin) for being the Rep of the month. Thank you for all your hard work! Read more on discourse.
  • Big thank you to all mozillians present at FOSDEM this last weekend helping at the booth, in the devroom or having a talk!
  • Congrats to awesome former rep Benny Chandra for helping the Jakarta Post, Indonesia's leading daily English language newspaper, to launch their official app for Firefox OS. Thank you Benny!
  • Thank you to Gio for lending a hand in triaging Get Involved inquiries for Marketplace. Because of Gio, interested contributors are getting responses much quicker!
  • Add-ons has surpassed 4 billion downloads (4,082,661,992 as of this morning)! Cheers to all of the developers who have contributed their time and talent to making Firefox the most customizable browser available, and to the millions of people using it.

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Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 02 February

  • JFokus Developers Conference from Feb 2nd-4th in Stockholm, Sweden.
    • Sweden's largest conference
    • Florian Scholz speaking on the needs of the modern web: The modern web needs a better programming language and at the same time, there is no way the current one could break existing code on the web.

Tuesday, 03 February

The Forward 2 Web Technology Summit workshops are Tues Feb 3 + Thurs Feb 5 with the main conference happening on Wed Feb 4. Mozilla SF is hosting a workshop on Tues & Thurs, an all-day "deep dive into JS Fundamentals" taught by Bianca Gandolfo and teaching assistants.

If you're interested in attending the conference and workshop, register at http://forwardjs.com using discount code mozillian-js-fundamentals. This is good for 5 tickets. Make sure you select the "Sessions + 2 day training" ticket and then select "Bianca Gandolfo 2 Day - JS Fundamentals: Objects, Arrays, Functions & Intro to Functional JS" for the class during checkout.

If you're interested in attending only the conference, register using discount code mozillian-forward. This is good for 5 tickets as well.

Finally, if you miss out on the free 5 tix, you can still get $40 off by using the code "Mozilla-40" when you register.

Wednesday, 04 February

  • A WednesdayDocs, an evening spent together, both staff and community members, hacking on MDN or writing documentation is happening in both the Paris and London office. Pre-registration needed: http://www.meetup.com/MDN-Wednesday-Docs
  • Mobile Central Europe 2015 from Feb 4th-6th in Warsaw, Poland
    • Lucas Rocha attending
    • MCE started as a conference for developers by developers. This year, we are expanding our horizons to include all mobile creators - developers, designers and tech leaders. We are interested in details, hidden mechanisms, in short - everything behind the scenes that makes the user go WOW! when they download an app.

Thursday, 05 February

  • The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to take a critical vote on net neutrality rules on February 26th. The outcome will have global implications, and could change the nature of the Web. Mozilla has been actively working on this issue for nearly a year, and beginning Feb 5th Mozilla is launching an urgent campaign to connect US citizens with their elected officials before the big FCC vote. Every voice counts, stay tuned for more about this campaign, and announcements in future project calls.

Friday, 06 February

Saturday, 07 February

Sunday, 08 February

Next Week

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox

  • Search update (from Kemptville Kev, no relation to Punxsutawney Phil or Wiarton Willie)

Firefox OS

Speaker Location: Candice Serran - Mountain View

Current 2.2 Release:

V3 ideation & refinement:

  • We've been working on new features and ideas for FirefoxOS - thanks for those who participated!
  • Next steps: Refinement phase by CoreOS UX/Product/Architecture teams

Cloud Services

Speaker Location:

CTO Update

Speaker Location:

Content Services

Speaker Location: Darren Herman, NYC

  • Our Brown Bag, "How Advertising Works (from Content Services)" is tentatively scheduled for Weds Feb 11 at 10am ET on Air.Mozilla.
    • We will give a short presentation and have Q&A with attendees.
    • The session will be recorded, and we may do a follow-up brown bag if there is enough demand.
  • Members of Content Services and Denelle Dixon-Thayer will be at the IAB Annual Leadership event February 8-10

Webmaker

Speaker Location:

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location:

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
dveditz Click-to-play advocate Flash Zero Day! Again! No
Kev Search Stuff Update on Yahoo My Basement No kev at mozilla

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
Jane Hsu Christina Lu Recording Taipei, Taiwan Dir. Product Mktng & Go-to-market, Mobile Devices
John Dorlus Bhavana Bajaj Mountain View Remote - Orlando (currently in MV) FirefoxOS Automation
Michael Heldt Winnie Aoieong San Francisco San Francisco Office Finance business partner for 8 product and product support groups

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

Cloud Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support