WeeklyUpdates/2015-06-15

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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

  • Huge thanks to everyone who supported last week's NewCo events at our Mountain View Space. This includes our awesome recruiting peeps Keith Harris, Michelle Marovich, Shea Healms and Rachel Berenbaum; our PR peeps Laura Napoli and Justin O'Kelly; our knowledgable storytellers Asa Dotzler and Dan Veditz; our esteemed speaker David Bryant and our amazing event pros Lisa Gray and Abbie Woods. Because of you, hundreds more people have been inspired by the Mozilla story.
  • Big thanks to all the Mozilla Hacks blog authors of May & June (staff and volunteers in no particular order): Benjamin Peterson, Francesco Iovine, Szmozsánszky István (Flaki), Jason Orendorff, Sean Lin, Jan Odvarko, Potch, Piotr Zalewa, Chris Mills, Brian Grinstead, Nick Desaulniers, Wilson Page, George Politis, Maire Reavy, Dave Camp, Jason Weathersby, Jeff Griffiths, Harald Kirschner. THANK YOU!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 15 June

Tuesday, 16 June

Wednesday, 17 June


  • Homebrew Website Club Meetup (every other Wednesday)

    Be independent with your web browser and your web site.

    • San Francisco (@MozSF 1st fl Java room) and Portland
    • 17:30-18:30 Writing Hour
    • 18:30-19:30 IndieWeb meetup & hack night

      Create or update your personal web site — wherever you host it, shared, VPS, or at home; static, dynamic, WordPress, or other software.

      Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

      Any questions? See the wiki page for details
      or join IRC: http://indiewebcamp.com/irc/today?beta#bottom

Thursday, 18 June

Friday, 19 June

Saturday, 20 June

  • Community Pune Meetup
    • The Community Pune meetup is an annual meetup for all Pune (and other nearby regions) Mozillians to be able to come together, recognize and appreciate the work each one of us is putting in for this community and for Mozilla as a whole and also plan out our activities for 2015 in a way that our efforts can be in sync with Mozilla's mission for 2015.
    • More info on the Reps Event page

Sunday, 21 June

Next Week

  • OpenSource Bridge, in Portland, OR. From 23rd to 26th
    • Open Source Bridge is a conference for developers working with open source technologies and for people interested in learning the open source way.
  • Hong Kong OpenSource Conference, 26th, and 27th.
    • MozTW and Mozilla Hong Kong members are going to developing Mozilla present in HKOSC, with related sessions/workshops and a Mozilla demonstration booth.

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox OS

Speaker Location:

CTO Update

Lars Bergstrom: Remote

We are holding two 3-hour training sessions during the Whistler workweek. One is on Servo, the new web rendering engine, and one is on the new programming language, Rust. Neither requires previous experience, and both will have a substantial, mentored, hands-on hacking portion.

Servo - Wednesday, 1–4 PM: http://sched.co/3ZQn

Rust - Thursday, 1–4 PM: http://sched.co/3ZQp

Please sign up using the Sched links so we make sure we have sufficient space and mentors!

Content Services

Speaker Location:

Webmaker

Andrew Sliwinski (Portland)

http://mzl.la/changelog

  • Webmaker for Android
  • Launch activities now underway
    • Bangladesh
    • Kenya
    • Indonesia
    • Brazil

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location:

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per topic. 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
Liz Compton Legal Affairs Manager A couple of announcements from Legal Mountain View No
Josh Carpenter VR Demos! Vancouver No

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 Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be contributing from? What will the new person be working on?

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?
Shraddha Patil Sheeri Cabral Mountain View US Remote (CA) Data Integration Engineer
Pallavi Yaramada Faramarz Rashed Mountain View Mountain View Engineering Manager
Alexander Fridman Sylvie Veilleux Mountain View San Francisco Sr. Director, IT Service Operations
Andreas Wagner Amy Tsay Mountain View Germany Remote Add-ons Technical Editor
Kristine Solon Lenae Lukens Mountain View Mountain View Accountant
Connor Imes Lars Bergstrom US Remote (Chicago) US Remote (Chicago) Research
Jamie Nicol Milan Sreckovic Toronto London Platform Graphics

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?
Andrei Oprea Dan Mosedale Mountain View San Francisco FFX OS
Steven Englehardt Tanvi Vyas Mountain View San Francisco Security Engineering
Jonathan Almeida Michael Comella Mountain View San Francisco Mobile
Huon Wilson Alex Chrichton Mountain View San Francisco Research
Koki Yoshida Peter deHaan Mountain View Mountain View Cloud Services

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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

Content Services

Content Services will hold a Brownbag for Suggested Tiles at Whistler on Friday June 26, 10:30 - 11:30am. Please visit Sched for location details. All are invited!

Messaging

Mobile

IT

The IT team is standing up a new capability for Mozilla: Cloud Service Broker. Is your data stuck in a SaaS silo? Do you wish your SaaS app had single sign-on? Is your SaaS vendor working hard enough for you? Learn more about how IT can help SaaS owners at Mozilla during Whistler. Join us Tues 4pm, Summit Room at Aava or see Sched for more (http://sched.co/3fV1).

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

Web QA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support

Bringing Kids to Whistler? there are a few of us and it might be fun to coordinate... sign up here and we'll try to get the kids together with their grownups for some fun. Please DONT share this list outside Mozillians for security reasons. Anyone who doesn't have mozilla.com email can contact lshapiro@mozilla.com for access (please tell me who you are in the request, Mozillian, spouse or grandparent or childcare person or whatever)