WeeklyUpdates/2015-07-06

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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 Mozilla Friends of Mozilla

  • Congratulations to Mehul Patel on becoming Firefox Student Ambassadors of the Month June 2015. He started an "FSA Summer Camp" initiative teaching students about different contribution areas in Mozilla every week for 2 months.
  • Congratulations to LU Firefox Club on becoming Firefox Club of the Month June 2015! They recently hosted a MozAwareness event, driving Firefox for Android downloads and #FoxYeah creations to 150+ attendees!
  • Thanks to Cameron McCormack for massive memory performance improvements in Firefox 41 for people using ad-blockers in Firefox. See "Firefox 41 will use less memory when running AdBlock Plus" for details.
  • Congratulations to Atique Ahmed Ziad, the newest Friend of Marketplace! In addition to fixing bugs on Marketplace, Atique has also been mentoring others to do the same. Thanks Atique!

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 06 July

Tuesday, 07 July

Wednesday, 08 July

  • Weekly Bug Verification Day
  • After a 2 week hiatus, The Joy of Coding is BACK! Watch an engineer hack on Firefox live! It's like teppanyaki, but for source code!
  • CascadiaFest2015 happening July 8th-10th in Blaine, Washington
    • CascadiaJSFest is a three-day, community-driven conference on the cutting edge of JavaScript and CSS
    • Mozillians attending include Dave Camp and Jeff Griffiths and Potch!
  • FISL 16, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 8th - 11th.
    • One of the biggest Open Source events in the world, and the most important for the region. FISL is the place where all the Open Source communities can learn about the latest news, and help to build a more fair humanity with open knowledge.
    • Mozilla presence this year will be with a dedicated Room, where Reps will give talks, workshops and demos. More info on the official site.

Thursday, 09 July

Friday, 10 July

Saturday, 11 July

  • TuxCon 2015, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. 11th and 12th.
    • TuxCon is a free community event about free and open-source software for Internet of Things, mobile, embedded and wearable devices. The twitter hashtag of the event is #TuxCon.
    • Mozilla presence will consist on a talk about Firefox OS, by Giannis Konstantinidis
  • Mozilla Weekend Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 11th and 12th.
    • Mozilla Weekend will be the first of its kind in Germany. We will have talks on Saturday and workshops to go in depth on Sunday. We will focus on coders as well as non-coders. This means that everybody will find something interesting and will be able to work on something in the workshops.
    • Event organized by Michael Kohler and Elio Qoshi.
  • Mozilla L10N/QA Hackaton, Lima, Peru. 11th and 12th.
    • At this hackathon, Mozillians will receive training on the latest projects within those functional areas plus community growth within both l10n and QA for LATAM communities. For all details about this event, please sse the event's wiki page.
  • The fifth annual IndieWebCamp is July 11-12 in Portland Oregon as usual, and simultaneously Brighton, England this year!
    • IndieWebCamp is a 2-day creator camp focused on growing the independent web.
    • Still a few spots left - sign-up: http://indiewebcamp.com/2015

Sunday, 12 July

Next Week

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location: Portland

Firefox OS

Speaker Location:

CTO Update

Speaker Location:

Content Services

Speaker Location:

Webmaker

Speaker Location:

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
Melissa Romaine,Stacy Martin, Jochai Ben-Avie Policy Team Request for Policy Support Form SF yes https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qFUOkDI8ePyPjk8u962xHICW7FwzCrri44rFtSWV1co/edit#slide=id.p mzl.la/policysupport
Rachel Berenbaum People Team (Recruiting) Updates to the Employee Referral Program Guidelines MV No
Rachel Pearl People Team (Recruiting) Updates on Interview Feedback Form in Jobvite MV No
Soledad Penadés DevRel Hello from the Developer Relations team! London, UK No https://wiki.mozilla.org/Devrel

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?

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?
Mariusz Kierski Eric Faust Mountain View Mountain View JS Eng.
Thyla van der Merwe Eric Rescorla Mountain View Mountain View Research
Mihai-Cristian Volmer Daniel Holbert Mountain View San Francisco Platform - Layout
Theo Chevalier Peiying Mo Mountain View Mountain View Platform Eng. (Localization)
Lorien Hu Trevor Saunders Toronto Toronto Platform - Accessibility

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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

Web QA

QA Community

Automation & Tools

bugzilla.mozilla.org

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

  • bug 825946 Tracking flags should be cleared when a bug is moved to a product/component where they are not valid
  • bug 1171523 "Loop" product renamed to "Loop (Hello)"

All changes.

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support