Thunderbird Summit 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Last month (Oct. 15th to Oct. 18th, to be precise), twenty volunteers descended on Mozilla’s Toronto office to discuss Mozilla Thunderbird. This included Mozilla employees, Thunderbird contributors of all sorts (developers, user interface designers, add-on reviewers), Lightning contributors, and chat/Instantbird contributors.

The entire group of volunteers.

It was great to spend some quality …

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How I Got Involved in Mozilla

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

This is discussed very briefly on my about page, but I figured it could use a bit of a longer discussion. I generally consider myself to have joined the Mozilla community in ~2006. I know that I was using Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Mozilla Sunbird way before that (probably …

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Adding an Auxiliary Audio Input to a 2005 Subaru Outback

Saturday, August 30, 2014

I own a 2005 (fourth generation) Subaru Outback, I’ve had it since the fall of 2006 and it has been great. I have a little over 100,000 miles and do not plan to sell it anytime soon.

There is one thing that just kills me though. You cannot …

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Mentoring and Time

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

No, this is not about being late places, it’s about respecting people’s time. I won’t go deep into why this is important as, Michael Haggerty wrote an awesome article on this. His thoughts boiled down to a single line of advice:

DON’T WASTE OTHER PEOPLE’S …
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New Blog: Serving the Content

Sunday, July 6, 2014

In the first part of this blog post I talked about using Pelican to create a blog, this is a bit more about how I got it up and running.

Getting a Domain

The most exciting part! Getting a domain! I used gandi.net, it was recommended to me by …

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