After a long day of talking about calendaring at CalConnect, some of the Mozilla calendar & mail folks (hopefully at least Daniel, Christian, Dan, Clint and David) will be going out for drinks & more food on Tuesday Feb 5… Continue Reading
I had a great day in Mountain View today. It was the day after the Firefox 3b3 code freeze, so there were a lot of very tired, bleary-eyed engineers walking around, but the tree was green, regressions seemed under control,… Continue Reading
I’ll be in the Bay Area starting this evening for less than 24 hours (assuming no delays =). I’ll be there again Feb 4-8 for the CalConnect roundtable and other meetings. I’ll be in SF/Berkeley Feb 19-24 (but missing FOSDEM!).… Continue Reading
If I had more acting chops, I’d love to make a parody video of the Tom Cruise video, where I’m blathering on about fixing email. “If you see a bad From: header, you have to stop and help”. “I do… Continue Reading
Tristan Nitot has a cute video of a few first experiences with the eeePC from ASUS, the very small, solid state memory, under a kilo. Comes with Firefox and Thunderbird built-in, of course. An interesting device.
There are projects with open source licenses, and there are open source projects. It’s a distinction which I’ve known about intellectually for a long time, but which I’m just now starting to understand at a more emotional level. In particular,… Continue Reading
I’ve been following the private beta of Lily for a while, but now it’s public and everyone can play. Bill Orcutt seems to be a man with a weird, playful mind, and some serious technical chops.
One of the joys of building a company in Vancouver is the fact that you can recruit people by truthfully telling them that, compared to many other places like San Francisco, the public school system is great, providing a joyful… Continue Reading
I’m very excited to share the following news: Dan Mosedale (dmose to his IRC friends) has agreed to help me launch MailCo. For those of you who don’t know Dan, you should know that he’s been involved in Mozilla since… Continue Reading
I’m very happy about this bit of news which was made public today: Damien Katz was just hired by IBM to work on CouchDB, and CouchDB will be donated to the Apache Software Foundation. This is very cool stuff, and… Continue Reading