Measuring Community

You know what, I love being a community manager. I love the challenges, I love the opportunities, and I love the diversity of application and work. There are of course some frustrating elements, and one of these frustrating elements is the pre-conceived perspectives...

Videolicious

Guess what folks? Horseman Holbach is at it again, this time showing you how to upgrade Ubuntu source packages: Can’t see him in all of his German glory? Click here. There is also an Ogg Theora version available. And…good news! Daniel and I are meeting in...

Ubuntu 9.04 Developer Summit Sponsorship

DIGG THIS! The Ubuntu Developer Summit is one of the most central events in the Ubuntu calendar. It is there that we discuss, debate and design the next version of Ubuntu. It is an incredible experience, filled with smart and enthusiastic people, fast paced and...

Erm…

Congratulations to the FSF for managing to get the legendary Stephen Fry to celebrate the anniversary of GNU. I am just somewhat surprised they decided to license it under a non-free license (Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States)....

Two Years Going Strong

Two years ago today I came to work at Canonical as the Ubuntu Community Manager. When I started at Canonical, it was just me working with Mark to define my role and focus and to determine what I wanted to do to help grow and facilitate our stunning community. Since...