Announcing the Karmic Koala Ubuntu Developer Summit

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the Karmic Koala, I am tickled pink to announce the details of the next Ubuntu Developer Summit taking place at Palau de Congressos de Catalunya in Barcelona in Spain from Mon 25th May – Fri 29th May. The Ubuntu Developer...

On Governance

While writing a chapter on governance for the Art Of Community, I kick off the chapter with the wonderful story of how Mike Basinger, a volunteer who has never worked for Canonical Ltd, has been able to serve on two of the most significant governance bodies in the...

Keeping Things In Perspective

Am I the only one who is getting a little tired of all the bickering over version control in the GNOME community? I was under the impression that GNOME is people, not GNOME is people (who argue over which way you skin a cat). Version control is important, and it is...

Week Off

Just a quick note to everyone, I am taking the following week off as holiday to write the Art Of Community. This is the second and last week I am taking off to work before I hit the writing deadline. I will be responding to email, but a little slower than...

Ready To Jam?

Next weekend is the Ubuntu Global Bug Jam! This is the regular event in each release cycle in which LoCo teams from around the world get together to work on Ubuntu bugs: reporting, triaging, fixing and otherwise rocking Ubuntu. So far we really have an excellent...