Connecting The Opportunistic Dots

Something I have talked about extensively recently has been my passion to see opportunistic developers served well on the Linux desktop. These kinds of programmers are people who want to write small, focused, fun little applications that scratch an itch, even if that...

Passing On The Lernid Torch

This week has been a big week for Lernid in which it has received some comprehensive testing, feedback and exposure because of the always awesome Ubuntu Developer Week. It has been fantastic to see Ubuntu Developer Week session leaders using slides and the features in...

Application Indicator Online Tutorial Today

Recently I have been talking about how stoked I am that we are solving the problems in the notification area with Application Indicators based on this spec from the KDE team. We are now shipping this functionality in Lucid with Rhythmbox, Nautilus, Empathy,...

Amber Graner Is The New Leader Of Ubuntu Women

Just a quick note to offer my congratulations to the always affable Amber Graner for her appointment as leader of the Ubuntu Women project. All of the candidates (Melissa Draper, Penelope Stowe and Amber) did a wonderful job in articulating their vision for the...