Fixing Community Processes

Recently a few people have shared stories with me about how they have run up against processes that felt too complex or overly formal, processes that they feel have got in the way of the just do it philosophy that runs deep in the Free Software culture. My view has...

Four Years And The Chasm

This month marks my four year anniversary at Canonical. What a four years at has been. I traditionally write up a little retrospective each year, but or some reason ‘four years’ feels a tad more special than usual, and I am not really sure why. Maybe...

Rest Well, My Friend

It was with great sadness that I read earlier that my friend and colleague Ian Clatworthy passed away after his fight with cancer. Although I never knew Ian that well, whenever I did work and spend time with him I always found him to be a fun, light-hearted, and...