On The Recent Dash Improvements

In the last few days there has been some discussion in the community about some improvements that have been added to the dash in Ubuntu 12.10. I wanted to take a few minutes to share some thoughts about these improvements and some of the concerns raised. If you are...

Save The Children Birthday Fund-raiser Update

Yesterday was my birthday, and I kicked off a fund-raiser for Save The Children. Thanks to the fantastic generosity of you wonderful people, the current total as I write this is $627. This is awesome, thank-you so much! Unfortunately it is not enough awesome. I would...

Birthday Boy: Let’s Do Something Good

Today I turned 33. Another year and another birthday, and another shocking realization that I am an adult and not a long-haired 18-year-old dork playing Metallica in his bedroom. Fortunately I am not said dork (well, mostly), and I am hugely thankful for the life I am...

Attending The Next UDS Remotely

I just wanted to let you folks know that unfortunately I won’t be joining you in person at the next Ubuntu Developer Summit in Copenhagen in October. The timing of the event is too close for comfort to the due date for our first baby and the timing unfortunately...