30 Years Young

Today I turn 30. It seems everyone has an opinion about what happens when you turn 30. Sharing my news of the imminent event with friends would usually result in sarky mutterings of “it’s all downhill from here, boyo“, and affirmations that hangovers...

Improving Ubuntu/Upstream Bug Workflow

Today we launched the beta of our Ubuntu Upstream Report. Jorge has more details on how upstreams and Ubuntu contributors can make use of the report, but I wanted to spend a few moments telling the story behind the report. Quite some time ago, we set ourselves up with...

Mum and Dad

My Dad has had something of an interesting life. When he was very young, he was part of a large family that didn’t have a lot. He struggled at school and suffered some health problems as a kid, but his determination and enterprising nature lead him through a...

Bringing home the MOTU

With all the fun going on encouraging people to get involved with Ubuntu packaging, I was really psyched to see this blog post in which Efrain is writing a short diary of his progress going through MOTU. This is excellent, and will help us to continually improve and...

State of the Jokosher

I think its time to jam some Jokosher love into your collective pipes. Ready for an update on the worlds funkiest multi-track editor that all the cool kids are talking about? OK, here goes. Recently the development team have been hammering on bugs, ploughing in new...

Getting the new tune…

…is proving difficult right now as Recreant View is having DNS problems. Jokosher.org is also having the same DNS quirks. I have copied the new blastbeat-double-bass-drum-metal-tastic tune to jonobacon.org so you can grab it. So, to hear Take The Test, go and...