What a wild ride, Mozilla, and this is my stop.

After nearly 4 years, my tenure as Mozilla staff is coming to an end. Today is my last day. It’s been a wild ride, fellow Mozillians. I’ve enjoyed working with many of you and will miss getting to do so as part of my day job. No specific post-Mozilla employment plans as yet, other than …

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I have joined tableflip club

If you’ve never heard of tableflip, read this. After nearly 4 years of employment, I have given notice at Mozilla. My last day will be 27 August. I’m not going quietly. Mozilla has serious, systemic cultural and organizational issues. Addressing these is imperative to Mozilla’s advancing its stated mission to “promote openness, innovation & opportunity …

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The Recompiler: Now with more podcast!

If you’ve been watching my tweetstream recently, you know that The Recompiler (@recompilermag), a magazine about technology, is in the final days hours of it’s inaugural subscription drive. Yesterday, Audrey announced that we’re going create a podcast version of The Recompiler! Some of you may have listened to In Beta, which I co-hosted last year. …

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Fun with git submodules

Git submodules are amazingly useful. Because they provide a way for you to connect external, separate git repositories they can be used to organize your vim scripts, your dotfiles, or even a whole mediawiki deployment. As incredibly useful as git submodules are, they can also be a bit confusing to use. This goal of this …

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Why I believe in Portland tech

Update 12/31 1:30pm PT: WE DID IT!! Nearly 100 of you donated over $8,500.00 and another donor has offered the difference needed to match Sumana’s $15k. Thank you so much everyone! We’re looking forward to an amazing 2015. Update 12/26 5pm: We’re at 25% of our goal! Not bad, but still a ways to go. …

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