Posts Tagged: Mozilla
My friend and occasionally-quadrennial conference co-organizer, Peter Rukavia, is writing about his experience with a developer-preview Firefox OS phone. • His perspective is particularly interesting as it doesn’t come from inside the Firefox/Mozilla world. He’s just your average run-of-the-mill …
Updated the previous post with a link to the presentation video: A Brief History of Mozilla.com (and .org)
Posted by Steven Garrity on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 in Open Source Software, Mozilla, Usability & Design, Web Development
Reporting today on location in sunny Mountain View, California and the lovely Mozilla headquarters. • I’m doing a talk in the Mozilla lounge about the history of the mozilla websites called A Brief History Mozilla.com (and .org) today (April 12, 2011) at 12:30PM Pacific time (4:30pm Atlantic … read more »
I am proud, grateful, and generally delighted to be one of the many smiling faces in this photo: • Photo by Gen Kanai.
Stephen Horlander over at Mozilla is doing great work on the visual appearance and functionality of future versions of Firefox. See his latest Windows Theme/UI Update. • Pixel nerds may remember Stephen from his significant contributions to Firefox 1.0 with the Winstripe and Pinstripe themes.
In what sounds like the worst meeting ever, the US State Department’s Town Hall Meeting to Announce the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) (that’s really what it’s called), a State Department staff member asked this question: • “Can you please let the staff use an alternative … read more »
Posted by Steven Garrity on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 in Open Source Software, Mozilla, Usability & Design - 2 comments
As with every major release of Firefox since 1.0, I’ve had the privilege of working with Mozilla on their website updates for the new Firefox 3.5 release. • If you care about web browsers, you already know why it’s awesome, and if you don't care about web browsers, all you need to know is that …
We made a cool tech demo of some new Video features from the upcoming Firefox 3.5 (which is required to view the demo, of course). • View the Demo(Firefox 3.5 beta required)
Artist Shepard Fairey has recently become widely known for his iconic Obama posters (featured on the cover of Time magazine). It is much less widely known that he created another iconic image from the tech world. • Sometime in 1998, Shepard Fairey created the lizard artwork that became the logo …
Posted by Steven Garrity on Friday, July 4, 2008 in Open Source Software, Mozilla, Usability & Design - 7 comments
With the release of Firefox 3 last month, the Mozilla project, corporation, community, and the open-source software world in general have a great achievement on their collective hands. • My involvement with Mozilla began with a weblog post in October of 2003, over a year before the initial …