And I’m back to Rio after attending this year’s GUADEC in Brno, Czech Republic. This was my second GUADEC and I’m happy to report it was just as awesome as my first one. I first attended the conference last year, in La Coruña, as an OPW intern. This year, I got the chance to come back to the event as an OPW mentor and a speaker. Continue reading “GUADEC 2013”
Earlier this month, the GNOME Marketing team worked together for three days for this year’s Marketing Hackfest. For the last couple of months, we grew a lot in terms of organization, and this hackfest was a great opportunity to materialize these efforts and to build a more solid foundation for what is to come.
I just returned from Boston, after attending this year’s Boston Summit. During the three days of the event, a number of GNOME contributors got together to discuss what the next few months are looking like for GNOME. As a newcomer, many of the things discussed were new to me — which means I got the chance to learn lots during the event.
From September 21 to 23, I was in Florida with other GNOME contributors for the User Observation hackfest — held within this year’s openSUSE Summit. The main goal of the Hackfest was to visit the City of Largo, home of a large GNOME deployment within its public sector. Dave Richards showed us his SUSE-powered thin clients and also discussed some of the rationale behind his customizations to GNOME.