In the News…

In the last couple of weeks, I have worked on various gnomie tasks:

  • I submitted a nomination application entering GNOME for a 2012 Computer World Honors Award. Thank you so much to Karen SandlerJuanjo Marin,  and Bryen Yunashko for all your help. Collaboration works, and what a fun way to get the job done! We’ll keep our fingers crossed.
  • Started working with Allan Day on the big project of improving the news infrastructure of GNOME. We hope to streamline the process for gathering and distributing news, with the goals of stimulating more contributions, ensuring fresh content on http://www.gnome.org, and communicating more effectively with our 16,000 followers on social media like Facebook and Twitter.
  • Our current thoughts are represented in the diagram below, which I added to the wiki, along with comments. Sri has suggested creating some quality videos from events like GUADEC. I’d be more than happy to make the videos happen at GUADEC, if I get to go!  BryenY has made several suggestions about the News Crew editorial process based on his experience creating news for openSUSE. Of course, he reminded me again of the importance of  subtitles in all of our videos- thank you Bryen :)

Finally, our fearless leader, Karen Sandler, has received rave reviews for her keynote presentation at Linux Conference Australia. According to Jacob Applebaum, “Karen Sandler’s keynote at #LCA2012 is hilarious; she’s a great public speaker and her talk about heart implants is thought provoking.”  Thank you, Karen.

And since my hackergotchi has not yet appeared on planet, here I am:                                

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2 responses

  1. It’s a good idea, gnome news are not obvious to gather.

    But, facebook? Did you meant Diaspora* ?

    January 19, 2012 at 2:33 pm

  2. Haha- well, those followers aren’t on Diaspora. Maybe someday…

    January 19, 2012 at 2:39 pm

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