Author Archives: Allan

A Much Belated Boston Summit Blog Post

Last week I returned from a great trip to Boston, which included my first experience of GNOME Boston Summit – a three-day event that was held at MIT over the Columbus Day weekend. Boston Summit comes at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Taking GNOME 3 to the next level

It’s time to talk about GNOME 3.6. I’m more excited about this release than any since 3.0. The list of major updates is impressive: new message tray, updated Activities Overview, lock screen, integrated input sources, accessibility on by default, new … Continue reading

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In my last post I described how, during this year’s GUADEC, members of the GNOME community came together to plan where the project could go in the next 18 months or so. The slides from Xan and Juanjo’s talk give … Continue reading

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An Awesome GUADEC and a Bright Future

This year’s GUADEC was one of the best that I have ever attended. I have never seen the GNOME community so energised. New contributors were more visible than ever before, and all of them were fantastically enthusiastic and motivated. It … Continue reading

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Report: A Coruña UX Hackfest

We had a fantastic UX hackfest earlier this week. A group of 14 contributors spent two days in the Igalia office here in A Coruña. The brought together designers and developers, and gave us an opportunity to work through some … Continue reading

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Pre-GUADEC Reflections

I’m looking forward to this year’s GUADEC. I missed the one last year, so it’s going to be great to be back. As usual, there are lots of people who I’m looking forward to seeing in person, including both established … Continue reading

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UX Hackfest next week in A Coruña

I’m really happy that we will be holding a two-day UX Hackfest prior to this year’s GUADEC conference. It’s been a while since we’ve had a UX Hackfest, and this was a great opportunity to get people together. This cycle … Continue reading

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GNOME.Asia 2012

This year’s GNOME.Asia conference wrapped up a couple of days ago, and it was a pleasure to participate for in the event for the second year running. The conference was been a fantastic opportunity to meet GNOME enthusiasts as well … Continue reading

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