Repurposing Build Your Own Browser

Over two years ago we launched Build Your Own Browser as a way to create customized versions of Firefox that could be shared with friends, family, and affinity groups. Since that time we’ve had almost 6,000 individual registrations and almost 4,000 customized versions of Firefox submitted for distribution. We’re very happy with the response we’ve […]

Decelerating Deadsquid turns 14 this month, and there are some changes afoot. I’ve been running a bunch of ISP-ish services – everything from dialup access to mail and web hosting – since 1995, and am tired of it. I like having my own server to do my own thing, and have been happy to help friends […]

a note to myself

andrea posted a link to a note she leaves to herself to remember something important. I have something similar on my work computer to ensure I remember something important, too. I work with a great group of people at Mozilla, and a large part of how we function is through peer reviews of ideas, code, […]

firefox release dates

Update: Asa put a calendar up that is much better, as it covers all release channels, not just the main line. because I am always, always trying to figure out when a particular release of Firefox is coming out. big-assed disclaimer: this assumes unwavering adherence to releasing every six weeks. I will update this page […]

white chicken chili

…because the other day got up to 36-ish, it seemed like the best way to celebrate was to make chili at 11pm. it’s a staple recipe I got from lee when I was living in NYC, and it’s worth sharing. probably not in 36-degree weather, but I’ll leave that up to you. NOTE: if your […]

T-minus 2 hours

IMG_0709.jpg, a photo by zjlw on Flickr. Our back yard cleaned up pretty nicely for the wedding. We had the ceremony on one side of the yard, and dinner on the other. The weather was fantastic, and so was the day as a whole.

it was kinda like this

it was kinda like this, a photo by ibekev on Flickr. …but better. in case you didn’t know, I married the girl of my dreams this weekend. it was wonderful. thanks to all my family and friends who shared the day with us. we’re unbelievably lucky.

Adobe Security Updates for Flash, Reader, and Shockwave Plugins (plus bonus Silverlight & Java updates)

On June 14th 2011 Adobe released updates for its Flash, Reader, and Shockwave plugins to address critical security vulnerabilities in those products. Also getting in on the update fun recently was Microsoft, with a new version of Silverlight and Oracle, who released an update to Java last week that addressed 17 security vulnerabilities. If you […]