Moztrip to Mozilla office(Days at San Francisco and Mountain View)

It is about time to tell my days at Mozilla office and visit around San Francisco,Mountain View.As you all know I have been attend AdaCamp during July 10-11.After the camp I have one day for visit around Washington DC.I love all Museum in DC and I will write my experiences  of traveling to US as personal blog post.Here is photos of My travel to US.

Now let’s continue to the Moztrip to San Francisco.I was landed San Jose at round about 9pm Friday(don’t’ want to tell about flight delay anymore) and visit San Francisco during weekend.My feeling to San Francisco is like I was arrived to another Planet. Weather is super COLD to me.

My work week is start at Monday July 16.I went to the Mozilla office at Mountain View and had great chance to meet with Mitchell Baker.Thank Mary  and Rowe for arranging me everything. Feeling of arriving at Mozillia office was feel like I walk in the dream! Everybody from Mozilla office is so nice to me. Smile,Cheer and heard lot of words for “Welcome” .Feel like I arrive my home.Safe and warmly.

The early morning of Tuesday I went to the San Francisco office to  meet Mary and visit around Beautiful office beside the Bay Bridge.During my visit I was found my pic and other comm reps photos at the Mozilla office. You can imagine how I feel. I was shock and surprise and then I was jealous my photo was arrived early than me 🙂

One night and 2days at San Francisco office,met lot of awesome people and great chance met with David and Michael.Same time Sumo Team had meeting at San Francisco office.

The end of my last day was in Mountain View wit WebQA team. Thank Matt  for invite me to WebQA team meeting.And also Thank again Lukas for making connecting with Matt.During visit Mozilla trip I had two meeting and met lot of people behind the avatar.And I had chance to tell feedback of our Mozilla Myanmar Community and upcoming events.

Stay tune for upcoming event and blog post of Mozillian activities.I hope you all enjoy my moztrip .

Firefox Add-ons Cross More Than 3 Billion Downloads!

မော်ဇီလာ အထူးသတင်းတပုဒ်ကိုတင် ပြချင်ပါတယ်။ ယခု မြီးမြေခွေး အက်အွန်ကို အသုံးပြု downloads ချမှုဟာ 3 billion ကျော်သွားပါပြီ ။ ယခုလို ​ေဒါင်းလုဒ်ချ မှု အရေအတွက်ဟာ ကမ္ဘာ လူဦးရေ ရဲ့ထက်၀က်ကိုတောင် ကျော်လွန်သွားပြီး ယနေ့အင်တာနက် အသုံးပြုသူအရေအတွက်ထက် ပိုမိုများပြားပါတယ်

မော်ဇီလာမှ အက်အွန် တွေကို ၀ဘ်လောကသို့ စတင်မိတ်ဆက်ခဲ့တဲ့ ၂၀၀၄ခုနှစ်နောက်ပိုင်း နဲ့ ၂၀၀၉ခုနစ်မှ စပြီး ဖုန်းအတွက် ရရှိလာတဲ့ နောက်ပိုင်းကစပြီး သင့်စိတ်ကြိုက် အက်အွန်တွေကို ပြုပြင်ပြောင်းလဲစေနိုင်လို့ သင့်ရဲ့ ၀ဘ် အရေအသွေးတွေကိုလည်း တိုးမြင့်လာစေတယ်။

မီးမြေခွေး အသုံးပြုသူ ၈၆ ရာခိုင်နှုန်းထဲမှာ အနည်းဆုံးတ​​ယာက်မှာ အက်အွန်တခုစီကနေ ၅စီထိ သွင်းထားကြပါတယ်။ အသုံးအများဆုံးနဲ့ ရေပန်းအစားဆုံးတွေကတော့ AdBlock Plus, Firebug, NoScript, Personas Plus နဲ့ Video DownloadHelper တို့ပါပဲ။ နာမည်အကြီးဆုံး categories တွေထဲမှာprivacy and security, search tools, bookmarks နဲ့ themes တို့ကလည်း ရှေ့တန်းကပြေးနေပါတယ်။

အသုံးပြုသူတွေ ၁၅၀,၀၀၀ ကျော်ဟာလည်း မီးမြေခွေး အက်အွန် စုစည်းမှုလေးတွေကို Family Organizer, Traveler’s Pack, Sports Fanatic, The Paranoid Kit, Web Developer’s Toolbox နဲ့ Online Shopping မှ ရွေးချယ်ပြီးပြုလုပ်ထားကြပါတယ်။

ယခုဖော်ပြသွားသောအရေအတွက်များသည် Firefox Add-ons Gallery မှ​ အရေအတွက်သီးသန့်များသာပါ၀င်သည။ Themes ​ ​ေဒါင်းလုဒ်ချမှုများမပါဝင်ပါ
ကမ္ဘာတ၀န်းမှု အက်အွန် developers ၂၅၀၀၀ ကျော် နဲ့ အသုံးပြုသူ အားလုံးအားလုံးကို ကျေးဇူးတင်စွာဖြင့် ယခုပိုစ်လေးကိုမျှ​​ေ၀လိုက်ပါတယ်။

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Moztrip to US (Days at DC)

At Raining July 8 I started fly through to the way of Washington DC to attend AdaCamp This Camp is held at July 10-11 at Washington Post building. I was selected application form by AdaCamp and
my travel plan is started within 1month before I fly out. We (two Mozillia Reps) and our mentor Lukas   are represent as Mozilla reps and women open source.
We (me and Melek) got sponsor  from Mozilla to attend this camp. Unfortunately Melek  was problem with Visa and we didn’t get chance to meet her. But she had chance to meet with Luka at RepCamp at Berlin.
Two days on flight and airport finally I reach to US after crossing Pacific ocean. The first night me and Lukas went out DC dinner at Mexico restaurant and went bed early cause we both losing time zone and need more energy for AdaCamp.

AdaCamp is Beginning
At July 10 ,Sunny DC day we started to AdaCamp.The AdaCamp we have 65 sessions over 2 days here is link from official adacamp .I got uncountable experiences,sharing,meeting,brainstorming and lot of fun.I met lot of super awesome women. And share lot of our experiences.And we didn’t noticed the time is passed through and we had dinner with our own sponsor group.Our  first day dinner was sponsor by Mozilla 🙂

The second day of Adacamp is more active  and more exciting.These session are I involved

Here are all session and ideas brainstorming.

We had several session during the same time that’s why I can’t attend all these sessions. But we can catch out these links and still brainstorming at mailing list.I will write more detail about “Open Education” and “Work up the chain (Kill Your Boss) ” session which I got ideas from these session. Hopefully not too late next weekend.Cause of AdaCamp I eat my first time Ethiopian food.

The final day of our AdaCamp we are invited by Wikimedia Opening Conference at Library of Congress.They allowed to wear formal dress and traditional dress.So you can imagine what I will wear.Yes! I bring our Burmese dress 🙂







Every time I was meeting,greeting with people. They are surprise I was come from Myanmar(Burma) and all they said was “You are the first person we met as Burmese”. Yes I am proud of to be Burmese and proud of part of the Mozilla.


Photos!I hope you all want to see about our movement photos during camp.But this Adacamp we take less tweet,direct post on social and taking pictures and more activate on Camp. That’s another good idea of camp.
The reason I like this idea is we can more more participate on the Camp, brainstorming and meeting people and talking rather than tweeting on social. I hope I will plan to make this idea our next Moz Cafe. 🙂

Another things I got from AdaCamp is “Stand Up and Speak out”. I was used to live “Listen and agreed” environment. But During this AdaCamp they teach me(gave me) ideas “Stand Up and Speak out” for our Opinion.

The best of  AdaCamp is “Wall of Compliments” idea started by our Awesome MozReps Lukas. You can see the wall of Compliments and how they gave us.I was shock and make me breathless during reading this.

Here is Our MozReps (me and Lukas) taking photo in front of White House.

I will continue wirting post about Moztrip to US(Days at San Francisco) about visiting Mozilla office at Mountain view and SanFrancisco.That post will be full of love with Mozillian and activities of Mozillian. Today I will meet my Burmese Mozillian and we have lot of task to take on upcoming next event.So please keep on eye my blog and don’t hesitate to ask me any question about “Mozilla”

My interview for AdaCamp

Hello ! It been a little bit long time I haven’t update my blog! Sorry about this! These days I  had been busy with my work and I had exam for the first year French class! Fortunately I pass my French exam as one of the person who passed the exam among 5 person at the whole class 🙂 Another good news is I had been invited at Ada Camp and here is my interview for Ada Camp. Please read this interview before I add my News Blog post !

My name is Chit Thiri Maung, In Burmese community they known me as “ahkeno” which is my blog name and nick name.

Tell us a little about your home community and/or your work.

Currently I working as Web Developer working with open source CMS (Joomla, Drupal, WordPress) and PHP, Javascript, and CSS.Then here is my opensource volunteering project I’m leading for Mozilla Myanmar Community .We have been created at last year 2011 July. Now we have official website I also leading for Burmese localization at Mozilla product (like: Firefox Aurora).

What is (one of) your key open technology/culture communities or projects? What do you enjoy about it?

Open Source! I have been familiar with this words since 2008. I started work with on Joomla after finished my Master Degree. Joomla is first one I work on and Firefox is my default browser!

Last 4 years,In Myanmar we don’t have good connection and we gave expensive money for using Internet (expensive than these days). So we used internet at Cyber Cafe. First I start met with Firefox as Cyber Cafe. I start used it and like it so much! Lucky I didn’t start use internet with IE. Then days by days passed I work on Company, I used Opensource product every day, I delight to use Open source product. Then I started dream that’s open source community will grow up in Myanmar.

First I try was Joomla Myanmar Community.I made event at CMS’s camp Manadalay 2011 and talk/shared about Joomla at BarcampMDY2011.

After that’s I start work on Mozrep at 2011 June (this time). All my dream come true for I can make Mozilla Myanmar community. I spread out Mozilla Love with volunteers at BarcampYGN2012 and BarcampMDY2012.

Here are all my blog post there!

One thing I proud to be Mozillian is, I had attend Mozcamp Asia 2011 at November. We met Super awesome Mozillian. Share ideas, learn each other and exchanging knowledge. Because of this empower, we made 93% of Localization with enthusiastic contributors.

I have lot of story about Open Source and Mozilla Love! All this stuff are summarize of my open source love 🙂
Here is my blogpost of Being Remo.

How has being a woman in your community changed during your involvement in it?

Before I answer this question.I want to talk about woman Aung San Suu Kyi. Hope Everybody know her! Being she is not from Technology field, she is the one I admire! Also another woman who I admirer : Mitchell Baker.

Talk on our Burmese IT Community, women are not too much. I’m the one who leading Mozilla Community. So everyday I faced challenging for working together with men.

Outside of your involvement with open technology/culture, what are you interested in and working on?

If I not working computer, I love talking with people, learning something (now I learn French), taking photos, travel sometime and hang out with my beloved MoM.

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