Category Archives: Job

Things I learnt about managing people while being a Wikipedia admin

Just over four years ago I gave up my volunteer, unpaid role as an administrator of the Finnish Wikipedia. Today, while discussing with a friend, I realised what has been one of the most valuable lessons in both my professional … Continue reading

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And then, unexpectedly, life happens

I hope none of you have expected me to blog more often. It’s been over a year since I’ve last blogged, and so much has happened since I last did. I’ve travelled to Cornwall, started a Facebook page that got … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’, release 1.2.1 (LCS2010, MeeGo workshop videos)

As promised earlier, I’ve now published four of the sessions from Linux Collaboration Summit 2010 which was held in San Francisco in April. They’re viewable in blip.tv, and I’ve decided to follow the licensing Linux Foundation itself has for the … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’, release 1.2 (Linux Collaboration Summit, day 2)

The second day of the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit started with breakfast and scoping out the possible talks to attend to. Many of the talks looked interesting, but I wandered to the MeeGo workgroup room according to my original plan … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’, release 1.1 (Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, day 1)

I’ve got plenty to tell about my experiences of our two month trip to Silicon Valley, but I’ll start with telling about the conferences and events I’ve attended. I’ll start the story with the most important and the biggest one, … Continue reading

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Guess what?! Brussels and FOSDEM!

WOHOOOOO! As Mirv blogged earlier, three of Nomovokians, me included are attending FOSDEM this year. I’ve not planned anything big yet apart from meeting people involved with Maemo, Ubuntu and Ubuntu Women…

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LUGradio Live UK 2008

I hate traveling a lot. Still, there are few things I’m ready to sacrifice my mental health to by traveling, and one of them is excellent Open Solutions related confrences, shows and … things. One of the latter is organized … Continue reading

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GUADEC/aKademy to Tampere?

I was fortunate enough to have a chance to participate in GUADEC, GNOME Users and DEvelopers Conference (yes, I know, don’t get excited) in 2006 in Vilanova i la Geltrú. I had been using Ubuntu for a year and a … Continue reading

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Heippa maailma!

“Hi, my name is Miia and I’m an Ubuntuholic.” Hi, I’m Miia Ranta, one of the recent additions to Ubuntu members but also to Planet Ubuntu. I’ve been using Ubuntu since February 2005, Linux few times before that. I can … Continue reading

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