Idea/goals mentioned above looks great. Idea of Dev Derby workshops also
sound fantastic. But was a bit disappointed seeing that we'll be giving
away phones, I would like it if we can give Fx OS phones as prize. Prize is
a huge factor... since developing wonderful apps require great amount of
time and prize is a definitely a big motivating factor. I think we should
think of attractive prize, if giving away a phone each month is not
I'd prefer mailing list discussion to any other alternatives!
On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 10:50 PM, Majken Connor wrote:
> Alright, here's my rundown on what I'd like to do, feedback wanted!
> 1. What's changing?
> * MoCo no longer running contest
> * DemoStudio will still be maintained
> * Contest will be community run (volunteer group of volunteers and
> * Contest to relaunch in October, first contest month will be
> 2. Let's talk about what the Dev Derby has been
> * What were the goals of the Dev Derby
> * What was involved in running the Derby
> * Why was it under MDN
> * What were its successes
> 3. Let's talk about where we want to take the Dev Derby Contest
> * Should we change the goals
> * What changes do we want to make to the format
> ** We do need to change the prizes, we will no longer be giving
> out phones every month
> * Here's a big one: Should we live under the Foundation umbrella,
> Webmaker level 2?
> ** Several factors to consider, first being why contest was under
> MDN initially
> 4. Let's brainstorm on what we can do to enhance the contest and make it
> more successful
> * Dev Derby Workshops
> ** These have been getting traction in Toronto, let's start
> having them everywhere
> ** World Tour (Launch activity, will cover later)
> * Getting the winners more involved in the contest
> * More mentoring for participants!
> 5. Next Steps
> * Reach out to more volunteers to join us
> * Start developing the relaunch plan
> * Start assigning tasks
> I've copied this into an etherpad so you can leave feedback under each
> point. https://devderby.etherpad.mozilla.org/Getting-Started
> Here's the question for you guys. How do you want to get started on these
> discussions? Should we start with a phone/vidyo meeting, or should I start
> these conversations here.
> I'm a heavy believer in using the mailing lists. Between timezones and
> accents it's just more convenient and inclusive, so even if we choose live
> meetings to catch each other up and stay on the same page, we'll still use
> the mailing lists in between meetings. I have a rule - nothing can go on a
> meeting agenda that hasn't been brought up in the discussion forum first!
> community-devderby mailing list
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