Tag Archives: gnome-shell

Shell Yes!

Back home after a typically exceptional week at GUADEC.  It is always really inspiring to be surrounded by so many people who are passionate about GNOME.  This year was particularly special for me because we are really starting to see … Continue reading

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The Grip, the Trip, and the Slip

If you’ve been following the GNOME Shell design documents you may have noticed that it had these FIXMEs and sets of random notes where there should be designs for what we’ve been calling the finding and reminding problem.  Now that … Continue reading

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Above the clouds

Finally settling back into the groove after an exciting week in London at the GNOME 3 Usability Hackfest.  Despite the title of the event, I’m glad that it turned into a wide-ranging, and multidisciplinary discussion of user experience design for … Continue reading

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Action Pack

We have been inspired by GNOME.  Moved to act by the ideas, ideals, and opportunities.  Encouraged to stay as we grow ourselves and as a community.  We know that the true measure of strength is not how much you can … Continue reading

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Mockturtlesuppe

Things have been rolling along in GNOME Shell land.  We’ve been experimenting and evolving the design as we go. If you were reading this and this carefully you may have noticed links to a design document for the Shell.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Whatchamacallit

One of the things Jeremy Perry and I have been working on in the GNOME Shell design is a way to make application launching work better.  You can see some of this in the following mockup: As you can see … Continue reading

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Getting the Message

If you are lucky enough to be with us in tropical Las Palmas and attended Owen’s keynote today you saw a preview of some of the new ideas we’ve been toying with for the GNOME Shell.  One of these concepts, … Continue reading

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The Third Age

(with apologies to Toffler for the title – Third Wave has other connotations these days) In the early days of personal digital computing things were pretty wild.  After all it was the 70′s and California (where much of the [computing] … Continue reading

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Words are Water

Risk And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to Blossom. – Anaïs Nin For the last couple of weeks I’ve been working pretty much non-stop … Continue reading

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Presentity

We like to talk.  Sometimes we are willing to listen.  But not always.  Sometimes we are busy, sometimes we sleep, and sometimes we are just sick of listening to you. I’ve tried to look at some of the ways we … Continue reading

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