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From Lena Reinhard <l...@thehoodiefirm.com>
Subject Re: Lena says hi // The CouchDB weekly news
Date Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:50:30 GMT
Great, thank you! 
I'll also subscribe to dev@, hoping to get some insights there, too.

On 24.03.2014, at 17:18, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Welcome Lena! I'm going to post a short notice to the user@ and dev@
> lists asking people to forward news-worth links and info to this list.
> 
> On 24 March 2014 11:17, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
>> On 24 March 2014 11:04, Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Any, hi Garren,
>>> 
>>> thanks for the warm welcome!
>>> 
>>> @Andy - this looks really useful, thanks for sharing! I'm currently trying
>>> to deal with the tons of CouchDB-related information I'm currently getting,
>>> and I'm sure this doc helps :)
>>> 
>> 
>> cool :)
>> 
>> 
>>> @Garren - easiest may be email (lena@thehoodiefirm.com) or on Twitter
>>> (@ffffux) :)
>>> 
>> 
>> erm I suggest to use the mailinglist here (marketing@couchdb.apache.org). I
>> guess Lena has already subscribed. Then we have everything at one place and
>> shared ...
>> 
>> I hope that is ok for everybody :)
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> Andy
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 24.03.2014, at 11:02, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi Lena,
>>>> 
>>>> This is great. I think a Couchdb weekly will work really well. How would
>>> be the best way to send you links or information. I work on Fauxton (the
>>> new Couchdb web UI), and it would be nice to let you know when we add new
>>> feature thats worth telling the larger community about.
>>>> 
>>>> cheers
>>>> Garren
>>>> 
>>>> On 24 Mar 2014, at 11:41 AM, Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'm Lena, a Berlin-based writer and photographer and working on
>>> Hoodie's (hood.ie) marketing and communications for one year now.
>>> Besides, I'm helping out with marketing for various conferences like
>>> Reject.js, Nodecopter and CSSConf EU.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I got into CouchDB via Jan L. and Noah who also came up with the idea
>>> to start a "CouchDB weekly news" collection on the CouchDB blog. And this
>>> is what I'd like to share my thoughts on with you.
>>>>> 
>>>>> THE IDEA
>>>>> The idea is to give everyone who's interested a weekly-issued, short
>>> overview of what is happening in the CouchDB universe - including all (or
>>> at least the most) important things that have been going on in the past
>>> week.
>>>>> 
>>>>> THE WHY AND HOW
>>>>> I've been doing a similar weekly link collection for Hoodie's blog for
>>> almost one year now (find all posts here:
>>> http://blog.hood.ie/category/tgif-weekly-reading-recommendations/ ). It
>>> helped us a lot in a few ways: after a few weeks, people started asking for
>>> it when we couldn't post it once. It also helps us reach more people,
>>> spread our own content better and all in all we got a lot of very good
>>> feedback. People tell us they're looking forward to these posts each week.
>>>>> And I think, in general and based on all the things Noah and Jan told
>>> me about the CouchDB community, that it could be possible to reach
>>> something similar for CouchDB, too. Due to the different community
>>> structure, the CouchDB weekly news will be far more tech-focussed than the
>>> ones I'm doing for Hoodie. My work on this will be supported by Cloudant;
>>> Jan and Noah have already agreed to give me general feedback, especially in
>>> the first weeks.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I'm aiming to dive deeper into what's happening in the CouchDB
>>> community for reasons of personal curiosity and interest; and I'm
>>> definitely hoping to support your work on CouchDB's Marketing with this in
>>> the long term. I'll also aim for supporting CouchDB's marketing with other
>>> work besides these "weekly news", I'll try to keep track of the things I
>>> can do via this mailing list and also stay in contact with Noah :)
>>>>> 
>>>>> THE SCHEDULE
>>>>> - release: weekly on thursdays at 11am UTC on CouchDB's blog
>>>>> 
>>>>> THE STRUCTURE + CONTENT
>>>>> - similar to
>>> https://blogs.apache.org/cloudstack/entry/apache_cloudstack_weekly_news_42
>>>>>     - Major discussions on mailing lists, blogs, a short summary of
>>> discussions in the weekly CouchDB meeting and around
>>>>>     - News in the universe
>>>>>     - Releases
>>>>>     - Events
>>>>>     - New Committers and PMC Members
>>>>>     - plus: 1-2 "and also in the news" things (something funny, ...
>>> which doesn't have to be technical)
>>>>> 
>>>>> ---
>>>>> 
>>>>> This is currently the main things I got about this (I hope I didn't
>>> forget anything). I'll be trying to get into this in the next weeks and I'd
>>> really appreciate your feedback. So if you'd love to add things here, know
>>> about a relevant source / piece of writing that should be in there or want
>>> to give general feedback: I'd really love to hear from you.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Looking forward to working with you!
>>>>> 
>>>>> Best from Berlin
>>>>> 
>>>>> Lena
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> --
>>>>> 
>>>>> Lena Reinhard
>>>>> Twitter: twitter.com/ffffux
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Andy Wenk
>> Hamburg - Germany
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>> 
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> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater


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