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I'm the person responsible for starting this project when [[Gracenote]] pissed me off when they took the freely available [[CDDB]] project and closed it up and started charging people for accessing the data. It was people like me who built this data in the first place and I felt violated. Thus the motivation for [[MusicBrainz]] was born.  
 
I'm the person responsible for starting this project when [[Gracenote]] pissed me off when they took the freely available [[CDDB]] project and closed it up and started charging people for accessing the data. It was people like me who built this data in the first place and I felt violated. Thus the motivation for [[MusicBrainz]] was born.  
  
To find out more about me, check out these links:  
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You might be interested in my [http://mayhem.cat home page] or my [http://twitter.com/mayhemBCN twitter feed].
  
[http://mayhem-chaos.net Home Page ] [http://mayhem-chaos.net/blog Blog]
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If you're curious what I do for [[MusicBrainz]], take a look at my lengthy [[User:RobertKaye/JobDescription|JobDescription]].
  
If you're curious what I do for [[MusicBrainz]], take a look at my lengthy [[User:RobertKaye/JobDescription|JobDescription]].
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== BDFL Blog ==
  
===Travel===
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My team has been asking me to put some of my thoughts on how I think the projects inside of MetaBrainz should be managed. There are currently a lot of mis-conceptions around my philosophies, so I am starting a series of posts here that explain my thoughts on these topics. I'm nearly certain that this is not the right forum for these posts, but I'm not certain where to put them just yet. For now, I'll create sub-pages that will be linked from here.
  
As part of running this project I've gotten to be quite busy travelling around to conferences, board meetings and other silly business meetings. Given that, I make my [http://www.dopplr.com/traveller/mayhem/public travel schedule] public in case you're curious and wonder why I may not be responding to mail quite so quickly. If you want to know where you can find me, check my schedule!
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[[User:RobertKaye/OnDevMeetings|My thoughts on dev meetings]] -- How I think Dev meetings should be run.<br/>
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[[User:RobertKaye/OnManagement|My MetaBrainz management philosophy]] -- How I empower my team to do their job.<br/>
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[[User:RobertKaye/OnPlanning|Planning in a resource constrained non-profit]] -- How to deal with planning when resources are tight.<br/>
  
===On my Radar===
 
  
The following things are on my radar as issues that need to be addressed, features that I want to hack on, or chocolate that needs to be earned:
 
* Replace the contentious [[Auto-Editor|AutoEditor]] system with a comprehensive [[Editor Rating|EditorRating]] system. Wether or not I will implement the rating system as the wiki page by the same name suggests it, remains to be seen.
 
* Work on getting an mb_server release out the door ASAP.
 
* Work on creating a stable development team that continue working on mb_server, while I focus on hosting and the business side of [[MusicBrainz]]. 
 
 
Of course, this list is in no particular order.
 
 
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[[Category:Developer]]
 
[[Category:Developer]]

Latest revision as of 12:19, 6 September 2016

RobertKaye is Ruaok, also known as the Mayhem & Chaos Coordinator.

I'm the person responsible for starting this project when Gracenote pissed me off when they took the freely available CDDB project and closed it up and started charging people for accessing the data. It was people like me who built this data in the first place and I felt violated. Thus the motivation for MusicBrainz was born.

You might be interested in my home page or my twitter feed.

If you're curious what I do for MusicBrainz, take a look at my lengthy JobDescription.

BDFL Blog

My team has been asking me to put some of my thoughts on how I think the projects inside of MetaBrainz should be managed. There are currently a lot of mis-conceptions around my philosophies, so I am starting a series of posts here that explain my thoughts on these topics. I'm nearly certain that this is not the right forum for these posts, but I'm not certain where to put them just yet. For now, I'll create sub-pages that will be linked from here.

My thoughts on dev meetings -- How I think Dev meetings should be run.
My MetaBrainz management philosophy -- How I empower my team to do their job.
Planning in a resource constrained non-profit -- How to deal with planning when resources are tight.