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Write my bits of the monthly report

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Documentation and website
XXX: If you feel like it and technical writers don't do it
themselves, explore the Git history:
* Blogged about [[our plans for 2020|news/plans_for_2020]].
git log --patch --since='1 October' --until='1 November' origin/master -- "doc**.*m*" "about**.*m*" "support**.*m*" "install**.*m*" "upgrade**.*m*"
* Blogged to [[celebrate 10 years of Tails|news/celebrating_10_years]].
* Wrote some documentation on how to [[update your OpenPGP keyserver
configuration|doc/encryption_and_privacy/openpgp_keyserver]] and switch your
Persistence to using <>.
User experience
XXX: If you feel like it and the UX team does not do it
themselves, check the archives of tails-ux:
* Published an interview with [[Roberto|contribute/how/user_experience/interviews/roberto]],
an investigative journalist working on a GlobaLeaks platform in Latin
America, called *Leaks* in the interview.
* Hired [Andrés Fernández Cordón]( to [[illustrate
what is Tails and how it works|jobs/illustrations_how_tails_work]].
Welcome Andrés and thanks again to the 40+ other people who applied for this
* Hired [Odile Carabantes]( to layout flyers
explaining what is Tails and why use it.
* Did a cognitive walk-through of automatic upgrades ([[!tails_ticket 16991]])
and reported 3 new UX bugs:
- [[!tails_ticket 17310 desc="Add a button to cancel the upgrade while it's downloading"]]
- [[!tails_ticket 17312 desc="Prevent users from closing Tails Upgrader while an upgrade is being applied"]]
- [[!tails_ticket 17313 desc="Tails doesn't restart after applying an automatic upgrade"]]
* Did some design work for small UX debts tickets: ([[!tails_ticket 14544]])
- Ask for confirmation when starting without unlocking the persistent storage
([[!tails_ticket 15573#note-10]])
- Force restarting after creating persistent storage
([[!tails_ticket 16384#note-12]])
- Improve UX when Wi-Fi is not working
([[!tails_ticket 14534#note-26]])
- Customize "Proxy is refusing connections" error messages in
Tor Browser and remove the "Tor is not ready" popup
([[!tails_ticket 8061#note-33]])
- Update our list of "Favorites" applications
([[!tails_ticket 16990#note-6]])
- Merge "Delete persistent volume" and "Configure persistent
([[!tails_ticket 17331]])
* Created 2 tickets for UX improvements related to Wi-Fi in GNOME:
- [[!gnome_gitlab network-manager-applet/issues/83 desc="Display an empty Wi-Fi icon when the Wi-Fi is not connected"]]
- [[!gnome_gitlab network-manager-applet/issues/84 desc="Simplify the process of connecting to a Wi-Fi network"]]
Hot topics on our help desk
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XXX: The fundraising team should look at the fundraising Git.
git log --patch --since='1 December' --until='1 January' origin/master
XXX: The fundraising and accounting teams should look at the archives of <> and <>.
* Wrote to the press and all past funders about our blog post on "[[Celebrating
10 years of Tails|news/celebrating_10_years]]". We sent close to 100 emails in
......@@ -72,6 +116,10 @@ Outreach
Past events
* Some of us attended the [[36th Chaos Communication Congress
in Leipzig, Germany.
Upcoming events
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Press and testimonials
XXX: Copy content from press/media_appearances_2019.mdwn
This page is continuously updated by, so if
it's empty there might be nothing special to report.
* 2019-12-18: [Pourquoi je préfère la BD sur Snowden à son
autobiographie (& vive Tails aussi <3)](
by Jean-Marc Manach in Le Monde.
* 2019-12-17: [Sa clé USB qui permet d'aller sur le dark web](
by Guillaume Pley in Le QG.
* Our blog post on "[[Celebrating 10 years of
Tails|news/celebrating_10_years]]" received some press coverage:
- 2019-12-15: [L’outil préféré d’Edward Snowden ne laisse aucune trace
depuis dix ans](
by Christophe Lamfalussy in La Libre Belgique.
- 2019-12-16: [Happy 10th birthday, TAILS -- the real Paranoid
by Cory Doctorow in Boing Boing.
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