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West Coast Hackfest 2019

Again, I'm late with this post, but with work, travel, and GUADEC my life has been a bit of a whirlwind of late. But here it is, my thoughts on West Coast Hackfest and the work that myself and the Engagement Team did during that time.

Firstly, I'd like to thank the GNOME Foundation and the Travel Committee for approving my travel to this event. This was my first official hackfest as part of the GNOME Foundation, so it was a pretty big deal for me to attend.

The event was hosted at a local communal work space, and we were able to get both halves of their conference room for the full 3 days of the event. This venue was extremely nice and pleasant to work in, and many of the people who work in the building stopped in to let us know that they were fans of what we were doing and knew all about GNOME and the Foundation. Productivity wise, I think the atmosphere and professionalism of the venue lent itself to us all getting work done efficiently. During the first day, the Engagement…