Activist in residency (in motherhood)

What is it? This is a self-directed residency taking place during my parental leave. Over the next few months, between nap times and playing with my infant son, I’d like to investigate: Small utopias. What does “a better world” mean to me? What intellectual and…

ThingsCon Report: State of Responsible IoT

The ThingsCon report The State of Responsible IoT is a collection of essays by experts from the inter-disciplinary ThingsCon community of IoT practitioners. It explores the challenges, opportunities and questions surrounding the creation of a responsible & human-centric Internet of Things (IoT). For your convenience…

Mozilla’s Open IoT Studio: June 2017 Poster

Download our newsletter poster! Welcome! Mozilla‚Äôs Open IoT Studio welcomes you to read about our activities and insights from January – June, 2017. Together with partners and network members around the globe, we are researching, building and learning about what it means to strive for…

Zephyr Berlin: Successfully funded and shipped. What’s next?

We did it! Zephyr Berlin is fully funded via Kickstarter. We produced 100 pairs for our first edition batch and shipped them out all over the world. It’s been such a joy hearing the feedback and seeing photos of people wearing their pair. I’ve particularly…

NetGain paper on society, philanthropy and the Internet of Things

This is an except from a paper I wrote with Mozilla’s Mark Surman about the Internet of Things, as part of the Netgain partnership with the foundations Ford, Knight, MacArthur, and Open Society. The Internet of Things (IoT) describes an emerging global network connecting everything…