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Walled Empires, Zero-Rating and Web Literacy

re:publica is like a gravity well for the Internet scene in Europe. The event grows every year and has inspired the entire city of Berlin to host fringe events as well. If you care about tech and society, then definitely come to Berlin when re:publica…

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Understanding Web Literacy within the Web Journey

Cross-posted on the Webmaker blog with Laura de Reynal. Since 2012, pioneering educators and web activists have been reflecting and developing answers to the question, “What is web literacy?” These conversations have shaped our Web Literacy Map, a guiding document that outlines the skills and…

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Peer Learning + Ground Game = Mozilla Clubs

Over the past months, we’ve done a lot of experimenting. The question we asked ourselves was: how do we sustain local efforts to teach the web? With over 40 pioneering educators and activists the world over, we’ve been doing thoughtful tests and open reflections on…

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Service and Planned Obsolescence

For the last months, many Mozillians have been thinking out loud about radical participation. I’m involved in one experiment getting at this, the Mozilla Clubs. As this initiative gets its legs, there’s a question that keeps snagging in my mind. One of the most compelling…

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Junior Lab Berlin

During the Easter holidays, Sven Ehmann (@se_etc) organized an incredible camp for kids to tinker with technology called Junior Lab.. Over the course of several days, young people were first introduced to software, hardware and the web. Then they chose from a theme (Mutant Heroes,…