Mozilla’s Open IoT Studio: the first half year

Earlier this year, Mozilla launched a program exploring the Internet of Things. This is an update of what we’ve made since then. We’ll soon publish more about what we learned and how we’d like to take this program forward. Why is Mozilla interested in IoT?…

Exploring the Internet of Things with Mozilla

Cross-posted on Mozilla’s Leadership Network blog Tomorrow’s Internet is going to be everywhere. Connectivity will be embedded in your transportation, your home, your places of learning and work, your clothing and probably even in your skin. It is estimated that by 2020, 41 billion devices…

Towards An Ethical Guide to Making the Internet of Things

The Unbox Caravan offered a space for us to reflect on the ethics of what we make. Many of us were interested in the Internet of Things as an emerging field where questions about privacy, security, openness and more will be teased out. For this…

Dumb Inside

Open the book to turn on the light. 
Bring temporary connectivity to everyday objects using simple circuits. Apply to other objects as desired. This project was borne from the question: can we bring simple internet connectivity to the “dumb” things we already have? And if…

Slow Convenings

In the tech world, the “hackathon” is king. It’s an event format where you invite a group of people together and make things for a brief period of time. The events typically run for a weekend, and there can be a lot of pressure on…