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Mozilla Clubs: 2015 Half-Time Report

It’s been half a year since we set out in earnest to launch Mozilla Clubs. The goal was to make a program that offered a unique, sustainable way to teach the web in local communities. Now with 17 volunteer Regional Coordinators poised to serve 128…

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ThingsCon Takeaways

This May Berlin hosted the second ThingsCon, a event about the internet of things and this year, refreshingly, about the ethics thereof. Jon Rogers and I ran a workshop called “Design Frictions”, where we made networks with lots of household objects and then negotiated contracts…

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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…