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Conductive Contracts

Complete the circuit by stamping it. Your contract will be digitally authorized using conductive ink, Indian stamp paper, and your thumbprint. This project considers whether paper contracts would benefit from digital features. Possible use cases include: verifying the signatures in the contract or notifying a…

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Understanding the Connected Home: The Book!

In May 2015, the science fiction author Bruce Sterling gave a keynote at ThingsCon, a conference about the internet of things and maker culture that Peter co-organizes in Berlin. In his talk, Bruce introduced a new project he had been working on with his partner…

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Mozfest Pathways: It’s like the London Tube

To illustrate how Mozfest is evolving its program to be more participant-centric, we thought to do quick, visual walk-through using the analogy of the London Underground. Overview For example, you may be a data scientist interested in learning about how to teach data literacy in…

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Scratch Conference Amsterdam: Facilitating Change

I had the honor of joining the annual Scratch Conference, held this year in Amsterdam. I’ll post some reflections about the conference shortly. In the meantime, here are the notes from my talk about how learning events can unlock the creative power of your community…

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The Environment and Web Literacy

Last week, Greenpeace’s Mobilization Lab and Volunteering Lab teamed up with Aspiration Tech to convene the first Open Campaigns Camp in Berlin’s betahaus. The aim of the #OCCBerlin was to gather practitioners of technology-enabled open campaigning to learn how to organize more effective campaigns by…