Mozilla Festival 2012: Making, Freedom and the Web

Thrilled to again lead the Mozilla Festival, and a yearly celebration of learning and innovation for and with the web. The event will take place in London, November 9 -11. “We want everyone to tap the full creative power of the web. The Mozilla Festival…

#Mozparty: Summer Code Party Themes

It’s been a blast seeing all the hacks and photos from Summer Code Parties across the globe. There are a few more weeks to go, and we’re curious what what else people will come up with. Party Themes One idea we tossed around was hosting…

Speed Geeking! August 26 with Hive Berlin

** Update:** A lot of key people have requested to reschedule the speed-geeking because of holiday travels. Since we want to pull this off with the right people in the room, packed and buzzing, we’ve decided to host the event on August 26. All the…

Things We’re Learning From #Mozparty

Last weekend was the kickoff of Mozilla’s Summer Code Party (#mozparty). In a summer-long campaign, there’s over 400 scheduled events in nearly as many cities, hosted by passionate people who want to share their knowledge of the web and learn together with friends. I’d like…

How to Host a Kitchen Table Event

How to Host a Kitchen Table View more presentations from Michelle Thorne Just grab a few friends, a laptop, and something to hack on together! Prepared for Mozilla’s Summer Code Party.

Betatesting Around the Kitchen Table

We had a lot of fun doing some betatesting for the Mozilla Summer Code Party. The idea is to gather a few friends around your kitchen table, have some drinks and snacks, and play around on the web together. It’s through the informal, friendly setting…

The Mullet: What We Made Last Week

I spent last week in San Francisco with a few dear colleagues from Mozilla. Definitely take a look at Ben Simon & Michelle Levesque’s great summaries, too. Hundreds of whiteboards and office snacks later, I’m happy to say we ended the sprint with: A simplified…

Mozilla Popcorn Learning Lab in London

Next up in the round of event recipes, Brett & I wrote up a Popcorn learning lab. Since publishing the Popcorn hack jams how-to, we’ve been in touch with film festivals, coder communities, and (http://www.leuphana.de/inkubator/digitale-medien/moving-image-lab.html) from all over about running events about Popcorn. Skill up…

HowTo: Mozilla Popcorn Learning Lab

Popcorn Learning Lab A Mozilla Popcorn Learning Lab is an event to introduce developers and filmmakers to Popcorn.js, an HTML5 javascript library that integrates the web into media production. Participants will create plugins, hack templates, and code a demo that easily remixes web content into…

Mozilla Event Menu: Testing Continues

It’s been really helpful to hear feedback from colleagues & the community about the Mozilla Event Menu (see Version 0.2), and here’s a shoutout to Gianfranco for his thoughtful input & article about the menu on Conference Basics! Version 0.3 Rolling in the feedback, the…