Zephyr Berlin: Successfully funded and shipped. What’s next?

We did it! Zephyr Berlin is fully funded via Kickstarter. We produced 100 pairs for our first edition batch and shipped them out all over the world. It’s been such a joy hearing the feedback and seeing photos of people wearing their pair. I’ve particularly…

NetGain paper on society, philanthropy and the Internet of Things

This is an except from a paper I wrote with Mozilla’s Mark Surman about the Internet of Things, as part of the Netgain partnership with the foundations Ford, Knight, MacArthur, and Open Society. The Internet of Things (IoT) describes an emerging global network connecting everything…

Zephyr Berlin launching on Kickstarter

We’re making a pair of pants. The idea: look great and travel lightly with one pair of pants. We’ve been testing the women’s and men’s styles for the last few months. It’s been loads of fun seeing it all come together, and we wanted to…

Dilemmas in Connected Spaces: Your Ideas for Mozfest!

As our lives and physical environments become even more connected, we’re faced with dilemmas. How will I decide when and where my personal data can be used if it improves my daily life? Which of my everyday objects should be online? If my profession calls…

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?…