Webmaker After School Club

With the Mozilla’s Summer Code Party wrapping up,  I’ve been switching focus to schools, and the creation of a ‘Webmaker Club’. I love hacking with kids, so fun – and I love how the process provides learning for the adults around them (open web, fun of making etc!). In my attempts so far, school administration[…]

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Mozilla Popcorn Hackjam (#mozparty in review and looking ahead)

A room full of smart, cool kids paired with brilliant volunteers and web-changing technology = Victoria’s Popcorn Hackjam  (Make sure you checkout the link above to see the cool Popcorn projects our kids created) There are a few things I wish could have gone better…(paper popcorn/storyboarding – didn’t really translate with our event video /[…]

Common Threads of Contribution (if you ask me anyway…)

Recently, I’ve given a lot of thought to the ‘common threads’ of contribution as they relate to my own experiences (Software/Open Source + community volunteering). I feel so strongly that volunteering(‘contribution’) is something everyone should attempt if their lives allow it. I say this, not with a pointed finger but with a heart filled by[…]