I have been contributing to a variety of open projects for about 8 years now- a life changing experience in more ways than I can list. I’ve learned so much collaboratively building, fixing, documenting, testing, and leading projects I believe in. Admittedly, some of the best lessons have also been in learning to fail,
“Think Globally, Act Locally” originally began at the grassroots level, however, it is now a global concept with high importance. It is not just volunteers who take the environment into consideration. It is corporations, government officials, education system, and local communities. – from Wikipedia On Friday December 13th, our local Mozilla community hosted a Mozilla
I’ve wanted to run a Webmaker school club for quite a while, and met with resistance for just as long. Thanks to our amazing principle, I am completely thrilled to finally… have the initiative accepted in my daughter’s school starting Monday. Currently working hard on a lesson plan, that includes online and offline activities +
I’ve been developing a talk: ‘Contribution as a Way of Life’, so far demoed to very patient & supportive colleagues at ImageX and a few smaller gatherings (both online and offline) with a lot of interest – including the idea as a workshop . I truly believe contribution and open participation should be an extension
I’ve found it very challenging to write a post on the Mozilla Summit – how can I possibly, ever reflect the experience of spending a weekend with 600 brilliant inspiring people; Of the greater awareness that in two other locations there are 1800 other Mozillians exploring the same ideas? How can I lightly summarize
I feel incredibly fortunate to be adding a ‘2013’ to the title of this blog post, reflective of this being my second Mozilla Festival. Last year, I spent the entire event on the Webmaker floor, but this time propelled by new questions, ideas and focus – found myself knee-deep in a variety of spaces.
Sharing my post from Edu Drupal Unconsortium : “Open Source your University” , one of a few we’re posting this week in preparation for Higher Ed at BadCamp this weekend .
The heart of my Mozilla Webmaker contribution, has a lot to do with being parent to three young girls (3, 8, 10) on the cusp of internet exploration(actually my 10 year old is already on DIY.org regularly) . We want our daughters to grow into independent creative, compassionate, empowered
I am behind by about 9 posts. Rather than giving up the idea I’ll ever keep up – I’ve written a summary of those things “I would have blogged, if I could have blogged, when I should have blogged!” North American Mozilla Reps Meetup As a result of attending the North America Reps meetup, I
Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to spend a weekend in Paris . A weekend with 65 other Mozillians(20 volunteers, 45 staff) nominated by their regional and functional areas to lay the groundwork that is necessary for the successful execution of the Summit in October. The power of