photo by Mozilla Festival

Mozfest 2016 for Participation

Earlier this month a group of people met in Berlin to imagine and design Mozfest 2016. Blending inspiration and ideas from open  news, science, localization, youth, connected devices and beyond  – we spent three glorious days collaborating and building  a vision of a Mozfest like no other. The Participation team emerged from this experience with[…]

forest_flipped_contribution_model

Flipping the open source contribution model

The Flipped Contribution model is one that removes the project as the center of participation design and instead focuses on developing a strong, skill-set-specific, contributor-led community serving multiple projects. They’re building the opportunity for projects to get involved with them. They’re building the community they want to see in the world. Read my full post on Opensource.com[…]

4370125469_42ff2220bb_z

Revisiting the Word ‘Recognition’ in #FOSS and the Dream of Open Credentials

I think a lot about ways we can better surface Participation as real-world offering for professional and personal development. And this tweet from Laura  triggered all kinds of thinking. Check out this @BryanMMathers and @dajbelshaw on why open source needs open badges: https://t.co/9By0pyiCd0 @opensourceway — Laura Hilliger (@epilepticrabbit) November 27, 2015 Most thinking was reminiscent[…]