#Webmaker Training Days in Athens

                I keep delaying this post because I’m not sure where to start in describing my incredible trip to Athens Greece for Webmaker training days.  ‘Incredible‘ only begins to describe the experience of learning, friendship, of being actually seeing Athens, and  the generous Greek Mozillian community who took[…]


Open Data Day – Victoria Webmaker Recap

The Open Data  Day experience was awesome.  I am soooo grateful to the inspirational  Herb Lainchbury (Open Data Summit & Open Data Day organizer) and  Victoria Councilor Marianne Alto for including our Webmaker group in Victoria’s Open Data Day Hackathon. Also to fellow mentors Scott Leslie and Loren Mullane for volunteering their time and energy[…]

Gear Sticks

I’m participating in MIT Media Lab’s experimental MOOC: Learn Creative Learning  which is an exciting opportunity for more reasons than I can list ‘ .  Opportunity to ‘Learn by making’ changed my life; it’s why I  find Webmaker and the Maker movement so beautiful and worth championing. For whatever reason this week –  I  experienced[…]

Open Data Day – Hackathon (#yyj)

International Open Data Day is Saturday February 23rd! Victoria’s event will be held at Victoria City Hall Antechamber Room. Registration for volunteers, serious hackers, and younger Webmakers can all be done through our Eventbrite registration page! Lunch is provided. The full agenda is on the Open Data Day Wiki page, and our group’s portion will[…]

Webmaker BC (Victoria) Open Data Day, Wiki, Meeting Notes and Hackjam for the rest of us

Victoria Webmaker Announcements: Wiki is UP https://wiki.mozilla.org/Webmaker/Victoria with loads of information on  Webmaker and our last Meetup January 28th.  ANYONE can register their name and edit this wiki – so please do (ie: add your organization to ‘Particpating Groups, or if you have space available for events add that under ‘available rooms/spaces, fix my edits[…]

Talk to kids about The Web and help #GenOpen

#GenOpen (‘Generation Open’!)  needs your help! This spring we’ll be gathering kids and youth from all over the world to collaborate on the first Open Source project created and directed entirely by youth.  They’ll learn how easy it can be to contribute to an Open Source project, while making something really cool in collaboration with[…]