Learning & Sharing in the Open
Tinkering with ways to make learning more accessible, collaborative and meaningful through community empowerment and OER.
Open Source software developer, contributor, and participation architect. FOSS changed my life – paying it forward as mentor and teacher for others.
Exploring ways to empower community leadership through ‘learn by leading’ opportunities and content.
Personal goals for helping #OpenCancer, but have figure out how to make a difference as a contributor.
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Together with help from leaders in Teaching Open Source(TOS), POSSE and others, I’m developing a series of learning modules intended to help Computer Science / Technical Students gain a holistic understanding of open source, with goals for build-in opportunities to ‘learn by doing’. These modules are intended to enable students in their goals as they[…]
This is the fourth in a series of posts reporting findings from research into the state of D&I in Mozilla’s communities. The current state of our communities is a mix, when it comes to inclusivity: we can do better, and as with the others, this blog post is an effort to be transparent about what[…]
This is the third in a series of posts reporting findings from research into the state of D&I in Mozilla’s communities. The current state of our communities is a mix, when it comes to inclusivity: we can do better, and as with the others, this blog post is an effort to be transparent about what[…]
This, the second in a series of posts reporting findings from three months of research into the state of D&I in Mozilla’s communities. The current state of our communities is a mix, when it comes to inclusivity: we can do better, and this blog post is an effort to be transparent about what we’ve learned[…]
Cross-posted to our Open Innovation Blog Another year, another press story letting us know Open Source has a diversity problem. But this isn’t news — women, people of color, parents, non-technical contributors, cs/transgender and other marginalized people and allies have been sharing stories of challenge and overcoming for years. It’s can’t be enough to count who makes[…]
“I think it’s time for a reclamation movement.” – Tim Wu author of The Attention Merchant in a talk at @ Mozilla Toronto last week A little over two months ago, I removed the web-warping, soul exploiting, goggles of a ‘free’ Facebook account — free as in guinea pig. I lost my best friend and partner to[…]
Wearing ear-protectors and thanks to a Disability Access Card, Violet enjoys Disneyland on her terms. In recent months, I interviewed a number of people about their experiences in Open Source, contributing at Mozilla and under a number of topics, which included ‘events’. “ Neurodiversity is the concept that humans don’t come in a one-size-fits-all neurologically “normal”[…]
CC BY-SA 3.0 Nick Youngson TL;DR We need you! There are 3 ways to give feedback on the draft of Mozilla’s Community Participation Guidelines. The draft is available in both English and Spanish (and yes, more languages will be included in future!). 1. By joining our #Mozillians Telegram Group or on Twitter tomorrow, Thursday […]
Celebrating Mother Language Day In Open Source Mozilla volunteer Deepak Upendra interviews in Telugu language, taken with permission of those being interviewed. (Photo by Dyvik Chenna,CC BY-SA 4.0) With a goal to reach, and listen to diverse and authentic voices, the insights phase of our plan for a Diversity and Inclusion strategy for Participation has, so far,[…]
I first got to know Guillermo during our time together on Mozilla Reps council – which was actually his second time contributing community leadership, the original was as a founding council member. Since this time, I’ve come to appreciate and rely on his intuition, experience and skill navigating complexities of community management as a[…]