http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEm-wjPkegE In this great TED talk, Rodney Mullen discusses innovation in skateboarding and mentions the similarities between skateboarding and open source. Worth watching.
Last week, during a student affairs meeting at San Francisco State University, the committee members were asked for input on the general education redesign. I championed the idea that the design students should be engaged in helping design a better experience for students – it’s a winning combo of student and design perspectives. The committee […]
This past weekend I had the great fortune of attending the Mozilla Summit. I’ve never felt more excited and more grateful to be part of the Mozilla community – a Mozillian. I met so many great people and built many great friendships. Mozilla champions a web where people know more, do more and do better. […]
Did you feel that? Clutch release and now we are in second gear. After many meetings, lots of research and countless conversations a spec sheet of new features has been approved for Air Mozilla. This set of features is designed to further the mission of both Air Mozilla and Capture Mozilla by increasing content creation […]
In order to be open, you must explain what you are doing. This forces reflection. Reflection brings new insight and new conversations happen because more people know what you are doing. This pushes you to iterate and refine your idea. The result is that while being open can appear daunting, you make something better in […]
I have a huge interest in how organizations walk their talk. After reading a recent article in Fast Company about TOMS mission, my mind was primed to think about how Mozilla makes its mission a reality. There are two great examples of this. First is in Firefox. The Firefox about screen briefly explains Mozilla and offers, […]
Mozilla is the culture that says, “let’s build something better, together.” It is not a “no” culture. It is a “yes, let’s figure out how” – this is the hacker can-do attitude. Part of this is getting feedback along the way. Most important, feedback should not be criticism but an open invitation to make something better. […]