a university
that thinks
like the web
my point:
my point:
openess and participation
= the core logic of the web
my point:
openess and participation

helped us make the web better
my point:
openess and participation


help students make UofT better
my point:
openess and participation


help students make UofT better
point #1
openess and participation
= the core logic of the web
the web we love
the web we love
the web we love
what makes
the web we love?
the web we love is

  transparent        vs.   opaque
 participatory       vs.   passive
   distributed       vs.   centra...
the web we love isn't

  transparent       vs.   opaque
 participatory      vs.   passive
   distributed      vs.   centra...
the web we want?

  transparent      vs.   opaque
 participatory     vs.   passive
   distributed     vs.   centralized
  ...
the web we want

  transparent     vs.   opaque
 participatory    vs.   passive
   distributed    vs.   centralized
     h...
normal people make the web.
normal people make the web.
they make it better every day.
normal people make the web.
they make it better every day.
this is the logic of the web.
point #2
openess and participation
helped us make the web better
2003
2003
mel still mayor
second iraq war starts
human genome completed
int'l year of freshwater
australia wins cricket world c...
2003
mel still mayor
second iraq war starts
human genome completed
int'l year of freshwater
australia wins cricket world c...
2003

the web is in danger
monopoly
also
the web was becoming less


transparent
the web was becoming less


participatory
the web was becoming less


hackable
the web was becoming less


open
it wasn't the web we love
it wasn't the web we love
nor the web we have today
2003

the web is in danger
2003

the web is in danger
mozilla foundation formed
2003
Mozilla is a global community of people who believe that
openness, participation and innovation are key to the
contin...
2003

the web is in danger
mozilla foundation formed
together we
rebuilt the platform,
rebuilt the browser,
improved the web,
got things moving
together we
rebuilt the platform,   open source
rebuilt the browser,
improved the web,
got things moving
together we
rebuilt the platform,   open source
rebuilt the browser,
improved the web,
got things moving
together we
rebuilt the platform,   open source
rebuilt the browser,
improved the web,
got things moving
together we
rebuilt the platform,   open source
rebuilt the browser,
improved the web,
got things moving
together we
rebuilt the platform,   open source
rebuilt the browser,
improved the web,
got things moving
using
openness
participation
hackability
Mike Connor,
 Developer

     1
Mike Connor,
 Developer



                Firefox
               dev team

                 60
Mike
 Connor,
Developer

             Firefox
            dev team

              60
                          Daily
     ...
Mike
Connor,Firefox
Develop
  er dev team

        60
                   Daily
                 contributors

            ...
Mike Connor,
 Developer
         Firefox
        dev team

               60
                      Daily
                 ...
Mike Connor,
 Developer
         Firefox
        dev team
                      Daily
               60   contributors

  ...
we encouraged people to

participate
we encouraged people to

participate
we encouraged people to

participate
we encouraged people to

              participate

1000s of people
we encouraged people to

           participate

$200,000
we encouraged people to

              participate

a bet on openness
we encouraged people to

participate


this is how the web thinks
we encouraged people to

participate


this is the logic of the web
we encouraged people to

participate


this is the logic of the web
we used it to make the web better
we encouraged people to

participate


this is the logic of the web
you can too
point #3
openess and participation can
help students make UofT better
point #3
openess and participation can
help students make UofT better
openess and participation
= core logic of the web




openess and participation
= core logic of students today




openess and participation
= core logic of students today




openess and participation
a vision of students today
 http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=119
a vision of students today
 http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=119
david wiley on the future
       http://bit.ly/15C8K
david wiley on the future
       http://bit.ly/15C8K
david wiley on the future
       http://bit.ly/15C8K
david wiley on the future
       http://bit.ly/15C8K
educators
crossing the
 daily divide
educators
                crossing the
                 daily divide




embracing
openness and
participation
open education 1.0
community as teacher
students as teachers
also
the university
 and the web
    are fusing
the university we want?




                          the university
                           and the web
              ...
the university we want?

  transparent      vs.    opaque
 participatory     vs.    passive
   distributed     vs.    cent...
the university we want

  transparent      vs.   opaque
 participatory     vs.   passive
   distributed     vs.   centrali...
the university we want
the university we want



          students make the university.
the university we want



          students make the university.
          they make it better every day.
the university we want



          students make the university.
          they make it better every day.
          a uni...
normal people make the library.
they make it better every day.
a university that thinks like the web.
your job:



            normal people make the library.
            they make it better every day.
            a universi...
your job: help students and researchers
your job: help students and researchers
learn, discover
your job: help students and researchers
learn, discover, create, remix
your job: help students and researchers
learn, discover, create, remix and hack
your job:



            normal people make the library.
            they make it better every day.
            a universi...
normal people make the library.
they make it better every day.
a university that thinks like the web.
i'd be happy to help.
thanks
thanks
to lilly, beltzner, dwiley and everyone
i stole slide ideas from.



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Openness and participation are core to the logic of the web. Mark Surman will explain how Mozilla has used these values to make the Internet better, and will explore ways that these ideas might be used to create a university that thinks like the web.

Slides from keynote at University of Toronto TechKnowFile 2009 conference.

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  1. 1. a university that thinks like the web
  2. 2. my point:
  3. 3. my point: openess and participation = the core logic of the web
  4. 4. my point: openess and participation helped us make the web better
  5. 5. my point: openess and participation help students make UofT better
  6. 6. my point: openess and participation help students make UofT better
  7. 7. point #1 openess and participation = the core logic of the web
  8. 8. the web we love
  9. 9. the web we love
  10. 10. the web we love
  11. 11. what makes the web we love?
  12. 12. the web we love is transparent vs. opaque participatory vs. passive distributed vs. centralized hackable vs. immutable open vs. closed
  13. 13. the web we love isn't transparent vs. opaque participatory vs. passive distributed vs. centralized hackable vs. immutable open vs. closed
  14. 14. the web we want? transparent vs. opaque participatory vs. passive distributed vs. centralized hackable vs. immutable open vs. closed
  15. 15. the web we want transparent vs. opaque participatory vs. passive distributed vs. centralized hackable vs. immutable open vs. closed
  16. 16. normal people make the web.
  17. 17. normal people make the web. they make it better every day.
  18. 18. normal people make the web. they make it better every day. this is the logic of the web.
  19. 19. point #2 openess and participation helped us make the web better
  20. 20. 2003
  21. 21. 2003 mel still mayor second iraq war starts human genome completed int'l year of freshwater australia wins cricket world cup
  22. 22. 2003 mel still mayor second iraq war starts human genome completed int'l year of freshwater australia wins cricket world cup and, the web is in danger
  23. 23. 2003 the web is in danger
  24. 24. monopoly
  25. 25. also
  26. 26. the web was becoming less transparent
  27. 27. the web was becoming less participatory
  28. 28. the web was becoming less hackable
  29. 29. the web was becoming less open
  30. 30. it wasn't the web we love
  31. 31. it wasn't the web we love nor the web we have today
  32. 32. 2003 the web is in danger
  33. 33. 2003 the web is in danger mozilla foundation formed
  34. 34. 2003 Mozilla is a global community of people who believe that openness, participation and innovation are key to the continued health of the Internet. the web is in danger mozilla foundation formed
  35. 35. 2003 the web is in danger mozilla foundation formed
  36. 36. together we rebuilt the platform, rebuilt the browser, improved the web, got things moving
  37. 37. together we rebuilt the platform, open source rebuilt the browser, improved the web, got things moving
  38. 38. together we rebuilt the platform, open source rebuilt the browser, improved the web, got things moving
  39. 39. together we rebuilt the platform, open source rebuilt the browser, improved the web, got things moving
  40. 40. together we rebuilt the platform, open source rebuilt the browser, improved the web, got things moving
  41. 41. together we rebuilt the platform, open source rebuilt the browser, improved the web, got things moving
  42. 42. using openness participation hackability
  43. 43. Mike Connor, Developer 1
  44. 44. Mike Connor, Developer Firefox dev team 60
  45. 45. Mike Connor, Developer Firefox dev team 60 Daily contributors 100s
  46. 46. Mike Connor,Firefox Develop er dev team 60 Daily contributors 100s Contributors 1000s
  47. 47. Mike Connor, Developer Firefox dev team 60 Daily contributors 100s Contributors 1000s Beta testers 500,000+
  48. 48. Mike Connor, Developer Firefox dev team Daily 60 contributors 100s Contributors 1000s Beta testers 500,000+ Daily users 60 million
  49. 49. we encouraged people to participate
  50. 50. we encouraged people to participate
  51. 51. we encouraged people to participate
  52. 52. we encouraged people to participate 1000s of people
  53. 53. we encouraged people to participate $200,000
  54. 54. we encouraged people to participate a bet on openness
  55. 55. we encouraged people to participate this is how the web thinks
  56. 56. we encouraged people to participate this is the logic of the web
  57. 57. we encouraged people to participate this is the logic of the web we used it to make the web better
  58. 58. we encouraged people to participate this is the logic of the web you can too
  59. 59. point #3 openess and participation can help students make UofT better
  60. 60. point #3 openess and participation can help students make UofT better
  61. 61. openess and participation
  62. 62. = core logic of the web openess and participation
  63. 63. = core logic of students today openess and participation
  64. 64. = core logic of students today openess and participation
  65. 65. a vision of students today http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=119
  66. 66. a vision of students today http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=119
  67. 67. david wiley on the future http://bit.ly/15C8K
  68. 68. david wiley on the future http://bit.ly/15C8K
  69. 69. david wiley on the future http://bit.ly/15C8K
  70. 70. david wiley on the future http://bit.ly/15C8K
  71. 71. educators crossing the daily divide
  72. 72. educators crossing the daily divide embracing openness and participation
  73. 73. open education 1.0
  74. 74. community as teacher
  75. 75. students as teachers
  76. 76. also
  77. 77. also research, libraries, etc.
  78. 78. the university and the web are fusing
  79. 79. the university we want? the university and the web are fusing
  80. 80. the university we want? transparent vs. opaque participatory vs. passive distributed vs. centralized hackable vs. immutable open vs. closed
  81. 81. the university we want transparent vs. opaque participatory vs. passive distributed vs. centralized hackable vs. immutable open vs. closed
  82. 82. the university we want
  83. 83. the university we want students make the university.
  84. 84. the university we want students make the university. they make it better every day.
  85. 85. the university we want students make the university. they make it better every day. a university that thinks like the web.
  86. 86. normal people make the library. they make it better every day. a university that thinks like the web.
  87. 87. your job: normal people make the library. they make it better every day. a university that thinks like the web.
  88. 88. your job: help students and researchers
  89. 89. your job: help students and researchers learn, discover
  90. 90. your job: help students and researchers learn, discover, create, remix
  91. 91. your job: help students and researchers learn, discover, create, remix and hack
  92. 92. your job: normal people make the library. they make it better every day. a university that thinks like the web.
  93. 93. normal people make the library. they make it better every day. a university that thinks like the web. i'd be happy to help.
  94. 94. thanks
  95. 95. thanks to lilly, beltzner, dwiley and everyone i stole slide ideas from. mark surman mozilla foundation mark@mozillafoundation.org this deck @ www.slideshare.net/msurman

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