free.
open.
future?
free.
open.
future?
stuff i've been
thinking about
<context>
stuff i've been
thinking about
what is mozilla for?



           <context>
           stuff i've been
           thinking about
what is mozilla for?
2010
1. openness and participation
2. data safer and more useful
3. open, unified mobile web
4. firefox
2060
1. openness and participation
2. ???
3. ???
4. ???
</context>
<a point>



<and two questions>
<a point>
free and open source software
= huge success story.

<and two questions>
<a point>
free and open source software
= huge success story.

<and two questions>
how far can free and open go?
<a point>
free and open source software
= huge success story.

<and two questions>
how far can free and open go?
what's ne...
<a point>
free and open source software
= huge success story.
2008
2008
source: rednuht on flickr




                            stock markets crash
                            obama elect...
2008
stock markets crash
obama elected
beijing olympics
int'l year of the potato
spice girls reunion tour

32% top blogs o...
2008
stock markets crash
obama elected
beijing olympics
int'l year of the potato
spice girls reunion tour

32% top blogs o...
2008
stock markets crash
obama elected
beijing olympics
int'l year of the potato
spice girls reunion tour

32% top blogs o...
a clear
conceptual
map
study
         a clear
  copy
         conceptual
modify   map
 share
many more




               source: larskflem on flickr
millions can

 study
  copy
modify
 share
moved the market
moved the market = a more


hackable              world
who?
fosdem 2008
                                          you
              source: joseppc on flickr
fosdem 2008
celebrate




                                                      you
                          source: jose...
<first question>
<first question>
how far can we take free + open?
2003
2003
arrow II on flickr
source: never was an




                       concorde makes final flight
                      ...
2003
arrow II on flickr
source: never was an




                       concorde makes final flight
                      ...
monopoly
also
people
  couldn't
 study
  copy
modify
 share
  the web
study freedoms matter
  copy
modify
 share
study freedoms matter
  copy not just for software
modify
 share
study freedoms matter
  copy also for the web
modify
 share
study conceptual map
  copy also for the web?
modify
 share
things getting better
things getting better
all users
can hack.
more user
 freedom.



              things getting better
all users
can hack.
more user
 freedom.



              things getting better
things getting better
free + open = far
<second question>
<second question>
what's next?
2009
2009
on flickr
source: chrisjohnbeckket




                           european elections
                           guant...
2009
on flickr
source: chrisjohnbeckket




                           european elections
                           guant...
epic
battle
epic
                              battle
source: storm gal on flickr
source: mr tentacle on flickr
                      vs.
          source: storm gal on flickr
source: mr tentacle on flickr
                                        how can open win?
                      vs.
        ...
how can open win?
hardware
hardware
software
hardware
software
web
hardware
source: nix pix on flickr

                            software
                            web
                 ...
hardware
software
web
network
cloud
hardware
source: Nick Hendry on flickr
                                software
                                web
      ...
hardware
software
web
network
cloud
pricing
permissions
hardware
          software
          web
          network
          cloud
          pricing
          permissions



ope...
open mobile ecosystem
study
copy
modify
share
study
 what conceptual
maps do we need
                   copy
for open mobile?
                   modify
                ...
study
 what conceptual
maps do we need
                   copy
for open mobile?
                   modify
                ...
study
 what conceptual
maps do we need
                   copy
for open mobile?
                   modify
                ...
we need better (and bigger) maps




             we don't know
             (and mobile just the start)
<conclusion>
why does mozilla

care?
why does mozilla

care?
we need a better map to do this
things we want on the map
things we want on the map




Strong values
things we want on the map




Strong values, freedom beyond just code
things we want on the map




Strong values, freedom beyond just code
Great free software
things we want on the map




Strong values, freedom beyond just code
Great free software, that people love to use
things we want on the map




Strong values, freedom beyond just code
Great free software, that people love to use
Users a...
things we want on the map




Strong values, freedom beyond just code
Great free software, that people love to use
Users a...
but what else?
my what else
my what else




connect open source and education
another what else
another what else




mapping freedom + web services
your what else
your what else


what's on
your map?
what's on
   your map?
take 5 minutes to talk about your map
thanks
to lilly, beltzner and everyone i stole slide
ideas from. everyone who commented.
and all the great photographers o...
Free. Open. Future? Mark Surman FOSDEM 2009 Talk
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Slides from Mozilla Executive Director Mark Surman's Free. Open. Future? talk at FOSDEM 2009. Celebrates how far we've come with free software, and looks at the challenges ahead as we grow the open web and try to make the world of mobile more open and innovative. Audio coming soon.

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Free. Open. Future? Mark Surman FOSDEM 2009 Talk

  1. 1. free. open. future?
  2. 2. free. open. future? stuff i've been thinking about
  3. 3. <context> stuff i've been thinking about
  4. 4. what is mozilla for? <context> stuff i've been thinking about
  5. 5. what is mozilla for?
  6. 6. 2010 1. openness and participation 2. data safer and more useful 3. open, unified mobile web 4. firefox
  7. 7. 2060 1. openness and participation 2. ??? 3. ??? 4. ???
  8. 8. </context>
  9. 9. <a point> <and two questions>
  10. 10. <a point> free and open source software = huge success story. <and two questions>
  11. 11. <a point> free and open source software = huge success story. <and two questions> how far can free and open go?
  12. 12. <a point> free and open source software = huge success story. <and two questions> how far can free and open go? what's next?
  13. 13. <a point> free and open source software = huge success story.
  14. 14. 2008
  15. 15. 2008 source: rednuht on flickr stock markets crash obama elected beijing olympics int'l year of the potato spice girls reunion tour
  16. 16. 2008 stock markets crash obama elected beijing olympics int'l year of the potato spice girls reunion tour 32% top blogs on wordpress
  17. 17. 2008 stock markets crash obama elected beijing olympics int'l year of the potato spice girls reunion tour 32% top blogs on wordpress 200 million firefox users
  18. 18. 2008 stock markets crash obama elected beijing olympics int'l year of the potato spice girls reunion tour 32% top blogs on wordpress 200 million firefox users 4.5 million linux netbooks
  19. 19. a clear conceptual map
  20. 20. study a clear copy conceptual modify map share
  21. 21. many more source: larskflem on flickr millions can study copy modify share
  22. 22. moved the market
  23. 23. moved the market = a more hackable world
  24. 24. who?
  25. 25. fosdem 2008 you source: joseppc on flickr
  26. 26. fosdem 2008 celebrate you source: joseppc on flickr
  27. 27. <first question>
  28. 28. <first question> how far can we take free + open?
  29. 29. 2003
  30. 30. 2003 arrow II on flickr source: never was an concorde makes final flight european constitution drafted human genome completed int'l year of freshwater australia wins cricket world cup
  31. 31. 2003 arrow II on flickr source: never was an concorde makes final flight european constitution drafted human genome completed int'l year of freshwater australia wins cricket world cup and the web is in danger
  32. 32. monopoly
  33. 33. also
  34. 34. people couldn't study copy modify share the web
  35. 35. study freedoms matter copy modify share
  36. 36. study freedoms matter copy not just for software modify share
  37. 37. study freedoms matter copy also for the web modify share
  38. 38. study conceptual map copy also for the web? modify share
  39. 39. things getting better
  40. 40. things getting better
  41. 41. all users can hack. more user freedom. things getting better
  42. 42. all users can hack. more user freedom. things getting better
  43. 43. things getting better free + open = far
  44. 44. <second question>
  45. 45. <second question> what's next?
  46. 46. 2009
  47. 47. 2009 on flickr source: chrisjohnbeckket european elections guantánamo bay shut down 1 million english words int'l year of natural fibres the smiths reunion tour
  48. 48. 2009 on flickr source: chrisjohnbeckket european elections guantánamo bay shut down 1 million english words int'l year of natural fibres the smiths reunion tour and free software goes big in mobile
  49. 49. epic battle
  50. 50. epic battle source: storm gal on flickr
  51. 51. source: mr tentacle on flickr vs. source: storm gal on flickr
  52. 52. source: mr tentacle on flickr how can open win? vs. source: storm gal on flickr
  53. 53. how can open win?
  54. 54. hardware
  55. 55. hardware software
  56. 56. hardware software web
  57. 57. hardware source: nix pix on flickr software web network
  58. 58. hardware software web network cloud
  59. 59. hardware source: Nick Hendry on flickr software web network cloud pricing
  60. 60. hardware software web network cloud pricing permissions
  61. 61. hardware software web network cloud pricing permissions open mobile ecosystem
  62. 62. open mobile ecosystem
  63. 63. study copy modify share
  64. 64. study what conceptual maps do we need copy for open mobile? modify share
  65. 65. study what conceptual maps do we need copy for open mobile? modify share we don't know
  66. 66. study what conceptual maps do we need copy for open mobile? modify share we don't know (and mobile is just the start)
  67. 67. we need better (and bigger) maps we don't know (and mobile just the start)
  68. 68. <conclusion>
  69. 69. why does mozilla care?
  70. 70. why does mozilla care?
  71. 71. we need a better map to do this
  72. 72. things we want on the map
  73. 73. things we want on the map Strong values
  74. 74. things we want on the map Strong values, freedom beyond just code
  75. 75. things we want on the map Strong values, freedom beyond just code Great free software
  76. 76. things we want on the map Strong values, freedom beyond just code Great free software, that people love to use
  77. 77. things we want on the map Strong values, freedom beyond just code Great free software, that people love to use Users as hackers
  78. 78. things we want on the map Strong values, freedom beyond just code Great free software, that people love to use Users as hackers, anyone can bend anything
  79. 79. but what else?
  80. 80. my what else
  81. 81. my what else connect open source and education
  82. 82. another what else
  83. 83. another what else mapping freedom + web services
  84. 84. your what else
  85. 85. your what else what's on your map?
  86. 86. what's on your map? take 5 minutes to talk about your map
  87. 87. thanks to lilly, beltzner and everyone i stole slide ideas from. everyone who commented. and all the great photographers on flickr. mark surman mozilla foundation mark@mozillafoundation.org this deck @ www.slideshare.net/msurman
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