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Why does Mozilla
care about news?
 P2PU Open Web News Course - Sept 2010
Our Mission



    “Guard the open nature
       of the internet.”

           Mozilla invites people to innovate and buil...
Making an awesome web

  Firefox is driving ...


                                              Innovation on
            ...
Making an awesome web

  Now we want to spark:


                                              Innovation on
             ...
Everybody?

   Everybody = *everybody*.
     •    The people formerly known as users.

     •    These people call themsel...
Open web?

   Open web = the free, decentralized and
   participatory parts of the internet.
     •    Free like free soft...
Innovation?

   Innovation = new tools, practices and ideas
   that push the web in the right direction.
     •    The Moz...
Bottom line



Mozilla wants more people build cool shit
that makes the web awesome (and open).




8 P2PU Open Web and Jo...
An example!

                                            An
                                            open
             ...
The stakes



    Future of cinema > future of the web.
           One shapes the other.

                       Also true...
Luckily

   The right posse
     has gathered.
       And you’re
        part of it.
          Have fun.
     Kick some as...
Why does Mozilla
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 P2PU Open Web News Course - Sept 2010
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  1. 1. Why does Mozilla care about news? P2PU Open Web News Course - Sept 2010
  2. 2. Our Mission “Guard the open nature of the internet.” Mozilla invites people to innovate and build. Together: we shape the web and make it awesome. 2 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  3. 3. Making an awesome web Firefox is driving ... Innovation on the open web. Powered by developers. 3 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  4. 4. Making an awesome web Now we want to spark: Innovation on the open web. Powered by *everybody*. 4 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  5. 5. Everybody? Everybody = *everybody*. • The people formerly known as users. • These people call themselves things like teacher, lawyer, filmmaker, artist, blogger, web developer ... and journalists. • They all can play a role in pushing the web in the right direction. And many of them already are.They use Firefox. 5 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  6. 6. Open web? Open web = the free, decentralized and participatory parts of the internet. • Free like free software. It’s transparent and remixable. • Decentralized in both architecture and control. • Participation is baked in.There are people inside it. 6 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  7. 7. Innovation? Innovation = new tools, practices and ideas that push the web in the right direction. • The Mozilla community builds the core technologies that drive innovation and openness on the web. • We also want people to implement and use these technologies to the same ends. • This what we want to do w/ Drumbeat, and this course. 7 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  8. 8. Bottom line Mozilla wants more people build cool shit that makes the web awesome (and open). 8 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  9. 9. An example! An open video lab for filmmakers. webmademovies.etherworks.ca/popcorndemo/ 9 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  10. 10. The stakes Future of cinema > future of the web. One shapes the other. Also true with news. 10 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  11. 11. Luckily The right posse has gathered. And you’re part of it. Have fun. Kick some ass. 11 P2PU Open Web and Journalism Course
  12. 12. Why does Mozilla care about news? P2PU Open Web News Course - Sept 2010

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