Drumbeat, Skopje may 22nd


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Drumbeat, Skopje may 22nd

  1. 1. Balkans Inter-Community Meetup 2010<br />Skopje, Macedonia<br />May 22nd<br />Kerim Kalamujić<br />creative commons attribution 3.0<br />
  2. 2. What doesinternet mean to you?<br />
  3. 3. Drumbeat is about keeping the webopen<br />
  4. 4. remixable<br />decentralized<br />transparent<br />participatory<br />
  5. 5. The Open Web is<br />evolving and improving as we each can remix existing parts of the Internet into something that is our own<br />decentralized in both architecture and control, ensuring continued choice and diversity<br />built on transparent technologies that anyone can study, use or improve<br />fueled by participation, in ideas, energy or media from more than a billion Internet users<br />
  6. 6. The Internet is increasingly becoming our global commons: a critical public resource over a billion people use every day to learn, innovate, trade, befriend and play.<br />By explaining, protecting and building things around the characteristics of the open Web, Drumbeat can create a better Internet, an Internet that is even richer and more resilient.<br />
  7. 7. The Internet is a global public resource that<br />must remain open and accessible. - Mozilla Manifesto<br />Individuals must have the ability to shape <br />their own experiences on the Internet<br />
  8. 8. We’re building a movement. We want to keep<br />theweb open for the next 100 years<br />Where to start? Everyday web users<br />making and doing things that help the open web<br />Drumbeat’s role: host projects and events that<br />gather smart, creative people around big ideas<br />
  9. 9. Why???<br />We all benefit from the open web<br />
  10. 10. It’s the most powerful communicationtool in the history of humanity.<br />The nervous system of trade, education,governance,activism, and play.<br />Lets a single idea achieve global impact.<br />All without needing someone else’s approvalor permission.<br />Open = (Participatory +Transparent + Decentralized + Generative)<br />
  11. 11. But we can’t take the freedom of the web for granted<br />
  12. 12. There are many who would neuter or control the web we have built<br />
  13. 13. Imagine an internet filled with devices you can’ttinker with <br />and walled gardens.<br />What’s at risk? Privacy. Access. The freedom to create and innovate.<br />
  14. 14. We need to protect it. Improve it. Grow it.<br />
  15. 15. Drumbeat = your chance to keep the web open and free<br />
  16. 16. A chance for the rest of us to get involved<br />A global community of smart, creative, everyday people who actually make and do things that attack problems, power big ideas, and build the open web<br />
  17. 17. Open Web<br />Open<br />Internet<br />people building technology<br />people using technology<br />
  18. 18. Open Web<br />Open<br />Internet<br />Use tech to<br />drive participation<br />and understanding<br />(eg. drumbeat)<br />Build<br />technology and product<br />(eg. firefox)<br />
  19. 19. Open Web<br />Open<br />Internet<br />Artists<br />Teachers<br />Lawyers<br />(and more ...)<br />Developers<br />Localizers<br />QA<br />(and more ...)<br />
  20. 20. a global community of mozillians that use web technology to understand, participate and take control of their online lives<br />
  21. 21. how can i get involved?<br />join the mailing list<br />participate in a project<br />go to a local event<br />run a project or event<br />spread the word<br />
  22. 22. find out more:<br />www.drumbeat.org<br />
  23. 23. Questions?<br />kerim@mozilla.ba<br />creative commons attribution 3.0<br />