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Understanding Russian Disinformation in U.S. Politics

Speed of Creativity - July 14, 2019 4936

I’m attending the “Summer Institute in Digital Literacy” (#digiURI) this week in Providence, Rhode Island. Although my flight landed too late for me to make the official opening session, thanks to Troy Hicks (@hickstro) I connected for supper with a great group of attendees and had wonderful conversations.

Latest Firefox Release Available today for iOS and Desktop

The Mozilla Blog - July 09, 2019 4628

Since our last Firefox release, we’ve been working on features to make the Firefox Quantum browser work better for you. We added by default Enhanced Tracking Protection which blocks known … Read more


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Mozilla’s Latest Research Grants: Prioritizing Research for the Internet

The Mozilla Blog - July 05, 2019 4421

We are very happy to announce the results of our Mozilla Research Grants for the first half of 2019. This was an extremely competitive process, and we selected proposals which … Read more


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Mozilla joins brief for protection of LGBTQ employees from discrimination

The Mozilla Blog - July 02, 2019 4247

Last year, we joined the call in support of transgender equality as part of our longstanding commitment to diversity, inclusion and fostering a supportive work environment. Today, we are proud … Read more


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The Cognitive Cost of Carbon Copy Email

Speed of Creativity - June 24, 2019 3837

If you haven’t noticed, we have a major email overload problem in our lives and society. There are many reasons for email overload, and there is not a single solution, but one way we can address some of the underlying issues is to reflect on what I’ll term “the cognitive cost of carbon copy [...]

Google’s Ad API is Better Than Facebook’s, But…

The Mozilla Blog - May 10, 2019 1333

… with a few important omissions. Google’s tool meets four of experts’ five minimum standards   Last month, Mozilla released an analysis of Facebook’s ad archive API, a tool that … Read more


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What we do when things go wrong

The Mozilla Blog - May 09, 2019 1289

We strive to make Firefox a great experience. Last weekend we failed, and we’re sorry. An error on our part prevented new add-ons from being installed, and stopped existing add-ons … Read more


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The Firefox EU Elections Toolkit helps you to prevent pre-vote online manipulation

The Mozilla Blog - May 05, 2019 1088

What comes to your mind when you hear the term ‘online manipulation’? In the run-up to the EU parliamentary elections at the end of May, you probably think first and … Read more


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VIDEO: 10 Tips from a Technology Fear Specialist

Speed of Creativity - April 30, 2019 807

Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to share a 45 minute webinar with the wonderful Seesaw community titled, “10 Tips from a Technology Fear Specialist.” This presentation (and subsequent Q&A session with live attendees) was based on my March 21st blog post, “Adult Identity and the “I Can’t Use Technology Well” [.