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Introducing Firefox Send, Providing Free File Transfers while Keeping your Personal Information Private

The Mozilla Blog - March 12, 2019 8671

At Mozilla, we are always committed to people’s security and privacy. It’s part of our long-standing Mozilla Manifesto. We are continually looking for new ways to fulfill that promise, whether … Read more


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Apply for a Mozilla Fellowship

The Mozilla Blog - March 12, 2019 8540

We’re seeking technologists, activists, policy experts, and scientists devoted to a healthy internet. Apply to be a 2019-2020 Mozilla Fellow   Today, we’re opening applications for Mozilla Fellowships. Mozilla is … Read more


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Welcome Lindsey Shepard, VP Product Marketing

The Mozilla Blog - March 18, 2019 4949

I’m excited to let you know that today, Lindsey Shepard joins us as our VP of Product Marketing. Lindsey brings a wealth of experience from a variety of sectors ranging … Read more


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Thank you, Denelle Dixon

The Mozilla Blog - March 14, 2019 4862

I want to take this opportunity to thank Denelle Dixon for her partnership, leadership and significant contributions to Mozilla over the last six years. Denelle joined Mozilla Corporation in September … Read more


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Firefox for iOS Amps Up Private Browsing and More

The Mozilla Blog - February 14, 2019 3184

Today we’re rolling out updated features for iPhone and iPad users, including a new layout for menu and settings, persistent Private Browsing tabs and new organization options within the New … Read more


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Facebook Answers Mozilla’s Call to Deliver Open Ad API Ahead of EU Election

The Mozilla Blog - February 13, 2019 3125

After calls for increased transparency and accountability from Mozilla and partners in civil society, Facebook announced it would open its Ad Archive API next month. While the details are still … Read more


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Retailers: All We Want for Valentine’s Day is Basic Security

The Mozilla Blog - February 12, 2019 3078

Mozilla and our allies are asking four major retailers to adopt our Minimum Security Guidelines   Today, Mozilla, Consumers International, the Internet Society, and eight other organizations are urging Amazon, … Read more


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Open Letter: Facebook, Do Your Part Against Disinformation

The Mozilla Blog - February 11, 2019 3017

Mozilla, Access Now, Reporters Without Borders, and 30 other organizations have published an open letter to Facebook. Our ask: make good on your promises to provide more transparency around political … Read more


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The Dream of Creative Writing

Speed of Creativity - February 10, 2019 2995

I have been doing quite a bit of soul-searching in the past few weeks and months, and I have played with several ideas for my future that are worth noting. One of these is my desire to write fiction, to unleash my creative imagination in a channel detached almost entirely from education and educational technology. [...]

Putting Users and Publishers at the Center of the Online Value Exchange

The Mozilla Blog - February 04, 2019 2657

Publishers are getting a raw deal in the current online advertising ecosystem. The technology they depend on to display advertisements also ensures they lose the ability to control who gets … Read more


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Mozilla Raises Concerns Over Facebook’s Lack of Transparency

The Mozilla Blog - January 31, 2019 2400

Today Denelle Dixon, Mozilla’s Chief Operating Officer, sent a letter to the European Commission surfacing concerns about the lack of publicly available data for political advertising on the Facebook platform. … Read more


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Today’s Firefox Gives Users More Control over their Privacy

The Mozilla Blog - January 29, 2019 2304

Privacy. While it’s the buzzword for 2019, it has always been a core part of the Mozilla mission, and continues to be a driving force in how we create features … Read more


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Discussing ClassenSAS Future at Northeast Academy in OKCPS

Speed of Creativity - January 26, 2019 2157

Today Shelly and I spent 2 1/2 hours at Northeast Academy in Oklahoma City Public Schools, attending an OKCPS sponsored information event for parents, students and families. On January 22, 2019, OKCPS district officials presented the “Pathway to Greatness” proposal at the monthly board meeting, which includes 3 different options for closing, [...]

Killing Classen SAS in Oklahoma City Public Schools

Speed of Creativity - January 25, 2019 2118

This past Tuesday evening, January 22, 2019, the superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools gave an important and divisive presentation to the OKCPS board and community. I was not able to attend in person, but did view the livestream on YouTube along with our middle daughter, who just graduated from ClassenSAS last year [...]

Mozilla Fosters the Next Generation of Women in Emerging Technologies

The Mozilla Blog - January 25, 2019 2090

At Mozilla, we want to empower people to create technology that reflects the diversity of the world we live in. Today we’re excited to announce the release of the Inclusive … Read more


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The Coral Project is Moving to Vox Media

The Mozilla Blog - January 22, 2019 1920

Since 2015, the Mozilla Foundation has incubated The Coral Project to support journalism and improve online dialog around the world through privacy-centered, open source software. Originally founded as a two-year … Read more


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Welcome Roxi Wen, our incoming Chief Financial Officer

The Mozilla Blog - January 22, 2019 1905

I am excited to announce that Roxi Wen is joining Mozilla Corporation as our Chief Financial Officer (CFO) next month. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation, the … Read more


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Evolving Firefox’s Culture of Experimentation: A Thank You from the Test Pilot Program

The Mozilla Blog - January 15, 2019 1550

For the last three years Firefox has invested heavily in innovation, and our users have been an essential part of this journey. Through the Test Pilot Program, Firefox users have … Read more


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Why You Should NOT Quit Facebook or Twitter

Speed of Creativity - January 14, 2019 1517

Why You Should NOT Quit Facebook or Twitter By On January 15, 2019 · Tagged With: , , , , , , , , , · Contents Powerful tools can be used, by definition, in BIG ways. “” Social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, are globe spanning technological marvels. Unfortunately, these platforms have been used maliciously and abusively in recent years to . At the same time, however, these powerful platforms have been used to positively connect people, empower organizations, and democratize free expression around our planet more than any previous technological invention.

Eric Rescorla Wins the Levchin Prize at the 2019 Real-World Crypto Conference

The Mozilla Blog - January 09, 2019 1218

The Levchin Prize awards two entrepreneurs every year for significant contributions to solving global, real-world cryptography issues that make the internet safer at scale. This year, we’re proud to announce … Read more


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Mozilla Announces Deal to Bring Firefox Reality to HTC VIVE Devices

The Mozilla Blog - January 08, 2019 1149

Last year, Mozilla set out to build a best-in-class browser that was made specifically for immersive browsing. The result was Firefox Reality, a browser designed from the ground up to … Read more


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Podcast463: Reflections on The Florida Project Movie

Speed of Creativity - January 04, 2019 937

Podcast463: Reflections on The Florida Project Movie By On January 4, 2019 · Tagged With: , , , , , , , , · Welcome to Episode 463 of the Moving at the Speed of Creativity podcast, a show by () focusing on digital creativity, media literacy, digital literacy, digital citizenship, instructional technology integration and engaged learning both inside and outside the classroom. This episode features an interview with () about the 2017 movie, (). The is, “Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.