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“New challenges bring new partners and new allies in fighting for different issues.”
“It's challenging to find a balance — to structure and support the kids that need it, but also give them the freedom to fail and bring their own interests into things.”
Niberca (Gigi) Polo
“For me, the challenge is when I finish a piece of work — so now what? What's the next step?”
“I like jazz hands.”
Chris (Spike) Foote
“I believe that we should be working to lower the barriers — to give more people the power to use and create the web.”
Anelda Van der Walt
“The open internet is the thing that makes my job possible — that makes it possible for my company to exist.”
“I'm a biologist doing bioinformatics work — without this kind of openness in science, I wouldn’t be able to do what I do.”
“As awareness increases, so does media literacy, information literacy, data literacy, and the ability to understand and evaluate giant streams of information.”
“Mozilla has encouraged me to think about things in a different way — to think about how groups can match up, even if they haven't in the past or don't usually.”
“The Working Open Workshop forced me to pay attention to adjacent disciplines and how they deal with the same problems we see in biomedical research.”
“It’s important to be OK with mistakes or negative results — to be OK with trying something different or new — to know that your successes are measured incrementally.”
“The greatest moral questions of our times are played out on the web and in the fight to keep it open.”
“During my fellowship I developed an open science and reproducible research course — my students' work was then highlighted in Science Magazine.”
“Our Open Web Fellow is helping us bring practical understanding to the political debate.”
“I teach how to participate in collaborative projects. I set up a bike lane, so we’re on the same road as Mozilla, but we’re off to the side.”
Egle Marija Ramanauskaite
“Finally, we’re bringing this awesome research to the public.”
"Working open has changed the way I do research."
"Crowd2Map Tanzania came about through a chance meeting at MozFest."
"We might be able to build a different future, rather than the one we’re sleepwalking into."
“Help people cross boundaries: That’s what Mozilla does best. They help people hear each other’s voices.”