Mozilla Is Not Chick-Fil-A

In 2012 the southern fried chicken restaurant Chick-Fil-A became the unlikely battlefield for marriage equality in America. Through a strange turn of events, same-sex marriage advocates and opponents converged on Chick-Fil-A franchises across the country. People lined up to buy chicken sandwiches in solidarity or to stage a boycott.
One thing’s for sure. If you [...]

Posted at 12am on 4/4/14 | 25 comments | Filed Under: Drumbeat, Mozilla | read on

A Civics Education for Privacy

The Mozilla advocacy and campaign teams are meeting this week to plan a multi-year “privacy, security, surveillance” campaign. We’re searching for an issue where we can make a real impact.
I am pushing for “security” to be tip of our campaign’s spear. Something like “we want to know that our devices, communications, and Internet/web services are [...]

Posted at 9pm on 3/17/14 | 1 comment | Filed Under: Drumbeat, Filmmaking, Innovation, Learning, Mozilla, Strategy, Talks, Web Makers | read on


Hi, I’m Ben. I lead new program development at Mozilla and teach at NYU ITP. Director of the Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference. Co-founder of the Open Video Alliance and the Open Video Conference.

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