Posts tagged workshop

IPFS Camp 2019

Talk given at IPFS Camp

What if your web browser truly reflected your values - advocating for you, filtering for you, connecting you to others on your terms. What if your browser could be a full nodes in a distributed networks, or just connect directly to your friend’s computer without intermediaries?

While we’re waiting for mainstream browsers to catch up with our needs, we can experiment with building our own. What if you could build your own browser? What would it look like? What values would it have? What capabilities would it need to have?

We’ll show how browsers act as a value filter on our world, teach some approaches to making the browser truly be an agent that represents you_, and break into groups to start building our own _true user agents.

Talk given with Dietrich Ayala and Irakli Gozalishvili

Mozilla Festival

Entering MozFest

Entering MozFest

Mozilla Festival 2018

It is hard to describe MozFest for those that have never been there or even saw the pictures. The best I can say it is like a festival, like burning man or coachella, but for the intersections of networks, culture and digital realm. It is a chaotic ambient, where ideas storm and collide and beautiful things are made. Some of these things are like little seeds that will grow all over our beautiful planet.

Three years ago, I remember MozFest having 1500 attendees of which 500 were facilitators. That means that for each three people in the festival, one was there to help you learn something, unlock some skill, or build up some idea. This leads to a very powerful and empowering event. I don’t have the numbers for this year but I believe it was similar.

3rd Globo Open House

In this event at Globo, I’ve run the same workshop three times throughout the day. In it we used Lua and ESP8266 to explore the world of IoT from a beginners perspective. 2016

Gave both a talk and a workshop about doing IoT with Tessel 2 and JS. Best. Event. Ever.

I had a catastrophic failure in my slide software during that talk. Both Firefox and Chrome failed. I got a bit scared and in my opinion couldn’t recover well. Still, the workshop on the next day was great.