Fusing journalism, tool-building and code

What is Mozilla doing in media? What’s the connection between media, freedom and the web? This post from the Nieman Journalism Lab provides some helpful context on why Mozilla and the Knight Foundation are working together — and why open source matters to news. “The foundations see a future that fuses journalism and tool-building, storytelling and code.” Calling the recent …

10 inspiring examples of where the web is headed

Mozilla’s “International Developer Evangelist” evangelist Christian Heilmann blew some minds in Monday’s MozNewsLab, outlining the potential of HTML5 with fantastic demos and examples that seemed too good not to share more widely. HTML5 and where the web is headed You need the audio and Chris’s context to really do this justice — but even just clicking through his links and …

Crystalizing talking points for MoJo

Phillip Smith’s “Catalyzing news innovation” post contains crucial ideas and talking points for MoJo. Especially given the back-and-forth and real-world testing with Geoff Samek —¬†one of the smart folks behind the online news start-up Sacramento Press — who has written a pair of extremely thoughtful posts on this as well here. Here’s a quick dirty capture of their talking points. …