The new Webmaker Hall of Fame wants YOU
Who should be here? What was the most amazing thing you made or saw this summer? Who inspired you, taught you, or helped you most? Who should the Mozilla Webmaker and Summer Code Party community stand up and cheer?
What did we make together at MozParty?
- 724 Summer Code Party events…
- …spread across 79 countries…
- …reaching more than 5,305 people!
- Best stuff we made. Best “makes” and completed Webmaker projects.
- Best events. Best photos from MozParty events around the world. (More “best-of” photos here in our Flickr favorites.)
- Best stories and blog posts. Best moments, stories and key learnings.
The short answer: YOU! We need YOUR projects, YOUR favorites photos, and YOUR greatest moments for this page. Let’s build this Hall of Fame together. We’ll be making updates weekly.
Hall of Fame
Best Summer Code Party photos
- A gallery with our top 15 favorites from the summer.
- Plus a second gallery — because we couldn’t make up our minds!
- Plus all our other favorites from Flickr.
What’s missing? Submit other great photos for the Hall of Fame.
- Cory Doctorow: “Where Creativity Comes From”
- OK GO’s Damian Kulash: “Why Things Go Viral”
- Douglas Rushkoff: “Get on the Spaceship”
- Greg Pak: “Working with Multimedia”
- Tommy Pallotta: “How to be a Robot and Tell Stories”
- Anita Sarkeesian: “Talking Back to the Media”
Nominate a video for the Hall of Fame. What’s missing from this list?
Amazing Mozilla Reps
- Gauthramraj Elango: for helping Unatti, an 11-year-old aspiring webmaker in India, overcome roadblocks and go on an epic webmaking adventure.
- Ioana Chiorean: for organizing an epic 48-hour hackathon in Cluj, hacking on Firefox OS apps and more.
- Sayak Sarkar and Faisal Aziz: for hosting several amazing MozParty events in India, including a giant wrap-up “MozCarnival” and inspiring new webmakers.
- Jean Austin: for co-ordinating diverse and confidence-building events in the Philippines. In his words: “We teach people how to code and we make them love it.“
- Miguel Paz: for hosting an experimentation lab for journalists in Santiago Chile, “Journalism Needs Nerds.“
Amazing instructors, mentors and educators
- Zainab Onni, HiveNYC Ambassador Extraordinaire, for leading by example and being a constant advocate for Webmaking through her efforts at HIVENYC.
- Emma Irwin, a MozRep and busy mother volunteering to help lead Webmaker in Victoria, BC.
- Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code, who led an inspiring series of MozParties in Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco.
- And many, many more we’re waiting for you to tell us about.
Nominate a teacher, instructor or mentor. Who were the people that inspired you most this summer?
Best Webmaker Projects
- Best “Make Your Own Animal” projects
- Best “Make a Map of Your World on the Web”
- Best “How-To’s”: Using Thimble to create a “How to Make Your Own Robot.” From a MozParty in Greece.
Amazing Summer Code Party Events
- StoryCamp included a six-chapter toolkit with videos, projects, templates, visuals and reading to walk students through the process of creating a web-native film.
- Open News Fellowship Hack Jam. Exploring the themes of journalism and open data to create physical interactive experiences.
- Aircasting with HiveNYC and New York Hall of Science at the Dekalb Market Hive Learning Party.
- CERN Summer Student Webfest. Turning BrowserQuest into “Particle Quest.”
- Jon Rogers and Knight-Mozilla OpenNews fellow Laurian Gridinoc hosted a “Make the Web Physical” hack jam in Dundee, Scotland.
- Hive Berlin Speed Geeking featured 3D Printing stations, “Twitter-ature,” Introductory Wiki-Making and more.
Best Ideas and Innovations
- Popcorning Barcelona. Explore a neighborhood on the outskirts of Barcelona with this Popcorn experiment from desdelamina.net.
- Hacking Little Brother. Cory Doctorow says he’s “proud and excited beyond words” to see youth using Popcorn to remix his novel, Little Brother.
- Robot-building. Youth at the “Future Library” in Veria, Greece used Thimble to create their own “How Tos” for building robots. (Check out Chloe’s post for more.)
- ParticleQuest. The winning hack at the CERN Summer Student Webfest remixed Mozilla’s BrowserQuest to give it a physics theme.
- Youth-Made Anti-Bully Thimble project, 16yr old Hive NYC Summer Intern. (Try it out.)
What’s missing? Nominate other great ideas and innovations for the Hall of Fame.
Best blog posts
- Zainab Oni: “Don’t be a User, Be a Maker“
- Jean Austin: “We teach people how to code and we make them love it“
- Brett Gaylor: “Listening to a Mozillian“
- Paul Bien: Video blog on the future of digital literacy, webmaking and education.
- Laura Hilliger: “The Power of Contribution“
What’s missing? Suggest other great Summer Code Party blog posts for the Hall of Fame.
Help make the Webmaker Hall of Fame
- Suggest people, projects and content.
- Suggest new categories to add.
- Get more involved. Give us a shout on the Webmaker newsgroup, Twitter or weekly calls.