Five talks from MozFest 2017

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Feb 27, 2018 · 2 min read

How do we connect everyone — regardless of gender or geography — to the entirety of the internet? And how do we ensure the web is a civil, safe space?

Below, watch five talks about a more inclusive internet, delivered at MozFest 2017.


Closing the Digital Gender Divide

“How do we make sure the web is for all?”

Nanjira Sambuli, Digital Equality Advocacy Manager at the Web Foundation, outlines how public policy can bring more women online.


How to Build an Internet With Us, Not For Us

“Who builds the technology we use?”

Anasuya Sengupta and Siko Bouterse of Whose Knowledge? explain how today’s internet is built for a majority by a minority.


I’m So Sick of Talking My Face Hurts

“Internet freedom is getting worse — not only in repressive regimes, but so-called democracies, as well.”

Nighat Dad, founder of Digital Rights Foundation Pakistan, says words alone will not solve harassment and hacking.


Free Wi-Fi for Africa

“The problem is not fiber, it is not smartphones. The problem is affordable wireless.”

Entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig offers ideas for bringing the whole of the African continent online.


Robust, Useful, Delightful

“Artists and engineers can together develop the future of the internet — and make life there more pleasant.”

Interaction designer Gillian Crampton Smith says a delightful internet isn’t just about engineering — it’s about emotion and aesthetics, too.


Gillian Crampton Smith speaks at MozFest 2017

Mozilla Festival

MozFest is an annual, hands-on festival for and by the open Internet movement. Every year, bright minds from around the world build, debate, and explore the future of our lives online. In this publication, we invite everyone to share their thoughts and start conversations.

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MozFest is an annual, hands-on festival for and by the open Internet movement. Every year, bright minds from around the world build, debate, and explore the future of our lives online. In this publication, we invite everyone to share their thoughts and start conversations.

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