WeeklyUpdates/2019-12-09

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Contents

Weekly Project Status Meeting Agenda

Items in this section will be shared during the live status meeting.

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Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 09 December

Tuesday, 10 December

Wednesday, 11 December

ET Speaker Series Janet Vertesi, Princeton University: "Just Opt Out?": The Hidden Trade-Offs in Personal Data Ownership

Wednesday, 11 December 2019: 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET / 8:00pm UT

Location: Mozilla Mountain View + broadcast on [Airmo] for NDAd Mozillians

Abstract: This talk reviews seven years’ worth of personal experiments aimed at opting out of data detection and platforms associated with the personal data economy online -- from keeping a pregnancy hidden from the internet to building your own cell phone. As technology companies shrug that if we don’t like their data policies we can “just opt out,” I question how realistic this assumption truly is. Can anyone just opt out and yet maintain an active digital lifestyle? And which hidden tradeoffs must we make in order to simply evade detection? As the experiments range from inconvenient to ridiculous to potentially dangerous, I present design and ethical implications for the next generation of tools that support radical data ownership online. The fact that most people stay on these platforms despite their discontent reveals that opting out is much more difficult than it seems.

Homebrew Website Club

The Homebrew Website Club is a growing world-wide network of meetups for everyone who wants to take back their web experience from social media silos, and own their online identities, content, and interactions.

Thursday, 12 December

Friday, 13 December

Saturday, 14 December

Sunday, 15 December

Next Week

Later Events and Available Tickets

Mozilla DevRel Complimentary Tickets

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Mozilla Sponsored Developer Events

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Halfstack | 01/17/20 | Phoenix

You Got This 2020 | 01/18/20 | Birmingham, UK

PyCascades 2020 | 02/08/20 - 02/09/20| Portland

Open Source Festival | 02/20/20 - 02/22/20 | Lagos, Nigeria

Mozilla x Bit Web of Things Workshop | 02/21/20 | Davis, CA

🌮 IndieWebCamp Austin 2020 | 02/22/20 - 02/23/20 | Austin, Texas, USA

PerfMatters Conference 2020 | 03/31/20 - 04/02/20 | Redwood City, CA USA

JS Kongress Munich | 04/15-16/20 | Munich, Germany

⛰ IndieWeb Summit 2020 | 06/27/20 - 06/28/20 | Portland, Oregon, USA


Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per topic. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week. The meeting is streamed in a 4:3 format in order to allow for split screen. If your slides are 16:9 "widescreen" format, please indicate in the "Sharing" column below.

Presenter Title Topic Location Sharing Media More Details
Who Are You? What Do You Do? What are you going to talk about? Where are you presenting from? (Moz Space, your house, space) Will you be sharing your screen? (yes/no, 4:3 or 16:9) Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information
Andrew Krug Staff Security Engineer, Enterprise Information Security IT MinIT Remote, Via PreRecorded Video Please play video n/a
Asa Dotzler Team Firefox Weekly Firefox Update MTV no n/a 2019-12-09
Nathan Egge Manager, Research Engineering Emerging Technologies Update MTV no n/a ET headlines

Welcome!

Let's say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Who is being introduced? Who are you? (the introducer) Where are you doing the introduction? Where are they from? How will they be part of Mozilla?
Their Name Your Name Intro location Their Location Their Role
Sharmili Vellathurai Lisa Gray Remote TX Mountain View Office Global Space Planner
Jason Falivene Chris Lin MTV Seattle Remote IT EIS Director
Daniela Barbera Abbie Woods San Francisco Office San Francisco Office Office Services Coordinator