Tag Archive for Perception

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Social norms: “professionalism”

I’m not sure if it came from a guidance counselor or my parents or some sort of magical “install social norm” button, but somewhere along the lines I learned these things about professionalism: Dress appropriately Don’t curse Don’t interrupt Don’t question people above you in the hierarchy These tips are subjective and truncated. I started thinking about how personality and… Read more →

What’s next for Laura?

TL;DR My last day at Mozilla already happened, but I’m still me. I bring together disparate things to foster learning, spread openness and design for participation. I’m a creative generalist who likes to make stuff, and I’m open to exploring opportunities. About 5.5 years ago I took a broken dream to the first Mozilla Festival (at the time it was… Read more →

On the Archive

Yesterday I got to hangout with the #DMLCommons folks in the blog garage (complete with tools) to talk about our views on blogging. In that conversation, we talked a little bit about control and how driving your own online space, and caring for your online presence is so important to your career (and life) pathway. I mentioned (a few times)… Read more →

Love the Lurkers

A couple days ago I had a BIG conversation with Bill Mills, the Community Manager for Mozilla Science Lab, about open learning, designing for participation, online engagement, collaboration, inspiration and a bunch of other metaphysical ideas that I often create practical implementations for. During our conversation, Bill asked if I had any advice for designing learning experiences that can engage… Read more →