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Mozilla Festival 2012 – Save the date

by Rob Zwetsloot

The upcoming Mozilla Festival in London has something for everyone, including games, mobile web designing, and coding for kids

The Mozilla Festival is now a yearly event, and the 2012 edition will be held in a few weeks on the 9th November until the 11th. This year there will be a number of themes running throughout the festival:

Hackable Games – Pushing the frontiers of the web through gaming. Opening games to remix, and creating games that teach web mechanics to the world.

Making the Web Physical – Interactive prototypes that explore the potential of a physical internet.

Webmaking for Mobile – Coding and playing with mobile devices driven by the web. The web as platform for whole new devices and experiences.

Coding for Teens – Seeding a global movement to spread digital literacy and empower a new generation of digital creators.

Web-native Cinema – Explore and build tomorrow’s audiovisual experiences using the modern web as your canvas.

Source Code for Journalism – Coding and working open for newsrooms and journalists, including news partners from the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project.

“The Mozilla Festival is a yearly celebration of learning and innovation,” explained Mozilla. “Gathering passionate people…to explore the web, learn together, and make things that can change the world. The Festival will gather coders, designers, journalists, educators, filmmakers, gamers, makers and youth from more than 40 countries for brainstorming, design challenges and sprints that will shape the future of media and the web.”

The event will be held at Ravensbourne College in Greenwich, and you can register for it on the Mozilla Festival website.

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