Learning and the Web. Two powerful forces of change converge in a public square. Their dimensions are unpredictable, and many of the outcomes of their convergence will be unintended, but this experiment is not entirely uncontrolled. This group of scholars, hackers, and activists has calculated the likely conditions, wired in all the right connections. When lightning strikes, they’ll be ready.

You are reading the ebook version of Learning, Freedom and the Web by Anya Kamenetz, published by the Mozilla Foundation. This ebook was designed and built by faculty and students at Emily Carr University's Social + Interactive Media Centre, with the assistance of Steam Clock Software.

ebook team:

Jonathan Aitken, Assoc. Professor of Design & Dynamic Media
Celeste Martin, Asst. Professor of Design & Dynamic Media
Alexandra Samuel, Director, Social + Interactive Media Centre

Student team:
Initial concept, design, and coding by Briana Garelli, Danielle Hall, Amy Wang and Justin Alm
Animated illustrations by Amy Wang
Final design and coding by Justin Alm

Technical assistance and coaching on HTML5 development provided by Allen Pike of Steam Clock Software.

Print book team:
Anya Kamenetz, writer & editor
Mark Surman, Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation
Ben Moskowitz, Open Video Alliance
Chris Appleton, designer
Matt Thompson (??)


About Mozilla

Mozilla is a global non-profit dedicated to putting you in control of your online experience and shaping the future of the Web for the public good. We do this by creating great software, like theFirefox browser, and building movements, likeDrumbeat, that give people tools to take control of their online lives.


About the Social + Interactive Media Centre

The Social + Interactive Media Centre helps BC companies tap the design, creative and technical expertise of Emily Carr faculty and students. Funded by a 5-year grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), SIM supports a wide range of applied social, interactive and design projects. The Centre's research program engages BC companies as collaborators in uncovering new ways to use social technologies and tackle interactive design challenges. For more on the Centre's research into publishing and other new media challenges, please visit simcentre.ca.