Michaela Smiley (Thayer)

Games, Gaming, and Gamification

Long before the Internet, games were a source of entertainment, comradery, and learning. The rise of technology enabled games to...

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Privacy & Security

7 Big Ways Online Rights Have Changed This Year

As 2018 approaches the halfway point, here is our list of online issues we feel are most important and have...

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Introducing Season 3 of IRL, Mozilla’s Original Podcast

Over the first two seasons of IRL, Mozilla’s podcast, we confronted online trolls and stood up for net neutrality. We...

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We need to talk about the internet

By the year 2020, over 20 billion devices will be connected to the Internet, more than seven devices per person,...

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Deep Dives

Real talk: bullies, trolls and the troll tax

Imagine a walk home from school filled with fear. Imagine you feel the fear because of a bully. Now imagine...

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Deep Dives

Lovestreams: A Story of Net Cross’d Lovers and More

Over the weekend, I had the privilege to meet Sean Buckelew, director and animator of Lovestreams — a short film...

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Protect Yourself from Ransomware

Have you been hacked, or do you know someone who has? People make the internet vibrant, but we’re also the...

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News

Introducing IRL: An Original Podcast From Mozilla

Let’s face it: our online life is real life. We walk, talk, work, LOL and even love on the Internet...

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Net Neutrality: Answers You Seek

Net neutrality has been in the headlines a lot recently. And while it’s a complicated issue, it’s a really important...

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Deep Dives

Let’s Close the Internet Gender Gap

On International Women’s Day each year, we celebrate women in our own lives who we respect and admire, and we...

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Internet Health: Not a Partisan Issue

In the wake of the U.S. Presidential election and transition efforts, people across the country have been forming and discussing...

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Privacy & Security

Five Superheroes Who Use Encryption for Good

Conversation about online privacy and security has reached new highs over the last year. And, while strong encryption may be...

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