Looking to learn more about or engage with Mozilla Fellows and Awardees around the world? Keep your eye on the Mozilla Foundation blog to stay up-to-date with regular updates about these leaders and their work by reviewing the current and upcoming news and announcements below.
News from current fellows and awardees
- FemTech: a healthcare revolution for women or a source of exploitation? — featuring senior fellow Lucy Purdon in Context News
- Kathleen Siminyu, Mozilla Common Voice Machine Learning fellow, was named in this year's Business Daily Top 40 under 40 Women list for her outstanding work on Common Voice.
- Interview with fellow Kathleen Siminyu on Kaya FM
- Queens of Tech: Nelly Cheboi, 9 Other Kenyan Ladies Making Great Exploits in Technology 2023— featuring Common Voice fellow Kathleen Siminyu in Tuko
- GPT-4, the update of conversational artificial intelligence—featuring senior fellow Abeba Birhane in RFI
- Philosophers on Next-Generation Large Language Models—featuring senior fellow Abeba Birhane in Daily Nous
- Google Launches A.I. Chatbot—How Does it Compare to ChatGPT and Bing?—featuring Mozilla Technology Fund awardee Sean McGregor in Smithsonian Magazine
- Addiction, opacity: why is TikTok's algorithm so worrying?—featuring Mozilla Technology Fund awardee Marc Faddoul in BFMTV
- Marco Civil da Internet is not a scapegoat for politics—featuring senior fellow Lori Regattieri in Poder360
- Exposing the Sexism in Generative AI —a profile of Mozilla Technology Fund Awardee Algowritten.
- Dark reality of content moderation: Meta sued for poor work conditions—featuring alum Odanga Madung in Nation Africa
- How young people around the world experience AI, in their own words—featuring Creative Media Awards alum Soledad Magnone in Global Voices
- Dzata a short film which mixes science fiction, speculative fiction, and fantasy to rethink how we approach innovation, premiered at a Control Shift event in Bristol on 31st of March. Dzata is a Creative Media Awards project.
- Can African countries hold Big Tech accountable? — featuring Program Officer Kofi Yeboah
- How to Build Community-Driven Data sets in East Africa— a new report detailing the learnings of the Mozilla Common Voice partnership with the GIZ FAIR Forward initiative to promote the creation and use of open voice data and technology in the East African languages Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, and Luganda.
- It’s not too late to catch up on MozFest! You can still get on demand access to all the recorded sessions on the Mozilla Festival website
- Mozilla announced Mozilla.ai: A startup that will build a trustworthy and independent open-source AI ecosystem. Read more here.
- Mozilla unveiled its latest Creative Media Awardees: 11 projects that use art, advocacy, and technology to unpack how AI is — and should be — designed. Read more here.