Ben Moskowitz 12/31/12
As a leading proponent of open video and the interactive Web, Ben Moskowitz keeps busy imagining the future of content collaboration.
Here are 5 links that will get you up to speed on his past and current projects:
- At Mozilla, Ben helps oversee their portfolio of media projects—tools for filmmakers like Popcorn Maker and popcorn.js, the Knight Mozilla news fellows, Universal Subtitles, and other projects.
- He oversaw development and launch of the Mozilla Ignite challenge: a partnership with the National Science Foundation to demonstrate potential uses of next-generation (~1Gbps) networks.
- He teaches at the NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program: Video and the Open Web (pdf) and The Connected Documentary.
- Ben also helped launch the Living Docs Project, which is described as Events, Projects and Code to Support Web Native Documentary.
- He ran the Open Video Conference, a two-day summit of thought leaders to explore the future of video on the Web.
(Check out this cool animation on the Mozilla Story)