Mozilla has announced its new Mozilla Labs Concept Series and issued a call for participation from anyone interested in submitting a concept, idea or mock-up.
The new initiative, Mozilla said, is intended to makes it easy for anyone interested to contribute to the development of the online experience — no programming experience necessary. However, the software maker said it is particularly interested in connecting with thinkers from outside of the open source field.
“We’re hoping to lower the barrier to participation by providing a forum for surfacing, sharing and collaborating on new ideas and concepts. Our goal is to bring even more people to the table and provoke thought, facilitate discussion and inspire future design directions for Firefox, the Mozilla project and the Web as a whole,” explained Chris Beard, vice president and general manager of Mozilla Labs.
Making the Concept Series debut are the Aurora browser, a bookmarking and history interactive visualizer, and a mobile version of the