This month Refresh Detroit was honored to welcome Molly Holzschlag to Refresh Detroit. Molly is considered one of the
godfathers godmother of the Web. Her talks centered around “From Documents to Apps: Evolving an Open Web”. As an advocate for open standards, she outlined how the open web allows for the empowerment of all individuals via global access.
She started her talk with a quote from Hillman Curtis that I am very fond of and wanted to share:
“Be prepared to reinvent yourself. Be prepared to go out on a limb occasionally, and be prepared to do the things that you feel strongly about”
- Hillman Curtis
I’m not going to give you a play by play of her talk because she was kind enough to let us record it. The full audio is available below and on Soundcloud.
A few things that stood out for me while she went through her presentation and interacted with the audience were: