Mike Heavers Mike Heavers Design Technologist @ Mozilla

Tech. Climate. Culture.

I’m a Design Technologist at Mozilla focused on humans’ relationship to technology and the natural world. My goal is to contribute to impactful solutions that address the climate crisis in ways that foster a healthier relationship between our devices, our surroundings, and each other. This site serves as a way to document and share that progress with others.

Nov 9, 2023

Cliff Notes - Ways of Being

A TLDR on James Bridle's 'ecology of technology.'

Oct 22, 2023

We choose the speed at which we live.

Amidst our audiovisual overload, a sense we might be neglecting is the attunement to change through the passage of time.

Sep 19, 2023

Understand openAI energy use and cost

Using the Firefox Energy Profiler and other tools to understand the energy usage and cost of AI inference with services like OpenAI.

Aug 14, 2023

AI Sustainability First Steps

Where to start on building efficient AI applications

Jun 18, 2023

Climate Farm School

What if there were a mandatory prerequisite course on food systems, climate resilience, and the future of food?

Jun 5, 2023

Highlights from the State of Green Software

Opportunities, gaps, and the growing need for green software

May 1, 2023

Where do you start? Create a Climate Action Venn Diagram

Using Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson's Climate Venn Diagram to help determine where to best contribute to Climate Action

Apr 10, 2023

Create Your Future of Food

Can AI help you imagine a better food system in 2040 and the role you might play in it? Try this future predictor and find out.

Mar 9, 2023

The Seer & the Supersensorium

Artists, Dreams, and Overfitting to an AI Future

Feb 12, 2023

The need for repairability data in the move to greener electronics

Attempting to surface the repairability of phones, laptops, tablets, and TVs by scraping the iFixit and French Repairability Index websites