Category Archive Writing

Kicking off REMODEL and exploration of open source manufacturing biz models

. . In Danish Design Centre we have kicked off the first initiatives of REMODEL; our program for the exploration of open source business models for manufacturing. As part of that work I have written three articles which zooms in on the topic, helps set the stage and describes the first test-run which we have initiated […] Read More…

What is it like to take part in Burning Man? Article in Kforum

. I was asked by Danish online magazine Kforum (Kommunikationsforum) to write an article about Burning Man and what it's like to take part in the famous/infamous frenzy in the deep Nevada desert. Check it out here (in Danish): Hippier, hipstere og hedgefonds i hedonismeland Big thanks to my camp-mate Michael Filippoff for letting me […] Read More…

‘Open Source City’, the book about Platform4 – out now

    Yesterday was a big life moment, as I was able to publish the first book with my name on the cover, 'Open Source City: Art & Technology Experiments in Platform4', which I've co-edited with Niels Peter Hvillum and co-written alongside a highly talented group of other contributors. The book focuses on the creative hub Platform4 in […] Read More…

Launching Ctrl+Alt+Delete, a new book publishing company

  Today is the launch of Ctrl+Alt+Delete Books, a new book publishing house which I am running with Niels Peter Hvillum. To kick things off we have two titles in the pipeline for publication in March and April: 'TagTomat: Vejen til grønne fællesskaber i byen' and 'Open Source City: Art & Technology experiments in Platform […] Read More…

Launching Kickstarter to fund a book about Platform4

. BIG NEWS! We’re making a book about Platform 4 – a tale about all the years of art and technology, projects, events and ideas written by some of the international superstars that visited as well as local Platform 4 die-hards. But we need your help. To raise funds we’re launching a KICKSTARTER CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN […] Read More…

Contributing to the new Open Data Handbook

    The Open Data Handbook, published by Open Knowledge (Foundation) a couple of years ago, has been a popular primer for everyone wanting to be introduced to the term in general as well as a resource for more experienced professionals in the field. However, as the development and application of open data keeps making quantum leaps […] Read More…

Chapter written for new #TagTomat book

. . This weekend TagTomat, a lovely Danish urban gardening project from the Nørrebro district in Copenhagen (where I live) secured funding for their scheduled book release by successfully completing a crowdfunding campaign (see more here). I'm contributing to the book by writing a chapter about links between urban gardening and Internet culture. In general I am […] Read More…

Becoming Danish Ambassador for EU Codeweek 2014 – don’t miss our network meeting

. . I've volunteered alongside a couple of colleagues from Open Knowledge Denmark (Niels Erik Kaaber Rasmussen) and Solobeta (Henrik Chulu and Christian Ingemann) as official Danish Ambassadors for EU Codeweek 2014 that takes place from October 11-17 2014. The initiative was launched by Vice President of the European Commission Neelie Kroes' Young Advisors with […] Read More…

Why are patents and locked up science seen as the way forward for growth and innovation?

. . Inspired by the many discussions surrounding the release of the Aaron Swartz documentary, "The Internet Own Boy", I've put together a blog post with some thoughts about the future of science and the challenges we're facing as a society with our current academic knowledge financial schemes: These past few weeks have highlighted the […] Read More…

Creating an overview of Danish projects that use Creative Commons licenses

. . For the sake of convenience I've gone through the toil of making what I believe (and hope) is a complete overview of all Danish projects that use Creative Commons licenses - at least the ones I know of as Public Lead for CC Denmark. Check it out here - and a short introduction to the […] Read More…