Category Archive Writing

“Open-washing” – making your data available is not enough; you have to open it

. I've written an article on the Danish Open Knowledge blog, titled "Open washing", highlighting the difference between open data and data that are simply made available (there is a huge difference). It seems to resonate with a lot of people and has since been translated into French, Japanese, Italian - as well as cross-posted on […] Read More…

New book: ‘Creative Commons For Alle’ – with chapter by me // #creativecommons #openculture

My friend and collaborator in Creative Commons Denmark, Peter Leth, has recently published a great new book, 'Creative Commons For Alle' (English: Creative Commons For All) which aims at introducing the immense strength of using Creative Commons licenses to the broad audience in general and to grade school teachers in particular. As Public Project Lead […] Read More…

Battles in the media landscape: General perspectives from Transmediale11 + Hyperdub // #tm11 #berlin

Back in Denmark from Berlin and Transmediale11, I've now finished my blog-series from the conference for CrossMedia/PlayShare - with a closing entry that starts like this: BATTLES IN THE MEDIA LANDSCAPE: GENERAL PERSPECTIVES FROM TRANSMEDIALE11 With Transmediale11 now over, some general perspectives of where the media landscape is moving have clearly manifested themselves. For one, […] Read More…

An evening with Anthony Giddens

Tonight we had the pleasure of attending a special lecture by world famous sociologist Anthony Giddens, who had been invited to Berlin by Heinrich Böll Stiftung, a non-profit for whom a friend of ours, Sue, works. Earlier this year Giddens published a new book, 'Politics of Climate Change', and this was also the area of […] Read More…

Freeform101.org Boing Boing’ed

I am really excited about the fact that my media/politics/activist blog Freeform101.org had the pleasure of being Boing Boing'ed yesterday. Being Boing Boing'ed means that one of the posts I made for the site was picked up by the influential American blog Boing Boing and mentioned in their newsletter - which caused the hits of […] Read More…

Now writing for gaffa.dk

This week I've written my first concert review for gaffa.dk, the webportal of the largest Danish music mag, Gaffa. The concert was by Bob Hund at Studenterhuset, Aalborg (Denmark). Read the review here.This week I've written my first concert review for gaffa.dk, the webportal of the largest Danish music mag, Gaffa. The concert was by […] Read More…