Category Archive Copenhagen

Launching Copenhagen Hardware Alliance

  Two weeks ago, as part of my work at Danish Design Centre, I had the pleasure of co-launching a new initiative titled Copenhagen Hardware Alliance as well as co-hosting the initiative's first meetup, which took place in Copenhagen makerspace UNDERBROEN. Copenhagen Hardware Alliance is a new initiative to boost hardware startups across Denmark, and builds […] Read More…

TagTomat book now out

    On March 9 2016, with the new publishing company Ctrl+Alt+Delete Books I've started with Niels Peter Hvillum, we published our first book, 'TagTomat: Vejen til grønne fællesskaber i byen', which translates to something along the lines of 'RooftopTomate: The path to green urban communities'. The book is put together and compiled by Mads Lauritsen from TagTomat; […] 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…

Great #futurefab workshop series

. . This past week I had the pleasure of co-hosting a series of 4 workshops as part of the "Future Fabrication" program (#Futurefab) that we're building in Danish Design Centre, focusing on the potential of maker culture and new technologies to radically revitalize fabrication in Denmark.  More specifically, we're exploring 4 concrete topics within this overall theme: […] Read More…

Shaping your city with design, technology and data: Sprout Talent Week 2015

. Imagine that you’re walking by the water in Copenhagen. All of a sudden you find a small roundly shaped device hanging in eye height by the water - it looks like one of those old hair dryers you would see at the hairdresser back in the day - and intuitively you feel like putting […] Read More…

Massive 8bitklubben show last night

  Nordloef + Boomlinde + Salkinitzor (S) + visuals Raquel Meyers (S/ES) @ 8bitklubben, Copenhagen from 8bitklubben on Vimeo.   Last night we (8-bit klubben) organized another chiptune rave in Copenhagen, this time in the new (and very compact) venue Øen on Nørrebro. With Nordloef, Boomlinde, Salkinitzer from Sweden and Bitluder from Denmark on the […] Read More…

Successful Open Data Day event in Copenhagen

    This past Saturday was global Open Data Day, and in more than 300 cities worldwide volunteer open data advocates organized events to promote not only open data, but "open-everything" culture. So we did in Copenhagen; in a collaboration between Open Knowledge Denmark, Wikimedia Denmark and the Danish Open Street Map community we held […] Read More…

Successful launch of the new PLADS project

. This past week, in collaboration with Rune Brink Hansen from Dark Matters and Majken Overgaard from Art & Innovation Hub, I launched a new project. It's called PLADS; a platform for open source art and technology installations in urban space. As part of the launch we had engaged with 8 Copenhagen-based artists, who all came […] 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…

Screening of “Europe In 8 Bits” in collaboration with 8-bit klubben

. . Cinemateket, the main venue of the The Danish Film Institute in Copenhagen, is organizing a film series this autumn called "Press Play". It focuses on, quote-unquote, "digital utopias and new beginnings" and features, among other, a screening of the magnificant sci-fi classic Tron. As 8-bit klubben we've been asked to contribute and have […] Read More…