Category Archive Technology

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…

Prepping for SXSW 2017 in Austin

. . With Danish Design Centre we'll once again fly to Austin Texas to attend SXSW Interactive in March 2017. This time we'll not only co-organize a series of side events, but also speak in the official program. Concretely we are curating a panel event under the title 'Share or Die: Is the future of […] Read More…

Help! My colleague is a robot: Kicking off UNDERBROEN Debates

Last week in Danish Design Centre - in collaboration with Copenhagen's new innercity makerspace UNDERBROEN - we kicked off "Debatter UNDERBROEN", a new discussion event series taking on contemporary topics within production and technology. This is part of our FutureFab platform in which we explore what design, new manufacturing technology and maker culture will do to transform […] Read More…

Co-developing the FabCity concept in Amsterdam

    As part of my work in Danish Design Centre I had the pleasure of attending the FabCity Summit in Amsterdam on April 20-21, where a group of around 50 selected people from all over Europe came together in an expert meeting to co-develop the FabCity concept: A new urban model for locally productive […] 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…

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…

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…

Geek archeology: Cell phone and music player chronology and convergence

. . Time for a little bit of technology nostalgia. This past weekend I was cleaning out the attic and historically have been unable to throw out my worn-out phones‚ music players and peripherals. I didn't succeed this time in doing so either (familiar, anyone?), but did manage to put together this timeline of all […] Read More…

Blogging about the digitization and opening of our cultural heritage

. . Last week there was an interesting article in Danish national newspaper Information, which explained how Norway are planning to digitize and release all of their written cultural heritage - all of it: books, magazines, articles, etc. - and to make it freely available to all Norwegian citizens. This prompted me to comment on […] Read More…

Launching the Bitbugs-blog

. . Though it has been up since 2012 it's not until now that it's appropriate to announce the launch of a new little blog, Bitbugs.org, where I'll keep track of various side projects in the art & technology realm I'm working on. I expect it to be a mix of both bigger, more momentous projects alongside […] Read More…