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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…

Panels at Internet Week Denmark and Folkemødet 2015

    In June I took part in two interesting panel discussions. One was part of the annual Internet Week Denmark conference, which ran for several days in Aarhus in the beginning of June - and the other was at the rapidly growing Folkemødet ("People's Meeting") festival for politics and societal debate. For Internet Week I had been […] Read More…

Keynote at GO Open Data 2015 conference in Niagara region, Canada

    These last couple of days I've had the pleasure of spending time with the Ontario open data community, as I gave a keynote talk at the GO Open Data 2015 conference in the Niagara region (more specifically the city of St. Catherines, an hour's drive south of Toronto, right next to the Niagara Falls) on May 1, […] Read More…

Connecting the CPH & Hamburg regions: Fehmarnbelt workshop for cultural exchange

. . Last week I had the pleasure of being invited to participate alongside 35 talented artists, cultural entrepreneurs and civil servants in a workshop to discuss the cultural development of the Fehmarnbelt region (which covers the land area around the water between Germany and Denmark - including Copenhagen and Hamburg).  It was 48 hours of co-creations, […] Read More…

Doing panel at the Danish premiere of “The Internet’s Own Boy”, the documentary of Aaron Swartz

. . On Monday I have been invited to sit in a panel for DR2-TV's Dokumania's official Danish premiere of 'The Internet's Own Boy' in Den Sorte Diamant, Copenhagen. It's the documentary telling the story of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, who among other authored the Guerilla Open Access Manifesto, co-wrote RSS web feed format, co-founded Reddit but most importantly […] Read More…

Video installation and workshops at Click Festival

. . This coming weekend the great 3-day new media event Click Festival takes place in the city of Helsinore, north of Copenhagen. The festival explores the intersection between technology, science, art and music and alongside a very interesting electronic music program (featuring among other Detroit electro duo Dopplereffekt, which I can hardly wait to […] Read More…

Attending Mozilla Festival and Open Government Partnership Summit in London // #OGP13

  This last week I've been working out of London in order to attend two significant events: First the Mozilla Festival, popularly known as MozFest, which is the main global event for the web maker movement - and after that the large Open Government Partnership Summit which is hosted by the Open Government Partnership and […] Read More…

Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva a great success // #OKCon

. These last few days - September 16-19 - I've been in Geneva with most of the other Open Knowledge Foundation staff to organize the world biggest event for open knowledge, the Open Knowledge Conference, with over 900 people attending from over 55 countries. The full program of the conference was chug full of sessions focusing […] Read More…

Appearing in Swedish National Radio + panel videos from OuiShare + speaking at EU HOMER conference in Sevilla, Spain // #OuiShareFest

. During my recent visit in Paris to attend the OuiShare conference I was interviewed by Swedish National Radio, whose weekly show "Klotet" (Swedish for "Sphere") was focusing on sharing culture. This means I got a chance to practice my Swedish-Danish once again (I apologize to both languages for the abuse). Listen to the program […] Read More…

Speaking at Open Source Days 2013 (Copenhagen) on Saturday and Foraarsmessen (Aalborg) Friday

. . I have two public speaking gigs lined up for this upcoming weekend. On Saturday on the Open Source Days conference in Copenhagen, where I also spoke last year. This year I'll give a talk titled 'Open Government Data: What, why, how?' (16.30 on the Ernst & Young stage) as well as meetup up […] Read More…