Category Archive Open source

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…

Interview on open source business models in Børsen

. . I had the pleasure of talking to national newspaper Børsen about the REMODEL program which I am developing in Danish Design Centre: An initiative to explore how manufacturing businesses can use open source methodology and principles to develop environmentally sustainable and economically sound business models in the manufacturing of physical products. Click here or on […] Read More…

Fab City interview in Pebble Magazine

. . I had a great chat with pebble magazine about Fabcity and the potential for distributed manufacturing, data-driven cities and rethinking modern day supply chains and production models. 2017 will be an epic year for the the development of Fab Cities all across the world - stay tuned! Read the interview here: Fab City: The […] 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…

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…

The power of a tweet: How proprietary software vendor Socrata succumbed to community pressure

. His past week Socrata, an American proprietary software vendor making solutions for (open) data handling, launched a new application for handling spending data. In general this company is everything that the non-profit open-source software producer and advocacy org Open Knowledge that I work for, is not. Basically, they make closed-source subscription-based tools to handle open data (ironic, […] Read More…