Category Archive Open Knowledge Denmark

Goodbye Open Knowledge International, hello Danish Design Centre

  After two great, inspiring and wonderfully hectic years with Open Knowledge in London it's now time for me to move on to new ventures. I've been offered a new and very exciting position as Project Manager at Danish Design Centre, based in Copenhagen, where I will begin on Monday May 18 2015. This means […] 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…

New proposals for the Danish digitization strategy

. With Open Knowledge Denmark we've submitted some comments (responding to an open call) for the future digitization strategy (2016-2020). Lead by my group colleague Niels Erik Kaaber Rasmussen, we've suggested that goals are set for increased openness in public administration, more political transparency, social inclusion and increased citizen involvement. In general we would like to see […] 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…

Open Knowledge Denmark turns 1 year old

. Today marks the one year anniversary of Open Knowledge Denmark, the Danish Local Group of the international Open Knowledge network. The group was booted a year ago and in the past year we've organized a series of events including an electoral data sprint, a workshop about the European patent system, a screening of Tactical Tech's Exposing […] Read More…

Summarizing the Open Knowledge Festival 2014 in Berlin

. . In the past weeks and months we were hard at work in Open Knowledge to prepare the biggest open data and open knowledge festival and community gathering of the year: Open Knowledge Festival 2014. Last week this went down in Berlin's Kulturbrauerei where over 1,000 people from over 50 countries converged to discuss […] Read More…

“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…

Starting an Open Knowledge Foundation Local Group in Denmark

. By initiative of Niels Erik Kaaber Rasmussen, I've joined the efforts to start a Local Group of Open Knowledge Foundation in Denmark. We're a small group by now, but hopefully more members will join in the months to follow and help shape the path going forward. We'll begin by organizing some meetups and getting the […] Read More…