Category Archive Technology

Contributing article to new book, “Overtaking the Future” – titled “The LEGO Bricks of Digitization are Waiting for You”

Did you know that building digital product or service prototypes is almost as easy as building with LEGO bricks nowadays? It has never been easier and does not require any technical skills. I've written an article on how to get started, titled "The LEGO Bricks of Digitalization are Waiting for You," which is published in […] Read More…

Hosting Sprint:Digital conference in Danish Federation of Industry

This week I had the pleasure of stage-hosting the Sprint Digital 2021 conference: It invited anyone interested in how design can become the key tool in successful digital transformation, to hear of the results of the 3-year Sprint Digital project. Being one of the Danish Design Centre's flagship projects, Sprint Digital, a 3-year effort funded […] Read More…

Commenting on national tv, TV2 News, on the regulation of big tech

Last week I had the pleasure and privilege to go on air on Danish national news channel TV2 News to comment on an editorial by the Danish government in the newspaper Politiken, in which they voice a long-awaited intent to see how Denmark in collaboration with other governments can regulate the world's big technology companies. […] Read More…

The digital ethics compass: How do we develop ethical technology?

As part of my work as Director of Digital & Future Thinking at Danish Design Centre, I have the pleasure of contributing to a highly important effort to try to tackle one of the biggest digital challenges of our time: The global spread of digital technology that in many ways enrich people's lives with more […] Read More…

REFLOW: Co-creating circular and regenerative resource flows in cities

As part of my work in Danish Design Centre I have the pleasure of being part of the EU-funded REFLOW Project, which aims to develop circular and regenerative cities through enabling active citizen involvement and systemic change to re-think the current approach to material flows in cities. REFLOW’s vision is to develop such circular and […] Read More…

New data ecosystem mapping tool

As part of the data challenge that we (Danish Design Centre) have been putting together for Erhvervsstyrelsen (Danish Business Authority) in November and December under the title 'Life Data Challenge', I've had the pleasure of co-developing a new tool that helps non-technical people take part in developing new solutions based on data. We call it […] Read More…

New toolkit for adopting a platform mindset and culture

In Danish Design Centre, where I have the pleasure of working as Director of Digital & Future Thinking, we have been working with the United Nations' Development program (UNDP) during the last year to experiment with redesigning international development work for the "Sustainable Development Goals era". Concretely we have been working with a handful of […] Read More…

Hosting Public Data Summit @ Techfestival + Berlingske article

This past week I was fortunate to get the opportunity to contribute to this year's Techfestival in Copenhagen; a highly emerging international technology gathering of roughly 15,000+ critical thinkers and doers from the technology space and adjacent fields. My contribution was to lead an all-day design-driven session with 80 people to explore public data; and […] Read More…

Presentation at MIT Innovation Lab

. This past week I was very excited to visit Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Innovation Lab for the first time, following an invitation from one of my great heroes in the open source-driven innovation space: Eric A. von Hippel. The kind invite followed the work I have had the privilege of doing in Dansk Design Center in […] Read More…

Launching the REMODEL business model toolkit

. Over the past year I have had the pleasure of leading a team in Danish Design Centre in the exploration of what new business models drive the emergent wave of open source hardware. The effort - REMODEL - has taken 10 Danish manufacturing (hardware, in the broadest sense of the word) companies ranging from […] Read More…