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Open Knowledge Sweden is going to a Media Innovation Hackathon from Al Jazeera!

  Al Jazeera, together with the platform Canvas organizes an inaugural hackathon entitled “Media in Context“. Designers, developers, media experts, journalists and people with a passion for social innovation – totally around 90 specialists will gather in Doha (the capital of Qatar) and during three days will brainstorm new ideas in the field of Media […]

“The problem we have with surveillance isn’t really in big corporations”

Joakim Jardenberg – a Swedish Internet debater and an expert in social media shares his views on surveillance, Digital Single Market and mobile bullying. Jardenberg is a Head of Internet of Helsingborg since November 2013. He is a business angel who runs the company and the blog Mindpark. Moreover, he was an appointed “expert” to work […]

E-Hälsa helgen närmar sig!

Du är inbjuden till vara med och köra Sveriges friskaste hälso-app tillsammans med OKFN Sverige! Tolv lag ska skapa Sveriges bästa hälso-app på 24 timmar. Följ tävlingen live på Fotografiska museet och lär dig mer om teknik, innovation och e-Hälsa. E-Hälsa helgen innebär två dagar av engagerande föreläsningar och viktiga samtal där vi svarar på […]

J++ Stockholm about the development of data journalism in Sweden

Journalism++ — is a network of companies and individuals who share common passion for data-driven story telling. According to the manifesto, they define journalism as “making interesting what is important” and not the opposite. “We believe that open beats closed. Open source is our default behaviour”, — said in the manifesto. Now J++ consists of […]

Fem skäl till varför journalister bör delta i Hackathon

Många journalister är inte intresserade i programmering, eftersom de oftast har humanistisk bakgrund. Dessutom har journalister ofta inte möjlighet att arbeta direkt med utvecklare och designer. Datajournalisten Natalia Karbasova som jobbar i Hubert Burda Media (Tyskland) förklarar, varför hackathon är bra för journalisters utveckling. För att motivera journalister delta i hackathon – har vi därför en […]

OKFN Sweden Welcomes New Team Members!

OKFN Sweden is pleased to introduce the new members of the team. Welcome Alla Rybina and Per Fredrik! Per Fredrik is an Open Source advocate with international experience of teaching open source usage and benefits to both NGOs and government bodies worldwide. He is inspired by the idea that IT, besides being just technical, is […]

OKFN Sweden invites you for eHealth After work

Today OKFN Sweden invites you to an awesome event that you cannot simply miss! Take this chance and get inspired! We are having a kick-start fall with an evening filled with inspirational speakers, drinks, snacks and mingle all in the spirit of APPlicera hälsa. Our smart After Work is hosted at the Innovation Lab for […]