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The Visualization Studio at KTH

The Visualization Studio (VIC) is a public research, education, and outreach facility of KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. The studio opened in 2011 and has since then been hosting many activities, such as workshops, course lectures, events and discussions. It is also a user study laboratory for computer graphics, visualization and interaction […]

“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 […]

The e-Patient revolution

Although you may not realize it, you have become part a real open data movement that is becoming the source of growing study and interest: the e-patient revolution! The old model of the passive patient who accepts their doctor’s recommendations is giving way to the new, involved patient who is increasingly educated about their disease […]

Divisions and definitions: Diversity versus Decline in the Open Knowledge Movement

This is simultaneously a reflection on the Open Knowledge Festival in Berlin and the whole “Open” movement. For a person with a sociologically inclined background I like to turn the mirror around at the participants of the event to contrast its disseminated content. Open Knowledge is an extremely diverse movement, and thus has a propensity for […]