The state of ‘open’
The first session after the opening plenary was a blockbuster with representatives from 17-18 countries sharing the latest state of openness in their countries. The representatives were a mix of public officials, open data activists, NGO officials and citizens. Each had just 2 minutes to present a snapshot of the […]
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The open field of innovations
At the core of the open philosophy is a belief in an equal world full of possibilities – that a good idea, expertise or the right trigger can come from anyone, from anywhere. As the festival rolled on, it continuously demonstrated that this belief is well-grounded with amazing innovations being […]
The promise of an open world
The promise of the open world and the hurdles than need to be crossed first.
Open Knowledge Festival: Who is Going to Finland?
The first Open Knowledge festival is coming up in Helsinki from 17 to 22 September, and Future Challenges wanted to send one writer to Finland to represent our community at this important event. We wanted to find someone with a great desire and the skills to go and make a good impression on behalf […]