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Open Funding Evening: Help us do funding & get a job! Mon 25.2. 17-19

Join us at Maria 01, entrance 5E, Corner room on Mon 25.2.2019 17-19 for an evening dedicated to explore our Open Funding practices and opportunities for applying for funding to fulfill ideas you or others might have and get a job. Let us know if you’re coming by clicking “Going” on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/524294514757857/ Open Knowledge […]

Helsinki Open Week 2019 planning meetup Wed 13.2.2019

Since our good friends at the MyData conference decided to go global with it’s own organization this year perhaps 2019 might be the year we highlight the other cool stuff related to openness that is in the works and bubbling under to reinvent what Open Knowledge and Open Knowledge Finland is all about. We are […]

Welcome to OK XMAS – workshops, autumn general meeting and party // Tervetuloa yhdistyksen syyskokoukseen

Welcome to the OKFI Super Day on December 15 —Scroll down for Finnish— Welcome to the OKFI Super Day on December 15, consisting of Autumn General Meeting Workshops OK Xmas Party  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/753638621649092/ Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Open-Data-Finland/events/256750653/ Schedule The tentative timetable is as follows: 13-16.30 Workshops 16.30-17 Break + quick board meeting 17-19 Autumn general meeting 19 […]

Be an open hero, run for the Open Knowledge board!

Do you want to use your skills for open and just digital society? Apply now to Open Knowledge Finland (OKFI) board and core team 2019! We are looking for candidates with varying backgrounds – techies, youth, activists, researchers, policy & communication people – open society enthusiasts come in many forms! The most important skill is […]

Helsinki Open Week 2019 planning kickoff Thu 22.11.

Welcome to join us for the Open Knowledge Festival 2019 kickoff at Maria 01, door 5E, room Nudist on Thu 22.11. 17-18:30! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/870128053377047/ Finland hosted the Open Knowledge Festival back in 2012 and it was one of the igniting moments from Open Knowledge Finland. The event featured talks, tracks and workshops on a […]

Collective Intelligence: Solving Problems at Scale 23.10.2018

Tuesday 23.10.2018 16:30-18:30 Maria 01/Classroom: https://www.facebook.com/events/321675121922917/ Click here for the event slides: http://okf.fi/ci-helsinki Professor Thomas Malone from MIT, author of the book Superminds – The Suprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together, defines Collective Intelligence as “the result of groups of individuals acting together in ways that seem intelligent.” Collective Intelligence is nothing new. […]

Enlivening the Community at Open Knowledge Finland Retreat 2018

A merry gang of 17 people got together on 12-13.10.2018 for our annual Open Knowledge Finland 24h retreat at Kisakeskus near Raasepori, about 90 km from Helsinki. The weekend featured talks, good food including Tapola’s black sausage, booze an evening at the sauna where Mika lost his glasses and a bunch of bonding. Art of […]

Participatory Smart Environment Lab: Avoin tekninen ilmanlaatusensorityöpaja

Melutaanko kadullasi usein öisin? Kulkeutuuko naapuriparvekkeen tupakoijan tuottama savu sisälle? Erottaako kotona lähialueella olevalla festivaalilla soitettavat kappaleet? Tuntuuko siltä, että ilma sisällä tuntuu raskaalta sen joulukynttilöiden polttamisen jälkeen? Jokainen on kokenut omassa elinympäristössään häiritseviä tekijöitä, mutta niiden laajuutta voi olla vaikea hahmottaa ja viestiä pelkästään omien kokemusten perusteella. Erinäisten ilmastoa ja ympäristöä mittaavien IoT-sensorien hinnat […]

Suomi digitaalisten henkilötietojen edelläkävijäksi – maailman johtavat asiantuntijat Helsingissä elokuussa

Palvelujen digitalisoituminen on synnyttänyt kasvavan määrän henkilötietojen kertymistä eri palveluntarjoajille. Samaan aikaan kuluttajien luottamus henkilötietojen asialliseen käyttöön on heikentynyt. Suomalaiset asiantuntijat, aktivistit ja yritykset ovat eturintamassa kehittämässä tulevaisuuden mallia digitaalisten henkilötietojen hallintaan. Tavoitteena on rakentaa maailmanlaajuinen toimintamalli, jossa yksilö voi itse määritellä millaisin ehdoin hänen tietojaan käytetään. Reilu datatalous hyödyttää kaikkia ja avaa uusia mahdollisuuksia […]

Transparency, algorithms and data

Notes from the Data Transparency Lab 2017 in Barcelona As part of Open Knowledge Finland, I attended the Data Transparency Lab(DTL) Conference in Barcelona last December. Unfortunately I only managed to attend the second day but since the sessions were recorded, I will be watching the rest online soon. Nevertheless, the second day had a […]