23
May
Humanoid Robots – the Challenge of Creating the Perfect Butler

Humanoid Robots – the Challenge of Creating the Perfect Butler

In these days, the use of robots and robot technology is becoming more and more diverse. The use is from personal therapists, to units for communication, or to robot maids. However, the developers are faced with challenges when building robots that move and think independently. How far are we with robot technology, what is ethical […]

By Anna Krogh Søndergaard
17
May
What is Uber doing in Aarhus?

What is Uber doing in Aarhus?

You may think that Uber has left Denmark. But you’re wrong. Though there are no Uber cars in the streets of Denmark, the company is still here. Because little is it known that the tech giant has a development department in the heart of Aarhus. To be more precise, they have their offices in the middle […]

By Nanna Lund Lauridsen
15
May
Åte VR – It all started with a project on digital death

Since Ege Jespersen was a child, he always dreamed of starting his own company. Behind the computer screen at his parents farm in Ejdrup, Northern Jutland, he planned his breakthrough. When the time came for him to move away from home, he decided to move to Aarhus. To him, this was the ideal city for […]

By Anna Krogh Søndergaard
3
May
Jonas Vognsen’s IWDK Recommendations

Jonas Vognsen’s IWDK Recommendations

My name is Jonas Vognsen and I am co-founder of IT Minds, Angel Investor in tech startups and board member. IWDK is a great festival that creates room for inspiration, dialogue, frustration and fellowship. The festival is about how technology shape our everyday lives and what opportunities and dilemmas lies both from a business and […]

By Jonas Vognsen
New Media Day: The new story about visual content

New Media Day: The new story about visual content

Visual content has always been powerful. There has never been watched as much video as right now. But the new digital platforms and today’s consumers invoke a new set of criteria to content creators and fragmenting the media landscape. Read here what we learned at Internet Week Denmark’s full day about new media at VIA […]

By Camilla Swartz
The Future of Internet of Things

The Future of Internet of Things

Despite a cancelled flight and therefore a train ride through half of Denmark in the middle of the night, the Dutch Iot (Internet of Things) expert, Rob van Kranenburg, held a keynote Thursday morning. The keynote kickstarted it-forums theme day that spotlights IoT trends in various sectors such as smart cities, oil and gas, space, […]

By Stine
1
May
Hannu Vangsgaard’s IWDK Recommendations

Hannu Vangsgaard’s IWDK Recommendations

I am an independent consultant who works with digital transformation. I have worked within digitalization for more than 20 years and I have been head of e-commerce and digital in Dansk Supermarked, Denmarks largest retailer. Now, I help Danish and foreign companies based on these experiences and competences in a role best described as digital coach. You can […]

By Hannu Vangsgaard
26
Apr
IDA and Techtopia x IWDK 2018

IDA and Techtopia x IWDK 2018

If you have the  same interests as IDA your IWDK week will be very busy! This year IDA has more than 8 events during the week – and everyone is welcome. Check out the events about GDPR, Cybersecurity, VR IoT, Serverless and internet applications. Furthermore Techtopia has 3 interviews where Henrik Føhns, Podcast editor of […]

By Mai Wihlborg
25
Apr
Stine Larsen’s IWDK Recommendations

Stine Larsen’s IWDK Recommendations

As a digital advisor at Seismonaut and as a digital communication enthusiast with an educational background in design thinking, I am looking forward to a week of trendspotting, knowledge sharing …and football! I spend most of my time as an advisor at Seismonaut with digital media and communication. For me, digital media is in an everlasting state […]

By Stine Larsen
Lise Lystlund’s IWDK Recommendations

As one of the rare women in tech, I have a great passion for bringing more diversity into the tech community. Through Co-Coders, a new coding community initiated by Ida Christine Andersen and myself, I want to break down prejudices and create an inclusive community for inexperienced as well as professional coders. On this basis, I […]

By Lise Lystlund
23
Apr
Anja Tønning’s IWDK Recommendations

Anja Tønning’s IWDK Recommendations

I care about people, not technology. But I care if technology can help people do a better job, be better friends, parents, citizens – you name it. I work with social media and the digital possibilities concerning communication and business. At home, I have four boys who I’m fighting about the iPad, Playstation, or TV […]

By Anja Tønning
18
Apr
Thomas Wittenburg’s IWDK Recommendations

Thomas Wittenburg’s IWDK Recommendations

I am often described as a Jack of all trades, dividing his professional life between merchandising company Merch City, copy writing in the tech industry, project and concept development in all manner of businesses, and as an instructor in the Royal Danish Air Force, it’s easy to see how his band Five Dollar Justice doesn’t […]

By Thomas Wittenburg
17
Apr
Digital competence – what does it mean exactly?

Digital competences for all are crucial to the future of Denmark (and to the rest of the world). This is established in various industry and societal reports, most recently in connection to the Technology Pact announced by the Danish Government. But whereas much debate has focused on our general abilities to cope with social media […]

By Christina Søgaard Jensen
4
Apr
IWDK Programme Launch

IWDK Programme Launch

IWDK (Internet Week Denmark) is a festival with many events, which calls for a very extensive programme! Every year, we take all of the awesome events and put them in a printed programme for you to take in your pocket while going from event to event at the festival. To celebrate the programmes coming from […]

By Nanna Lund Lauridsen
27
Mar
Industry 4.0: A radical change of the market

Industry 4.0: A radical change of the market

Industry 4.0 is the most radical change of the market that we have seen in a very long time. The goal is bigger and better integration between the new digital world and the physical production. It’s important that Danish companies look ahead and prepare for the competition and opportunities that the digital transformation offers. Business […]

By Camilla Swartz
28
Feb
Aarhus has the potential to be the biggest digital start-up hub in Denmark

Aarhus has the potential to be the biggest digital start-up hub in Denmark

When it comes to digital entrepreneurship, Aarhus has a lot of potential. The city is brimming with young people, and bridges are being built between the university and the city’s business environment. The potential is there, so how do we release it? In our podcast “People First – in a digital age”, journalist Anders Høeg […]

By Anna Krogh Søndergaard
22
Jan
9 tips on how to plan a succesful event

9 tips on how to plan a succesful event

Start planning your event as early as possible. Get in touch with potential speakers and start working on an agenda for your event. It’s a good idea to make someone within your company responsible for the event planning and coordinating.

By Nanna Lund Lauridsen
16
Jan
Where does technology take us?

Where does technology take us?

We are writing the 16th of January, 2018 and technology is taking us to both positive and negative places. We live in a world of FoMO (Fear of Missing Out) where the youth put their snapchat in daycare with their friends in order to maintain streaks if they don’t have time to take care of […]

By Nanna Lund Lauridsen