5
Feb
New Festival Director for IWDK: Randi Vestergaard

New Festival Director for IWDK: Randi Vestergaard

We have some very important news to share. Randi Vestergaard has been appointed managing Festival Director for IWDK. With the rest of the IWDK team, her first task will be to oversee the development of the IWDK Virtual Experience and assure a wide and immersive roaster of partners and speakers. We asked Randi about her […]

By Nicolai Fast Sørensen
1
Feb
IWDK21 goes fully virtual in May

IWDK21 goes fully virtual in May

The IWDK (Internet Week Denmark) festival, Denmark’s leading tech event, will be held completely virtually this May  The organizers of IWDK announced today that the festival, which takes place from May 4-9, will be held completely online this year and are now developing a new virtual platform that will be open to anyone who wants […]

By Brian Woodward
5
Jan
Jacob Bundsgaard: Can We Trust Technology?

Jacob Bundsgaard: Can We Trust Technology?

This interview is part of our Trust Tales series, which include excerpts from the IWDK20 magazine. In this edition, Aarhus Mayor Jacob Bundsgaard explains what makes IWDK unique and important. After all our hard work, IWDK 2020 didn’t turn out as we’d planned. Like so many other events, this year’s IWDK has been canceled due to […]

By Nicolai Fast Sørensen
10
Dec
An Insight Into the World of Fake News With Vincent F. Hendricks

An Insight Into the World of Fake News With Vincent F. Hendricks

Did you know that misinformation aka Fake News is a threat to democracy on a par with world hunger and climate change? That’s the case according to reports published by the World Economic Forum and the UN.  On 3 December Vincent F. Hendricks presented his findings at our online event IWDK Network: Festival and Fake […]

By Nicolai Fast Sørensen
IWDK Network recap: Challenges, Networking and Valuable Insights

IWDK Network recap: Challenges, Networking and Valuable Insights

With great help from Digital Hub Denmark, the IWDK-Team presented our visions for next year’s festival by hosting an online meeting. A first-ever challenge and our first Zoom-broadcast featuring breakout sessions, a Fake News-lecture, and clinking champagne celebrations. What started as a two times covid-canceled event about Fake News evolved into a hybrid, where we […]

By Nicolai Fast Sørensen
4
Dec
Trust Tales: Can Powerful Social Media Companies Be Trusted?

Trust Tales: Can Powerful Social Media Companies Be Trusted?

This interview is part of the series called Trust Tales. Extracts from the IWDK20 magazine, that’s valuable perspectives in the ongoing debate in the technological field. This time it’s Jillian C. York for a talk about the power of Social Media Platforms and what we as consumers, can do about it. When it comes to […]

By Nicolai Fast Sørensen