• About Louise Klitgaard Torntoft

    “According to Socrates…” Using High School Philosophy to Create Better Open Data Policy

    by  • June 29, 2018 • Uncategorized

    Remember those tedious high school philosophy classes? Trying to distinguish ‘a posteriori’ from ‘a priori’? Figuring out what actually is a deductive argument? What’s the deal with Kant? Those classes were hardly the highlight of the high school week for me. Hence, I left the philosophers where i thought they belonged; on dusty shelves....

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    Designing a workshop series to build and improve citizen data literacy

    by  • April 19, 2018 • Uncategorized

    Suggesting an activity concept to supplement the current Open4Citizens project and the future aim of establishing Open Data Labs. This story is based on a semester project within Service System Design studies at Aalborg University in Copenhagen. Through the hackathon format, the Open4Citizens project is bringing together a variety of stakeholders and citizens to...

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    Park Makers: A Digital platform that supports citizens communities using open data

    by  • January 17, 2018 • Uncategorized

    An inspiring concept example of a graduation project, Delft University of Technology. The Dutch Open4Citizens pilot focuses on public parks in Rotterdam being self-managed by citizen communities. In doing so, these communities face all types of challenges, that could potentially be addressed using open data. One such possibility could be through proving and documenting...

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    The Open4Citizens Platform: A digital child of many small steps and collaboration experiences!

    by  • October 9, 2017 • Uncategorized

    The #O4C Featured Story kickstarting the new updated platform: A conversation about incorporating new responsive technologies and developing a platform able to serve a “five-headed beast” of 5 different project contexts across Europe. Just now in early October, the release of the 2nd version of the Open4Citizens platform is due! This will be a platform...

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    O4C Methods empowering the citizens of Casablanca, Morocco — at a recent Open Data ‘Creathon’!

    by  • August 30, 2017 • Uncategorized

    On May 19th 2017, the Open4Citizens project co-organised the first Open Data Hackathon for citizens in Morocco. The event was labelled a ‘Creathon’, since it was shorter in duration than a standard Hackathon, and was focused on the non-technical development of attractive open data based concepts. The aim was to invite citizens who had...

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