Jugend Hackt: Young Hackers meet Open Data

Click on ‘CC’ for English subtitles! Jugend Hackt is a collaboration between Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland project in which teenagers from all over Germany came to Berlin for a weekend to build creative projects collaboratively with open data – learning how to access and work with open data, as well as advancing their programming skills and making friends along the way. jugendhackt.de Video by Sam Muirhead CC-BY Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland Musik: Break-A-Leg CC-BY RoccoW Honeys Pie CC-BY Wake Something Elated CC-BY Broke For...

Bikesurf Berlin

A collaboration with Judith Carnaby, to introduce people to the BikeSurf bike-sharing organisation, who lend people bikes for free to explore the city. It’s all volunteer-based and run on donations, so if you would like to borrow a bike, or support their cause, head over to bikesurf.org. Video starring Shaun McGirr and the charming little bike The Blue Booby! Music: ‘Happytime‘ CC-BY-NC-SA Podington Bear (unfortunately we weren’t able to find suitable libre-licensed music this time, this is a non-free license with restrictions on ‘commercial use’.) Video: CC-BY-NC-SA Judith Carnaby & Sam...

Design Modelling with How Do and Jude Pullen

HowDo is a smartphone app for making micro guides – take a picture, add some sound, and share. The HowDo team invited Jude Pullen from Design Modelling to share his cardboard-modelling skills and get creative with local makers, building electromechanical marble runs from cardboard! Filmed at HowDo HQ in Kreuzberg, Berlin. HowDo: how.do Design Modelling: judepullen.com/designmodelling/ Music: ‘Scenes From The Zoo‘ CC-BY-SA Jahzzar ‘Latin Rhythm‘ CC-BY-SA SunSearcher ‘Evan Evans‘ CC-BY Los...

Woodworking at Betahaus

An introduction to the teachers and motivation behind Betahaus’ woodworking classes, where you can learn to build your own furniture, and work with different tools and techniques. Check out their range of workshops here. Music: Phase IV – CC-BY Lo-Fi is Sci-Fi Video CC-BY-SA Sam...

Wrangling for Watchdogs: A Workshop with School of Data

School of Data is an Open Knowledge Foundation project to teach activists, journalists, and citizens how to work with data – how and where to find good data, how to process, clean and analyse it, and how to present it effectively to tell a story clearly and...

Re-Knitting the Public Domain: an Open Source Snowflake Hat

Documentation for an Open Source Hardware project I developed as part of my ‘Year of Open Source‘ project (an attempt to live as open source as possible for a year, exploring different areas of open hardware, open education, free culture and free software). Inspired by the collaborative hacking of these old Brother machines, and seeing Fabienne’s amazing knitting projects (see the earlier interview I did with her) I wanted to make myself an open source hat, building on work in the commons. This video documents the process, and the writeup and ‘source code’ for the hat are all here: Snowflake...