Month: January 2015

Monki Gras Day 1 – Lagom Achieved

So, as usual, Day 1 was epic. We learned how the people of the Nordic region carefully balance reliability with independence from some truly amazing speakers. With a strong focus on open source and data journalism, we all smartened up quite a bit. We also ate some damn fine food and drank some unbelievably delicious […]

Nordics Win at Heavy Metal, not just software

From bigthink Even if you barely know your Def Leppard from your Deep Purple, you won’t be surprised by the obvious point of this map: Scandinavia is the world capital of heavy metal music. Leaders of the pack are Finland and Sweden, coloured with the hottest shade of red. With 2,825 metal bands listed in the […]

The Nordic Web joins us

Very happy to report that the inestimable Neil W S Murray, founder of The Nordic Web, journal of record for all things Northern is joining us at Monki Gras this year as a media and analysis partner. When it comes to tracking Nordic influences on the Web I am just a dilettante, whereas for Neil […]

Don’t Forget, Finland builds our Internet

@monkchips Yes please. Don't forget, Finland builds our internet 🙂 ❤ #ssh #irc #git #Linux #MySQL #opensource cc @gabbicahane @monkigras — Pia Henrietta K (@PHenriettaK) January 5, 2015 What Pia said…  I knew about all of the technologies on the list except SSH. Increasingly excited about the event now. Get your ticket here.