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 […]
You know why we do this – we love the small, the perfectly-formed, the unique and the excellent. This year, we’re celebrating the unique culture of The Nordics, home of the number one restaurant in the world, Noma, which encapsulates the beauty, simplicity, efficiency and elegance of this region. We want to share the concepts and […]
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 […]
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 […]
@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.
Soon after I started putting together the agenda for Monkigras 2015 I heard about the new Sweden Sans typeface, designed by MAC Rhino Fonts, as part of a project by the design agency Söderhavet to deliver a new unified brand identity for Sweden. Geeks generally love typography and great design, so I naturally had to ask Stefan […]