Workshop about Freedom of Information!

- What kind of documents has lots of value and is of interest to the public?

Posted by Mattias Axell on October 13, 2015

What have I Done Today?

  • Finalized the preparations for the workshop about Freedom of Information
  • Facilitated the workshop with Per Hagström of, Jens Finnäs at Journalism++, Nils Funcke and Peter Krantz. could unfortunately not attend.
  • Collected the results from the workshop in a clustered fashion.

What Tools have I Used?

  • I DO ART
  • Brainstorming (Role-Playing)
  • Asking Good Questions

How do I Feel? How do I Feel about the Project Today?

  • I feel good about testing out to do a workshop to garner interest.

  • It feels like the project is garnering interest and leverage power the more I act on it. Prototyping the way forward is extremely rewarding.

What Surprised Me?

  • How many different kind of documents that easily can be asked for and retrieved with many benefits and without any consequences for civilians.

What has Changed?

  • The idea of looking more into how to get people engaged with the project and collaborating with other similar initiatives.

What are the Next Action Steps?

  • Collect the results from the Workshop in a good way.
  • Prepare for a meeting with the company MetaSolutions AB who work with Linked Open Data.

Photographs by The Commons.