Dearsouvenir is a digital travel and shopping magazine that helps explore a destination through souvenirs and the delightful stories behind them. In collaboration with Wolfgang Macht (Netzpiloten) & Carry-On Publishing. (website)
The Good Home is a multi-disciplinary exploration of the future of living in our homes Co-founded this collaboration with Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, with a growing line-up of collaborators and contributors.(website)
Understanding the Connected Home is a collection of essays about the questions, challenges and opportunities brought about by increasingly connected homes. Co-authored with Michelle Thorne, published as a free ebook. First published in 2015, fully revised and updated second edition published in June 2016. (website)
ThingsCon is one of Europe’s leading conferences about the future of hardware, connected devices and Internet of Things, and a global community of like-minded practitioners around Internet of Things (IoT) and new hardware. Co-organizing this since 2014 as an independent event with Simon Höher, Max Krüger and Emanuel Schwarz (website)
An independent conference for serious iOS developers, and also Berlin’s first English-language iOS developer conference. Co-organizing this as an independent event with Matt Patterson and Chris Eidhof since 2013. (website)
The only client project listed here: I’ve been working with NEXT for a long time, partly freelance partly through my old company, first as a curator, then starting 2012 as Program Director. (website)
Enlighten us, but make it quick! That’s the motto of Ignite, a fantastic global format of lightning talks – slides auto-forward, you get exactly 5 minutes per presentation. I’ve been co-organizing Ignite Berlin since 2010. (website)
If anything, a meta project: THE NODE is an irregular newsletter of the things I’m involved in. The simplest, lowest-frequency way to keep track of what I’m up to. (read more)
The easy way to find top notch iOS developers. It’s as easy as filling out a form. Brought to you by the team behind UIKonf. (website) (Discontinued.)
Making should be easier: Currently an early stage company, Natasha Carolan and I co-founded Makers Make to allow independent product designers more easily to get from idea to market. (website) (currently hibernating)
Observing the things that matter. The Alpine Review is a (currently print only) semi-annual magazine founded founded by Louis-Jacques Darveau and Patrick Tanguay in Montréal, who kindly took me on as editor-at-large. (website)
In 2010, I co-founded Third Wave, part digital strategy consultancy, part think tank. While I left in 2012 to pursue other projects, the company is still going strong.
In 2011, our conference CoCities looked at how technologies can change cities, how data & sensors can make urban spaces more responsive. Organized as one of the first projects with Third Wave. (read more)
Twice (2009, 2010) I co-organized TEDxKreuzberg with Christoph Fahle of Betahaus – with a full house and fantastic, inspiring speakers.
In 2009, we ran a festival to celebrate DIY culture. To quote from the announcement: “a&b is a meet up for visionaries, tinkerers, activists, geeks, and artists – in short, everyone that celebrates a new culture of collective endeavor, and do-it-yourself, as well as internet culture as the binding element that made all of this […]