Maia Kahlke Lorentzen is a writer, tech activist and consultant. She is best known for her work on digital harassment and trolling on social media, and the effect it has on the public agenda. She described this in the book “Can trolls be tamed ??”, which she published on Informations Forlag (a Danish publisher) in 2019. She also works with research and dissemination of internet subcultures and online extremism.

Maia Kahlke Lorentzen
Maia Kahlke Lorentzen
Maia Kahlke Lorentzen

On a daily basis, she is part of the cooperative Cybernauterne, which works with cyber security, research and digital understanding. …

Mirabelle Jones is a creative technologist, educator, researcher, and transdisciplinary artist focused on the development of storytelling technologies, educational activism, and ethical AI.

Mirabelle Jones

In their practice, they design and develop immersive art experiences, biofeedback wearables, educational toolkits, mixed reality sculptures, endurance performances, AI artworks, and interactive “readable” objects. They are a research assistant at The University of Copenhagen in the Department of Computer Science (DIKU) within the Human-Centered Computing section exploring the integration of ethics into AI and Machine Learning curriculum.

They are an Artist-in-Residence at Catch Center for Art, Design, and Technology in Helsingør (Denmark) in collaboration with Feral…

Lenore Edman is a co-founder of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories and likes to play at the intersections of food, electronics, papercraft, engineering and art.

When Lenore and her partner moved to California, their kitchen table broke. They decided that they needed to make a new table — most people would buy a new one, but not them. Theirs needed to be an interactive LED dining table. Around this time, an event was announced, Maker Faire and they had tables available for project display, measuring 30 x 60 inches. …

Kendra is the Head of Hardware at Airtame, a Danish startup which has a product line for wireless presentations, digital signage and cloud management, with over 200.000 products sold globally.

Originally from Calgary, Canada, and educated as a Mechanical Engineer at UBC in Vancouver, Kendra moved to Denmark in 2012 to pursue a career in international product development. She has since worked as an engineer and project/product manager within technical product management in IoT products and hardware combining mechanical and electrical design, whilst having a close connection with production, supply chain and quality management. This resulted in her having a…

Stefanie Wuschitz works in the intersection of research, art and technology with a special focus on critical media practices including feminist hacking, open source technology, and peer production. She lives and works in Vienna, Austria, and has trained and works internationally. In 2006, she received her MFA in Transmedia Arts, after which she moved to New York City and completed her master’s degree at the acclaimed TISCH School of the Arts at New York University. She later moved back to her hometown, Vienna, and in 2009 founded the feminist hackerspace and art collective Mz * Baltazar’s lab.

Stefanie Wuschitz

She has since…

Ingeborg Rosenvinge is head of R&D in Thürmer Tools and partner in the spin-off company TwentySeven where she leads the Additive Manufacturing team.

Ingeborg and her team at Thürmer Tools have disrupted traditional tool manufacturing by utilizing 3D printing technology, and are now exploring how to upcycle old tools into new ones.

Ingeborg Rosenvinge, the Head of R&D at Thürmer Tools and partner of the daughter-company TwentySeven, started out as a farm girl. She grew up on a large farm in jutland where everything was hands-on, and she loved learning how things worked. …

Greater Spaces is concerned with giving a voice to incredible women and our bi-monthly interviews present interviews with the women who are changing the face of technology. Our other posts, in between these, focus on things which are inspiring us this week. We’ve asked some of the women we find inspirational to tell us what inspires them, so here are three interesting things from them and us to check out this week:

Galit Ariel — who we are looking forward to interviewing oh-so-soon, is hosting her “Semi Serious Cereal Series”:

This time she’s focusing on Storytelling Moonshots and interviewing NASA and JPL Story Architect, Paul Propster. Check it out THIS Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11–12 AM EST…

Originally trained as a contemporary dancer and choreographer, Sarah Homewood moved into the field of interaction design six years ago. Since then, she has used her expertise in movement, the body and performance to conduct research on intimate and bodily interactions with digital technologies. For example, she has explored how the digitalisation of contraceptive implants could impact the lives and relationships of users, and how our relationships with our technological devices change when they become wearable.

She recently finished her PhD in the IxD Lab at the IT University of Copenhagen where she is currently continuing as a Post-Doc. Her…

After many weeks of Netflix, it might be time to learn something new (and if you’re not in a learning mood, that’s totally fine, sometimes we just need quiet) but if you are up for learning, there are many resources online right now for you to check out.

Twice a month we interview women who work with technology, aiming to expand the narrative about what technology is and who creates it. In between these interviews, we share what we find most interesting around us right now.

COVID-1984 — Surveillance Capitalism

Now, when many governments want to track virus patients with apps, it’s more relevant…

Carla Diana works with tangible products, specifically, with interaction of future technologies. Her work spans robots to connected home appliances, and her designs have appeared on the covers of Popular Science, Technology Review and the New York Times Sunday Review. She is a designer, author and educator and most recently, has launched the 4D Design program at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Detroit, MI, USA. She works with the Socially Intelligent Machines Lab at the University of Texas, Austin, with artificial intelligence and machine learning in robots and serves as Head of Design for Diligent Robotics. She is an…

Greater Spaces

Carpenter & Overgaard conduct interviews with outstanding women working with technology in six areas: hardware, software, art, culture, research and design.

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