Denmark names first ever digital ambassador for Silicon Valley role

The digital ambassador, who will lead the Danish foreign policy initiative dubbed ‘tech diplomacy’, was named on Friday as Casper Klynge, the current Danish ambassador to Indonesia. Earlier this year, foreign minister Ander Samuelsen announced...

Music Festivals in the blogging era.

Lalai Persson is a multi talented entrepreneur from São Paulo who since early 2000 stands among the pioneers of the Brazilian digital market. Throughout her career, Lalai has produced parties, played as DJ and...
Denmark gets first professor of computer gaming

Denmark gets first professor of computer gaming

If you look up Espen Aarseth online you’ll find that he is Norwegian and a professor at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). He also just happens to be Denmark’s first professor of computer...
DJ Rafa Nunes

Brazilian beats are taking over Europe

Based in Paris for 10 years now, Rafa Nunes from São Paulo, Brazil made his own way as a well-known DJ in Europe’s current gay scene. Since early 2000 he has printed his music...
Police hunts criminals by bitcoin

Danish police first in the world to hunt down criminals using bitcoin

It’s hard being a criminal. Surveillance techniques and forensic science are constantly being improved and people are working full-time to destroy your livelihood. That’s why many criminals around the world probably celebrated when the cryptocurrency...
DJ Andrea Gram

Meet Andrea Gram, one of São Paulo’s underground scene’s female DJ pioneers.

Andrea Gram shares with DenmarkBrazil a bit of her nightclubbing story, producing wild parties music and soundtracks for catwalks. By Renato Lopes.   I recall the first meeting you in the early 90’s at a party we...

Culture, roots and business

An inverted funnel. It is the portrait of the participation of Afro-descendants in the personnel of the 500 largest companies in Brazil. In executive positions, in 14 years, the slice never reached the timid...
DOKK1 in Aarhus

A Library From the Future Arrives In Denmark

It’s hard not feel as if you’ve just visited the library of the future after spending a day at Dokk1. In a formerly industrial part of Aarhus, egg chairs are now sprinkled around the periphery...
Bicycles outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen.

Two-wheel takeover: bikes outnumber cars for the first time in Copenhagen

Bicycle sensors in Copenhagen clocked a new record this month: there are now more bikes than cars in the heart of the city. In the last year, 35,080 more bikes have joined the daily...
Vinyl is coming back big in Denmark.

Vinyl making big comeback in Denmark

There’s something about vinyl that just feels better. Whether it’s the uniqueness of an LP player or those grainy but high quality sounds coming out of the speakers, owning an LP player turns the tables...

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