Alicja Peszkowska

Open Data - why it is better to know than not to know?


11 min watch

Alicja Peszkowska is not only a new technologies and social change blogger but also a community builder. She co-built Warsaw NetWtorek community and took part in organizing first Polish social hackathons - SocHack. At the Open Knowledge Festival and Non Profit Technology Summit she spoke about community building and how new technologies change the world. Alicja works at Fundacja TechSoup where she focuses on transparency, accountability and e-participation projects. Her interests range from open data and free internet to popular culture. Not only did she use to be a regular film critic for the Polish KINO magazine but she also organized and took part in two booksprints. Did we mention she also sings in a band "niskie ciśnienie"? This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

A talk about the significance of open data and the impact of open data based applications on our everyday life.