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Monday 20 March 2017

What if you could measure nuclear radiation with the camera in your laptop or smartphone? Living near a nuclear power plant, you might take this opportunity very serious.

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Thursday 16 March 2017

AGA Lab and Waag Society present three artists in residence that experiment with digital fabrication, old and new print techniques and biotechnology.

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Wednesday 08 March 2017

The speed at which our biotechnological world is changing makes it difficult to reflect on how we feel about it. Het Praktikum offers a platform for this, during the first edition we analyzed CRISPR technology and debat.

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Thursday 02 March 2017

Some weeks ago, the fourth edition of the BioHack Academy started. During this international course, the participants build their own biolab. How are they doing?

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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Since the start of the Smart Kids Lab pilot at three elementary schools in Amsterdam, the Smart Citizen Kit made its first appearance at these schools.

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Tuesday 21 February 2017

A new week, a new episode of #OPENBIOTECH! In this one I’m showing you how to get in jail as a biohacker. Yep, that’s right.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Airbnb's founders need to stop spamming and start helping the cities that are making them rich, says David Zetland in this guest blog.

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Friday 17 February 2017

Sabine Wildevuur works three months as a research fellow at Fondation Brocher in Switzerland to write a study about the social impact of new eHealth and telemedicine-applications.

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Thursday 16 February 2017

For children, the Internet is something that has always been there. Few children, however, learn how the Internet really works. Who is the boss? And how do you protect your personal data (or why this is relevant)?

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Wednesday 15 February 2017

For many people biotechnology is mysterious business – while almost everything around us is influenced by it. With this new serie of vlogs we aim to democratize the knowledge behind this closed industry and #OPENBIOTECH for everyone.

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Tuesday 14 February 2017

The website AirVisual.com impressively shows the actual situation of the air pollution (PM 2,5) and wind directions worldwide.

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Monday 13 February 2017

We have made a small videos series about how to use FreeCAD for 3D modeling, which we have shared via our 'Makers of Waag Society' video channel.

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Monday 13 February 2017

A guest blog by Karlijne Opmeer about her work at the TextileLab and Open Wetlab and her experiences using bacteria for textile dyeing.

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Monday 06 February 2017

On February 3rd, the first 'Maakplaats' of the Amsterdam 021 project opened its doors at the Waterlandplein in Amsterdam North.

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Wednesday 01 February 2017

Suzanne van Lier & Joke de Hoogh, teachers at the elementary school de Regenboog in Amsterdam, told us about the experience with Smart Kids Lab in their lessons.

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Monday 30 January 2017

Has it occurred to you that the far right of the political spectrum often uses the same rhetoric as the Do It Yourself movement? Somehow DIY culture seems to have ended up with the same general narrative as nationalists.

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