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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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Tuesday 24 January 2017

To share our findings and to place the heritage of the Digital City in perspective we organize four Hacking Heritage Labs. This was the first one.

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Monday 23 January 2017

Suzanne van Lier, teacher at the elementary school de Regenboog in Amsterdam, told us about the experience with Smart Kids Lab in her lessons.

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Thursday 19 January 2017

How do you measure your own environment with simple household instruments? Lodewijk Loos went to the Daltonschool Neptunus to make mineral meters.

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Tuesday 10 January 2017

Ane Baztarrika researched traditional Japanese pigment dyeing, which uses soybeans and earth pigments, at our TextileLab Amsterdam.

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Monday 09 January 2017

Frank Kresin looks ahead to 2017, that brings new challenges and opportunities and a new job for him at the University of Twente, managing the newly founded DesignLab.

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