De Populair has been moved

Our twitter tree called 'De Populair' has been moved during the second storm of this year, to the botanical garden of TU Delft. It stood at the castle Muiderslot, but fell down during the first storm on 28 October 2013. And just when a second storm hit our country on 5 December, it was moved to its next location at the botanical garden of Delft (part of Technical University in Delft). Accompanied by our own tree doctor and developer Lodewijk Loos, the tree was successfully transferred to its new home.

It was the second time that the tree was moved. Its first location was in Amsterdam at the Westergasfabriek, then the tree went to the Muiderslot in 2012.

In Delft the tree can regain its strenght for a new twitter season next year. Our digital tree surgeon and developer Lodewijk Loos will implant a Raspberry Pi first. And one of the solar panels has to be replaced as well. In other words: to be continued.


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- Monday 11 December 2017

December 14th there will be a vote to abolish net neutrality in the US. We asked Taco van Dijk why we should worry about this.

- Friday 08 December 2017

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- Thursday 23 November 2017

The new directive called PSD2 will give banks the opportunity to share your data with third parties. Do we need to worry about this development?

- Wednesday 22 November 2017

Fabschool tought a series of classes in the 021 Maakplaats (Makerspace) in Reigersbos. Kinderen got acquainted with new technology such as 3D printers, lasercutters and design software.

- Friday 10 November 2017

As the means of digital fabrication become mainstream, the challenge of the maker movement lies in defining its values of sustainability, openness and critical making more visibly, says Marleen Stikker at the celebration of a decade of Fablab Amsterdam.