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Fortify the cooperative forces in the city

Last week, the decision was made to let online taxi company Uber join the Amsterdam Economic Board. The company can now think about our city's economic policy. Too bad, because Uber is not interested in the Amsterdammer at all. On the contrary, the company is a school example of the so-called platform companies, which just like 'sharing company' AirBnB only parasitize on the public value of the city, without actually returning anything.

This opinion article witten by Marleen Stikker has not yet been translated. For the moment, please turn to the Dutch version. We may provide a full translation later.

Recent blog posts

- Wednesday 07 February 2018

An active group of citizens makes great progress with sustainable mobility and connectedness in the area. Intern Hub Coumans about the pilot of the EU project MUV.

- Tuesday 06 February 2018

Waag Society supported the Spaarne Hospital hospital in organizing a hackathon, for an even more senior friendly hospital.

- Thursday 01 February 2018

Healthcare demands and solutions are changing rapidly. Open-source hardware will play an important role in the future.

- Tuesday 30 January 2018

Can we learn about ourselves by studying outer space? In ongoing research Waag Society is exploring human outer space activities.

- Friday 26 January 2018

Together with residents of Buitenveldert, we look for practical solutions to create a greener and healthier neighbourhood. On January 22nd we held the first meeting.