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Thursday 05 January 2017

Would an art form like opera survive in a VR environment? Pam visited a performance in which VR played a central role, an experience full of primal and opera sounds through VR glasses.

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Friday 16 December 2016

Several smart citizen projects have seen the light in the past years. But we should not forget to present the raw numbers into some kind of advice for the user that he or she can act upon.

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Thursday 15 December 2016

How many people will have thrown their old electric toothbrush in the garbage bin, without realizing it contains a rechargeable battery?

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Thursday 08 December 2016

At MU gallery in Eindhoven, the 7th edition of the Bio Art & Design Award shows works of the winning teams and several other works of bio art and bio design under the title Fluid Matter.

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Wednesday 07 December 2016

One of our Textile Academy participants, print and pattern designer Laura Luchtman, made a recap of the second Textile Dialogue: "Working in this industry? On our conditions."

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

The first meeting of the Open Planbureau was the beginning of a complex but necessary journey.

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Tuesday 06 December 2016

By making and breaking open up processes, materials, textiles, tools and techniques we explore how we want things to be in the textile and clothing industry.

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Monday 28 November 2016

Greta Castellana set off to design a system to better and pro-actively respond to individual needs of patients for a personalised and integrated healthcare experience.

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Saturday 19 November 2016

From a recent Dutch research, it shows that households that have a smart meter installed save less energy then was expected. Not so strange, if you look at the way they are introduced.

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Thursday 17 November 2016

How do we build our own personal history and in which way will we be remembered after our death? Two important questions for concept developer and designer Josse Willems.

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Wednesday 16 November 2016

That plants and flowers have a positive effect on our health is since long a known fact. So why have our health facilities not yet become a green oasis then?

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Thursday 10 November 2016

This year, we transformed our Theatrum Anatonicum into a Do-it-Yourself Healthcare Clinic for one night. Empower the patient!

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Monday 07 November 2016

The Pet Shop Food Bar connects three different worlds: DIY biohacking, the rich knowledge of botanical gardens and the societal challenge of food security.

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Thursday 03 November 2016

It is always fun to use maps for a project. Looking for a tool to create a fantasy world map of a respectable size, I found the Fractal World Generator.

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Monday 31 October 2016

Running our Fab Lab Amsterdam for over eight years now we are regularly asked to share experiences on how to set up a lab yourself. To start, here are some pointers for the space and inventory.

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Friday 28 October 2016

At the Cutting Edge festival last week in Oslo, Pieter van Boheemen witnessed yet another debate on the future of genetic engineering. Unfortunately these debates often take the hope versus horror approach.

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