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Tuesday 13 September 2016

In the past months, self-driving vehicles often featured in the news. What might be the influence of this development on our lives?

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Thursday 08 September 2016

What started from a very personal interest in small wooden playthings, evolved to become a quest to find the right bend between wood and digital technology.

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Wednesday 07 September 2016

In the weekend of 24-25 September the interactive exhibition ‘The anatomical lesson: dissecting medical futures’ by Agi Haines takes place in our Theatrum Anatomicum.

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Tuesday 30 August 2016

We should do anything in our might to stop mass surveillance from being the default, says Frank Kresin. Time to demand and use end-to-end encryption on all communication channels.

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Tuesday 23 August 2016

Food security, meaning sufficient amounts of nutritious food for a growing world population, is one of the greatest challenges we face. But what is food security and why is it so important?

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Thursday 18 August 2016

Sabine Wildevuur visited 'Weekendoit' in Italy to connect with Fablabs from Italy in the field of healthy ageing and gave a workshop at CreaHub in Macerata.

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Friday 12 August 2016

Fablab Amsterdam is closed for the summer, or not… Architect Christopher de Vries is milling an art work showing four beautiful reliefs at our lab.

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Thursday 11 August 2016

We went looking for bacteria in the red light district of Amsterdam, to map microbes in the area. An image report.

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Thursday 04 August 2016

Recently, Waag Society co-organized the first ever MuseumCamp Amsterdam. Over 70 participants worked really hard for three days to build 17 interactive installations, for 17 selected objects.

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Tuesday 02 August 2016

Machines that think (2016), a publication of magazine Edge, is an effective medicine against the delusion that increasingly has come to dominate the discussion about AI. A guest blog.

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Monday 25 July 2016

Can the human body be a source of materials for the textile industry? Can we innovate ancient techniques and apply them in the 21th century wool industry?

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Thursday 14 July 2016

Pokémon Go: playing in the streets is a big success, but comes with a notable social impact. But when did playing mobile games in the streets actually begin?

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Wednesday 13 July 2016

Urban AirQ gives citizens the power to assess the air quality of their streets and neighbourhoods. What happened so far?

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Thursday 07 July 2016

Over the last four years, the Dutch Do It Yourself Biology (DIY Bio) community has continued to incubate and grow within the walls of Waag Society's Open Wetlab. Their research relating to biological applications of hardware, software, wetware, and other DIY tools is never dull, and there...

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Wednesday 06 July 2016

Frank Kresin shared his views on Digital Social Innovation in the closing statements of a recent workshop in Brussels.

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Tuesday 05 July 2016

The critical thinkers of the third MakeHealth meetup presented a radically innovative perspective on healthcare design.

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