We tested the low-tech meter for 'particulated matter' that we made for Smart Kids Lab at our offices in Amsterdam. Here are the results.
What if you can combine the experience from the maker movement to create open source hardware and software to map environmental issues that concern citizens everyday?
The European Theatre Lab is 'Europe’s first virtual think tank devoted to exploring a digital strategy for theatres. Waag Society was there as part of the Advisory board of the project.
Want to get in touch with that free maker mindset? The 'Bootcamp Curves' approach might help us to explore, fail, learn and give things another go.
September 7th, the KNAW organised a symposium about gene editing. This is a technically interesting, scientifically exciting, and socially relevant subject.
In the past months, self-driving vehicles often featured in the news. What might be the influence of this development on our lives?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
We went looking for bacteria in the red light district of Amsterdam, to map microbes in the area. An image report.
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.
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.
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?