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Monday 08 May 2017

It proved more difficult to revive the first social network in The Netherlands than expected, for which are good reasons. Nevertheless, some crucial steps were taken.

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Tuesday 25 April 2017

At the Fablearn conference in Denmark we hosted a workshop on our educational programme ‘Who is the boss of the Internet?’ and presented our collaboration with the Amsterdam Public Library to develop 10 maker spaces.

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Monday 24 April 2017

Xiamyra went to Chile to visit the 'Gathering of Open Science Hardware'. She met many interesting people but actually did not see that much hardware!

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Tuesday 18 April 2017

The work 'Parting the waves' of Semiconductor (artist duo Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt) is part of the exhibition 'Future Emerging Art and Technology'.

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Friday 14 April 2017

Clarity is a project funded by the European Commission in which a consortium, with (among others) Waag Society, formulates the starting points for future Open eGovernement services.

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Thursday 13 April 2017

End of March the project 'Applied gaming for a non-smoking generation' started. In this project we develop game elements for young (expectant) mothers in order to help them quit smoking.

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Thursday 06 April 2017

Internationally renowned artists and Future and Emerging Technology researchers team up and work for 9 months together in the cross-disciplinary FEAT initiative.

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Thursday 30 March 2017

For our project Smart Kids Lab, Lodewijk Loos visited the school de Regenboog ('The Rainbow') in Amsterdam (Gein).

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Monday 20 March 2017

What if you could measure nuclear radiation with the camera in your laptop or smartphone? Living near a nuclear power plant, you might take this opportunity very serious.

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Thursday 16 March 2017

AGA Lab and Waag Society present three artists in residence that experiment with digital fabrication, old and new print techniques and biotechnology.

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Wednesday 08 March 2017

The speed at which our biotechnological world is changing makes it difficult to reflect on how we feel about it. Het Praktikum offers a platform for this, during the first edition we analyzed CRISPR technology and debat.

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Thursday 02 March 2017

Some weeks ago, the fourth edition of the BioHack Academy started. During this international course, the participants build their own biolab. How are they doing?

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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Since the start of the Smart Kids Lab pilot at three elementary schools in Amsterdam, the Smart Citizen Kit made its first appearance at these schools.

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Tuesday 21 February 2017

A new week, a new episode of #OPENBIOTECH! In this one I’m showing you how to get in jail as a biohacker. Yep, that’s right.

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Monday 20 February 2017

Airbnb's founders need to stop spamming and start helping the cities that are making them rich, says David Zetland in this guest blog.

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Friday 17 February 2017

Sabine Wildevuur works three months as a research fellow at Fondation Brocher in Switzerland to write a study about the social impact of new eHealth and telemedicine-applications.

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