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Friday 01 June 2012

New applications ask for smart combinations of expertise, inspiration and a lot of perseverance. All of these are plenty available at the faculty Industrial Design (ID) of the Technical University Eindhoven (TU/e). Here, within a number of themes is worked on new concept and prototypes.

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

On Friday 25 May 2012 the fourth edition of DIY Bio took place at the Waag. After three successful meetings with lots of talks this finally was a meeting in which something was built at the Fablab.

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Wednesday 23 May 2012

During the DEAF 2012 festival, project manager Isjah Koppejan saw some fine examples of the results that you get if you combine traditional textile crafts and modern manufacturing technology.

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Monday 21 May 2012

Nowadays, surfing the internet does not only apply to traditional desktop browsers. We are using the Internet in the train, on our bikes, during traffic jams or on the sofa in the livingroom. An enormous growth of devices, screen resolutions and browsers have been developed these days.

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Friday 18 May 2012

On the 15th of May, the PICNIC Innovation Mash Up 2012 took place. This was the appetizer of what this years’ PICNIC festival could taste like.

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Friday 18 May 2012

Belgrade has been burned down 19 times in history, including the recent bombings 13 years ago. It is a city, which has been rebuilt and reused over and over. The historical layer cake won’t go unnoticed when walking around the streets of Belgrade. It is like this superficial versioning system...

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Monday 14 May 2012

Last week I participated in a workshop on Booktype at the Sandberg Institute. Booktype is an open source 'self-publishing' platform. Here's an introduction to Booktype and a short report on what we tried to achieve and got done.

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Friday 11 May 2012

On May 9th our first Waag Open – Get Together was held. We invited about 70 interns and artists who work or have worked at Waag Society.

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Tuesday 08 May 2012

In the Express to Connect project, the concept design and the technical implementation of the game prototypes is run by Waag Society. Taco van Dijk works at Waag Society as a back-end developer on the technology behind the E2C game. His team consists of concept developers, graphical designers,...

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Tuesday 08 May 2012

We were looking for: "the link to that funny animation that FabLab Barcelona created about the future of 3D printing".

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Monday 07 May 2012

In the week of 23 April 2012 Madrid coloured orange for the annual Semana Naranja. In this week the Dutch Ambassy organized a number of activities to make 'The Netherlands' visible in Madrid: a bicycle tour through the city, a market with Dutch products and Dutch designers and architects...

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Monday 07 May 2012

On 4 May I gave a keynote at re:publica 2012 in Berlin (co-incidentally on the same time as Neelie Kroes) about Open Design and local (digital) production, titled 'Made in my Backyard'.

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Wednesday 02 May 2012

From the field of education the reactions on the initiative of Maurice de Hond's the iPad school are mixed.

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Friday 27 April 2012

On the 26th of April I attended the debate 'The Power of Facebook' in the Waag. This debate was organized on the occasion of the publication "Friendship to the fair," a book by Peter Olsthoorn about the fastest growing social network in the world.

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Friday 27 April 2012

The Open Design Lab visited Timelab in Ghent (Belgium). A short report.

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Friday 27 April 2012

In 2012 the project Game Research for Training and Education (GATE) was completed and the results were published. To inform and inspire policy makers and decision makers of various fields, we organized a GATE education meeting on Thursday, April 19 in cooperation with TNO and the HKU. As a...

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