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Monday 04 July 2016

More and more cultural (heritage) institutions are trying to redefine their role in society. This also applies to the 15 botanical gardens in Europe and Uganda that are partners in the new European project BigPicnic.

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Friday 01 July 2016

Waag Society finds its roots in De Digitale Stad (DDS), the first public exploration of the Internet in The Netherlands. A group of UvA and Vu computer science students have been working on the data freeze of the Digital City.

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Friday 01 July 2016

With this nifty online tool, everyone can now create beautiful objects from their favourite street patterns.

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Thursday 30 June 2016

From June 20th to 22nd, we held three Smart Citizens crash courses about measuring air, water quality and noise pollution at the temporary FabCity Campus in Amsterdam.

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Monday 27 June 2016

This week, a number of our posters appeared in the neighbourhood where we currently measure the air quality (Vakenburgerstraat, Weesperstraat) in our Amsterdam Smart Citizens Lab.

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Thursday 23 June 2016

Frank Kresin visited the first Personal Democracy Forum in Ukraine and writes us his observations, straight from Kiev.

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Tuesday 21 June 2016

Waag Society presented another group of Fab Academy students and their final projects, graduating in the 2016 program.

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Tuesday 14 June 2016

When thinking about the European Commission, playing with Lego isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Don’t let your assumptions fool you!

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Monday 13 June 2016

It sounds more or less like a fait accompli, the arrival of the smart meter, but it is not, of course.

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Thursday 09 June 2016

"The creative industry and creatives are important in the development of eHealth", stated Health minister Edith Schippers in an intermezzo with Waag Society’s Creative Care Lab.

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Friday 03 June 2016

Are Fab Cities the solution for a more sustainable world? About the Fab City Summit and making sense of the smart city at the first Smart Citizens Talk.

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Thursday 02 June 2016

The TextileLab in Amsterdam in the Waag is now a reality. How can technology, open design, and experimentation contribute to a more sustainable and ethical innovation in the textile and clothing industry?

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Tuesday 24 May 2016

Over the course of five days, twenty eager participants from Rio became Smart Citizens. Pieter van Boheemen and Taco van Dijk from Waag Society teached them how to appropriate low-cost, open source technologies to make sense of their environment.

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Monday 23 May 2016

Researchers, policymakers, and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry met in Groningen at the Antibiotics-Now! conference to speak about antibiotics.

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Friday 20 May 2016

We had the opportunity to play the new game WeQu, which recently launched a Kickstarter campaign. How does it work?

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Thursday 19 May 2016

A Kickstarter for a special 3D printer for kids just started: the MiniToy. But is this 'my first 3D-printer' actually such a good idea?

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