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Thursday 16 February 2017

For children, the Internet is something that has always been there. Few children, however, learn how the Internet really works. Who is the boss? And how do you protect your personal data (or why this is relevant)?

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Wednesday 15 February 2017

For many people biotechnology is mysterious business – while almost everything around us is influenced by it. With this new serie of vlogs we aim to democratize the knowledge behind this closed industry and #OPENBIOTECH for everyone.

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Tuesday 14 February 2017

The website AirVisual.com impressively shows the actual situation of the air pollution (PM 2,5) and wind directions worldwide.

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Monday 13 February 2017

We have made a small videos series about how to use FreeCAD for 3D modeling, which we have shared via our 'Makers of Waag Society' video channel.

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Monday 13 February 2017

A guest blog by Karlijne Opmeer about her work at the TextileLab and Open Wetlab and her experiences using bacteria for textile dyeing.

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Monday 06 February 2017

On February 3rd, the first 'Maakplaats' of the Amsterdam 021 project opened its doors at the Waterlandplein in Amsterdam North.

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Wednesday 01 February 2017

Suzanne van Lier & Joke de Hoogh, teachers at the elementary school de Regenboog in Amsterdam, told us about the experience with Smart Kids Lab in their lessons.

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Monday 30 January 2017

Has it occurred to you that the far right of the political spectrum often uses the same rhetoric as the Do It Yourself movement? Somehow DIY culture seems to have ended up with the same general narrative as nationalists.

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

To share our findings and to place the heritage of the Digital City in perspective we organize four Hacking Heritage Labs. This was the first one.

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Monday 23 January 2017

Suzanne van Lier, teacher at the elementary school de Regenboog in Amsterdam, told us about the experience with Smart Kids Lab in her lessons.

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Thursday 19 January 2017

How do you measure your own environment with simple household instruments? Lodewijk Loos went to the Daltonschool Neptunus to make mineral meters.

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Tuesday 10 January 2017

Ane Baztarrika researched traditional Japanese pigment dyeing, which uses soybeans and earth pigments, at our TextileLab Amsterdam.

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Monday 09 January 2017

Frank Kresin looks ahead to 2017, that brings new challenges and opportunities and a new job for him at the University of Twente, managing the newly founded DesignLab.

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Thursday 05 January 2017

Would an art form like opera survive in a VR environment? Pam visited a performance in which VR played a central role, an experience full of primal and opera sounds through VR glasses.

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Friday 16 December 2016

Several smart citizen projects have seen the light in the past years. But we should not forget to present the raw numbers into some kind of advice for the user that he or she can act upon.

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Thursday 15 December 2016

How many people will have thrown their old electric toothbrush in the garbage bin, without realizing it contains a rechargeable battery?

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