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.
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.
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?
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.