Lucas Evers visited Belgium for the event 'What’s the matter with cooperation', and was struck by vases made of 'rare earth' at the Water War exhibition.
Robin van Westen and Karien Vermeulen write about their trip to Denmark, where they were invited to present at the FabLearn conference.
Missed our future heritage conference at the Volkshotel? Here’s a recap of what happened during two days of inspiring keynotes, urban safari’s and more.
Museums and the Web (MW) is one of the bigger international heritage conferences, and this year in its 20th edition. Dick van Dijk shares his experience.
Lots of examples of sustainable houses at the FabCity campus, aimed at the future of the city. Worth paying a visit!
At the recent Dutch Innovation Expo, the society was nearly invisible. Are we using the ability to innovate of the society itself to its full extent? Should we not change our innovation policy?
The Dutch KWR Watercycle Research Institute started a pilot with citizens in Amsterdam to measure tap water.
The human body, that fabulous sensing, feeling, moving artefact of nature. It’s such a seamless device that nearly no one notices it’s workings until they’re in bed with the flu. It’s the best user experience possible. Or perhaps not?
A very exciting workshop at the Waag. First of all, because genetically modified glowing bacteria were made. Second, because this workshop was only possible due to a recent change in the law.
Going from poor-to-poor towards peer-to-peer: how do we get to an open, sustainable and purpose economy?
Kids grow up in a world where the Internet surrounds them, where being online is our normal state of being. What about their privacy?
Soon everything will be recorded and can used against you. Frank Kresin sees two ways out: a radical emphasis on privacy and a fundamental reconsideration of a number of laws and rules.
On the 9th of March, the doors of 'Huis de Pinto' were open for everyone interested around the theme of 'MakeHealth'.
Gdansk, ‘the city of freedom’, once famous for breaking free from Soviet rulers, was stage of the Personal Democracy Forum on reconnecting citizens.
The message that Plume Labs started measuring air quality in London with pigeons also reached the Dutch media in the past days. Could it be repeated in Amsterdam maybe?
Many inspiring and interesting people have stopped by the Waag over the past twenty years, but this evening was special in many ways.