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Monday 07 March 2016

One month after the annual Transmediale in Berlin, Frank Kresin feels the urge to look back on the experience. It painted a bleak picture; how to move forward?

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Thursday 03 March 2016

In the Textiles and Clothing Business Labs project, Waag Society works with partners from all across Europe to share knowledge while exploring alternatives for the textile and clothing industry.

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Wednesday 02 March 2016

With Cellular Propeller, Howard Boland seeks to investigate one of the possibilities of synthetic biology: the bringing together of organic and synthetic materials in the creation of new pseudo-organisms.

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Friday 26 February 2016

This week, the third BioHack Academy had a kickoff and students learned their first lesson: 'With great bio-power comes great responsibility'.

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Thursday 25 February 2016

Every Tuesday night we open up the Wetlab for anyone who is interested in learning, making, doing new cool bio-concepts and bio-things. Since the beginning of this year we have changed the format a little bit.

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Thursday 18 February 2016

What moves web designers these days? To find an answer to this question, Martin Risseeuw visited the AWWWARDS conference in Amsterdam in January.

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Wednesday 17 February 2016

PhD student Mike van Diest (SPRINT/UMCG research centre) has developed a game to help seniors improve their balance at home. Improved balance can prevent falls.

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Tuesday 16 February 2016

Maker education for all just got one step closer. On February 11th, Platform Maker Education launched its website, makereducation.nl, at the Balie in Amsterdam.

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Thursday 04 February 2016

How to solve real problems with the use of technology? That is the central question of the ongoing campaign of the Vodafone Foundation in The Netherlands.

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Tuesday 02 February 2016

The next performance in the Trust Me, I'm an Artist (TMIAA) project will take place at the transmediale festival in Berlin. I interviewed Lucas Evers, head of Open Wetlab, about the project.

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Wednesday 27 January 2016

In a Dutch article about Wikipedia, on the occassion of the 15th anniversary of the encyclopedia, there was a listing of the most read articles in Dutch in 2015. 'Paper sizes' is on number four, why could that be?

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Tuesday 26 January 2016

A guest blog by Cira Pérez Barés about the 'We are data' event at Pakhuis de Zwijger. About the powerful force of data and sensory substitution.

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Friday 22 January 2016

The Amsterdam Smart Citizens Lab gets a follow-up! This time throughout Europe, using open source software and hardware, digital maker practices and open design.

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Thursday 21 January 2016

The official Dutch institute that is measuring air quality, RIVM, has made a handy brochure for those interested in measuring air quality themselves. It is in Dutch.

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Friday 15 January 2016

15 January is the birthday of De Digitale Stad (DDS), the first public Internet space in The Netherlands in which Waag Society finds its roots.

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Thursday 14 January 2016

Recently, a new publication was published titled 'The Hackable City: A Research Manifesto and Design Toolkit'. Interesting for anyone who wants to know more about the open process of citymaking.

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