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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In December, 196 countries signed an agreement in Paris during COP21 to bring down the CO2 emission levels. An important development. We need the government leaders on the barricades.
On 15 December, there was a first explorative meeting around the theme MakeHealth, a project about the role of Fablabs and DIY making in the context of health and care.
Sometimes you find find something on Instructables or a similar website that you would like to make yourself, but all the parts you need are hard to get. Thimble offers a solution.
This article in Dutch is part of the publication "Amsterdam@EU" published by Amsterdam University Press. Read it at the Dutch version of this blogpost.
There is a saying that all roads lead to Rome. The people at Moovel lab set out on 3.375.746 journeys to check if that was really true.
During the weekend of 12-13 December, Waag Society opened its doors to the Digi.Bio team together with a group of biohackers, for a microfluidics hackathon.