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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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Monday 11 January 2016

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.

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Monday 28 December 2015

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.

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Tuesday 22 December 2015

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.

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Monday 21 December 2015

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.

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Friday 18 December 2015

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.

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Thursday 17 December 2015

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.

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Friday 11 December 2015

Dick van Dijk shares his views on the meSch workshop at Online Educa Berlin, that was held at the beginning of December 2015. Exploring the meSch technology as a potential educational tool.

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Wednesday 02 December 2015

After three months of hard working, six Mobiles for Good finalists pitched their prototypes to an audience for the first time.

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Monday 30 November 2015

María Boto Ordoñez is the founder of PET*IT, a line of designer accessories and toys for microorganisms. Recently, we decided to ask María about where she got her inspiration for treating micro-organisms as pampered pets.

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Sunday 29 November 2015

Have a look at some of our other projects that were also present at the Eureka! Festival at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.

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Thursday 26 November 2015

The game Operation Sigismund teaches children about archiving and sends them on a journey through the basements of the Archive of Drenthe, where they unravel a mystery. After eight years of loyal duty, servicing hundreds or classrooms, it was time the update the game experience.

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