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Monday 23 November 2015

Sabine Wildevuur presented the People Value Canvas in Sydney, Australia at the 'Designing for the Common Good' symposium of the University of Technology.

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Friday 20 November 2015

For ten weeks, teachers from primary education in Amsterdam were guided by Pauline Maas and Berend Weij in our course CodePower, to work on programming, robotics, game design and maker education.

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Thursday 19 November 2015

In context of the EU project GRAGE (short for ‘Green and Grey in Europe’), Hester van Zuthem visited Munich for two weeks. GRAGE focuses on the growing population of older adults (55+) in European cities.

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Wednesday 18 November 2015

The process of co-creation is a bit of a black box. That's why we're busy making a toolkit for cultural heritage professionals to assist them in working with co-creation.

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

The most frequently asked question asked during Pet shop at Museum Night and DDW 2015, 'Why are you selling microbes?', will be answered at the BioHack Academy graduation presentations.

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Thursday 12 November 2015

Code for Eindhoven is part of Code for NL, a project in which people with a technological background are placed within local governments. In Eindhoven, three code fellows will start this month.

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Tuesday 10 November 2015

On 27 October 2015, Stadsdorp Nieuwmarkt, together with Waag Society, organized an inspiration day at the Zuiderkerk in Amsterdam. A video report.

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Monday 09 November 2015

To explore the fascinating (though sometimes tumultuous) landscape of modern architecture, Waag Society recently hosted an evening of presentations from five architectural experts within the Design/Fabrication Lab project.

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Tuesday 03 November 2015

For this year's Dutch Design Week, Waag Society wondered: what would it look like if we treated micro-organisms with the same care and attention that we give to our dogs, our cats, our fish—even our plants?

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Friday 30 October 2015

The first Amsterdam Smart Citizens Lab workshops are coming to an end. What kinds of solutions and prototypes did the participants come up with to improve the city?

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Tuesday 27 October 2015

Our first micro-organisms concept store opened its doors during the DDW in Eindhoven and it was a huge success.

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Monday 26 October 2015

Changing 33 teachers into makers in just four days? Together with Kristina Andersen, Bart Bakker, Thieu Besselink and the wonderful people of FabKlas, Waag Society’s Creative Learning Lab accepted this challenge during the Teacher Maker Camp 2015.

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Friday 16 October 2015

Plume Air Report is an app that offers insight in the actual air quality in 150+ countries worldwide.

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Tuesday 13 October 2015

Co-creation is a bit of a black box—what exactly do you do? How do you find a common language between heritage experts and new visitor groups, curators and young people, academics and people who might be less vocal?

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Thursday 08 October 2015

For the Textiles & Clothing Business Labs project, we went to Paris to visit the bi-annual Première Vision and Hall Couture, an initiative by Alice Gras.

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Tuesday 06 October 2015

Last month, Dutch and Finnish fellows and policy makers met during the Mindtrek conference and a code fellow training in Finland. Ivonne Jansen-Dings reports.

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