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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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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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