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20-10-2017

During the Dutch Design Week 2017 you can visit the Embassy of Health to discover gene.coop. Gene.coop is a cooperative in which your DNA is stored and only made available to third parties under conditions determined by you.

Posted on:
20-10-2017

The Amsterdam Economic Board, the City of Amsterdam and Waag Society are calling all partners that contribute to the digital city to sign the manifesto ‘Tada - Duidelijk over data’ ('Clear about data') and to take steps to implement the measures proposed.

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18-10-2017

With a referendum ahead about the new Dutch law on the intelligence services we ask our prime minister Rutte (together with other organisations) to wait with the introduction of the law after the referendum has been held.

Posted on:
11-10-2017

Four Dutch political parties have reached a new government coalition agreement.

Posted on:
10-10-2017

Waag Society is initiating a brand-new format of inspiring talks this autumn and taking it on the road through Europe. How can science, technology and art interact more tightly, and how do they benefit from each other?

Posted on:
06-10-2017

BioHack Academy is a unique international 10-week program, during which participants build and use their own biolabs. We are now seeking new partner labs for the fifth series, starting January 30th, 2018.

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29-09-2017

The 'Future and Emergent Art and Technology' project has resulted in the publication of an illustrated catalogue, that documents the processes and outcomes of unique and in depth collaborations between artists and scientists.

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26-09-2017

From the Classroom to the Laboratory: over fifty pages, ideas are addressed such as the individual teacher as a designer of environments, the maker movement and STEAM environments for active pedagogy.

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25-09-2017

Fairphone secured investments totaling € 6,5 million from pioneering impact investors who share and strongly believe in the values of the company.

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22-09-2017

Good news! A maker festival aimed at education will be organised in The Netherlands.

Posted on:
20-09-2017

The work ’Outrospectre’ simulates an out-of-body experiences and will now be shown at the V&A in Londen and the DDW in Eindhoven.

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31-08-2017

At the Ars Electronica Festival 2017 in Linz, an interactive diorama will be presented of the 'Anatomy lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp' painted by Rembrandt in 1632 at the Waag.

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25-08-2017

A new and special training for teachers this fall: the Maakplaats 021 fellowship.

Posted on:
01-08-2017

Design, build and discover creative technology. In September 2017, we started the third series of FabSchool, the after-school activity at our Fablab.

Posted on:
28-07-2017

It is held every four years, each time under a different name: a unique Dutch hacker camp. This year's edition is called SHA (Still Hacking Anyway) and we are present.

Posted on:
14-07-2017

500 Amsterdammers are measuring the water quality in Amsterdam this summer. For this purpose they are equipped with a Waterbox to perform several tests.

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