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22-11-2017

The Boss On The Internet is a new free lesson plan that teaches children to think critically about internet, big data and privacy.

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18-11-2017

Finding ways to preserve born-digital heritage has become a matter of urgency and growing concern. This manifesto lays out the actions they need to take today to safeguard born-digital heritage.

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17-11-2017

Design for Peace is a series of knowledge events on innovation, technology and entrepreneurship. It calls out to innovate thinkers with a Hackathon and a Creative competition. The deadline to submit ideas is December 1st.

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16-11-2017

Waag Society's Smart Citizens Lab organizes three special workshops at the end of this year, for those who like to DIY or measure their own environment.

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13-11-2017

The 'Amsterdam approach': connecting bottom-up innovation by citymakers to the strategic innovation policy of the city.

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09-11-2017

On Thursday 16 November a performance by award-winning Slovenian artist Maja Smrekar will take place at Waag Society. Smrekar challenges us to rethink our attitude and relationships with other species.

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04-11-2017

Ten years ago Waag Society opened one of the first Fablabs of Europe in Amsterdam. On 4 November 2017 we celebrated this anniversary with a Talkshow and Makerfest in the Waag.

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25-10-2017

The new publication ‘Care for Design in Care’ describes the experiences of a diverse team with the cross-over project called FIT.

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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.

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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.

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11-10-2017

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

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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?

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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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