On 6 April 2017, the City Health Monitor will be presented during the event Jij Maakt de Stad! at The Student Hotel in Amsterdam.
The approaching merge of bio and information technology influences the way in which we can alter living organisms and the speed of this development.
Design, build and discover creative technology. In April 2017, we will start the second series of FabSchool, the after-school activity at our Fablab.
Waag Society is one of the partners of the Critical Making NL consortium, that recently received a grant from the Dutch research council NWO.
In 2016, Amsterdam won the iCapital Award for the most innovative city in Europe. Now, a public campaign has been launched.
Teachers working at Amsterdam schools can apply between 14 March and half April 2017 for a Amsterdamse Lerarenbeurs, that supports them in following additional education.
We are going to explore the possibilities to measure gamma radiation on location with readily available devices in a next pilot of the Making Sense project.
Tom Demeyer (CTO of Waag Society) has written an article titled 'The Deep Archive', in which he describes two possible scenarios for the future and their implications for the archive world.
Screening the election programmes of the Dutch political parties in not an easy task, but that did not stop the participants of the 'Open Planbureau' at the Waag.
The next half year, Waag Society's biolab will bring 'Het Praktikum', a series of themed nights in Dutch during which we unravel the latest biotech taboos and explore our own morals.
How can we measure the effects of the election programmes of our political parties?
For our project Cryptokids we are looking for a Dutch elementary school to test the educational materials with us.
How can places, such as cultural centres, libraries, idea hubs, parks, start-up cafés and other indispensable public spaces, so-called ‘third places’, make a valuable contribution to a vital society, today and in the future?
Fairphone has created a top 10 of materials that will be further researched to optimize the supply chain.
Based on the experience with organizing six hackathons in the Europeana Space project, we created a how to guide for hackathons.
Third year Graphic Design student teams researched contemporary connections between societies and individuals and proposed alternative ways of looking at borders and real time connectivity.