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.
Ida Poortinga has won the IMDI Talent award 2015-2016 for her research study on the 3D printed finger splint.
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.
How can we measure the effects of the election programmes of our political parties?
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.
The international STARTS Prize is launched to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts.
Every year at New Year's Eve, a lot of firework is set off to celebrate the coming year. This produces a large amount of particulated matter. We measured the Nieuwmarkt.
A Dutch translation of the book 'Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom' by Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary Stager has been published.
Curious to know about prospecting mines in the city? This is your chance! Houses contain as much steel and copper to be able to see them as source of materials on the long-term.