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12-09-2012

The rise of the internet gave Marleen Stikker the chance to experiment with new media. She got known as co-founder of The Digital City (‘De Digitale Stad’). Right now she is Waag Society's Director and co-founder of the platform for innovation and creativity: PICNIC. On September 4th she was...

Posted on:
08-08-2012

Trainee Jelmer der Maat developed a Kinect game for Waag Society that uses embodied learning. Kennisnet Innovation interviewed him and his supervisor Meia Wippoo about the project.

Posted on:
04-08-2012

Creative Commons launched a new license chooser tool. The license chooser has been completely redesigned for greater clarity and ease of use.

Posted on:
10-07-2012

Creative Labs are work spaces or environments where creativity can be stimulated, where ideas or concepts can be developed, user research is done or physical prototypes or products are made.

Posted on:
25-06-2012

Tweakers.net is making a series of video reports on 'Polderpioniers', Dutch pioneers in the field of internet and IT. In the fifth episode, Marleen Stikker speaks about De Digitale Stad (The Digital City).

Posted on:
11-05-2012

This study aims at exploring how to best ensure the re-use of governmental data in Europe

Posted on:
24-04-2012

The Open Cities App Challenge brings together two important themes of the smart city: open data and sensor networks. As part of the Open Cities project the Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS and the University Pompeu Fabra have created a data platform for developers to create services based on the data,...

Posted on:
24-04-2012

Our social media tree called De Populair has found a new location. This interactive piece of street furniture developed at Waag Society can be seen, heard and followed at the Muiderslot castle in Muiden.

Posted on:
16-04-2012

Sometimes it is easier to explain things by using an animation. Like 'Linked Open Data'.

Posted on:
24-02-2012

Waag Society is involved in several ways in (often international) health care projects. Our Creative Care Lab has edited a special publication on the current themes in health care and the projects it carries out.

Posted on:
26-01-2012

The winners of the national Dutch contest to develop applications with open data of the government, Apps voor Nederland (Apps for The Netherlands) are: Vistory (Gold), 10.000 Schools (Silver), Sola (Bronze) and HogeNood (Public Award).

Posted on:
16-01-2012

Report on the Hypermud project The Urban Future is Personal is now available as pdf.

Posted on:
02-12-2011

At the beginning of this year, Waag Society organized the first 'Apps contest' in The Netherlands, called 'Apps for Amsterdam'.

Posted on:
06-11-2011

At the PICNIC Festival 2011, Waag Society presented a new publication titled Users as Designers, a hands-on approach to Creative Research.

Posted on:
07-10-2011

How can elderly people stay independent in their own house? To answer this question Waag Society recentely created a model for the HealthLab project in Amsterdam.

Posted on:
08-09-2011

On 8 September 2011 MuseumApp NL was launched at the Amsterdam Museum during the opening of the new Amsterdam DNA permanent collection exhibition.

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