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03-05-2016

The XTH Sense harnesses the power of your body to let you interact with connected devices, musical and video software, games and virtual reality in a highly personalized and engaging way.

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29-04-2016

Fairphone published its own version of Android on April 28th, for everyone to download and to install on their Fairphone 2.

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15-04-2016

In light of the European project RICHES – the Volkshotel and the Waag opened their doors to the public for the Identity Matters event, a two-day conference about change and the future of heritage.

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08-04-2016

On 8 April 2016, the European Commission awarded the title of European Capital of Innovation ("iCapital") 2016 to Amsterdam.

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06-04-2016

Maker education is rising, says Kennisnet in their latest trend report.

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04-04-2016

Research director Frank Kresin wrote an article for the Dutch monthly 'Informatie' about Digital Social Innovation (DSI).

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01-04-2016

Waag Society's biotechnologist, Pieter van Boheemen, shows in this video what steps you should follow to create your own glow-in-the-dark e.coli bacteria (if you have a permit to do so).

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30-03-2016

The digital version of our annual report for 2015 has been published, with as usual an overview of our projects and activities.

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30-03-2016

From March to October 2016, we are organizing six open source software workshops in the digital fabrication field, titled 'A square dreams a sphere'.

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30-03-2016

Hundreds of Dutch teachers were granted vouchers from Platform Maker Education, which they will use in order to learn about maker education.

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25-03-2016

Two of the artists who will join the next Hack the Brain event (in June), will be Karen Lancel and Hermen Maat with their performance/installation E.E.G. KISS.

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25-03-2016

Early April 2016, a temporary, freely accessible campus will be built at the head of Amsterdam’s Java Island in the city’s Eastern Harbour District. Waag Society will be present with activities of our Amsterdam Smart Citizens Lab.

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25-03-2016

The collaboration between the artists and scientists in the FEAT project take the form of a nine month artist-in-residence programme.

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24-03-2016

The Design & The City conference explores citizen-centered design approaches for the smart city. Waag Society is participating in the programme.

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21-03-2016

Seven students from three different educational programmes of the ROC of Amsterdam collaborated in the project Crossover Experience at Fablab Amsterdam.

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15-03-2016

What can a large industrial multinational learn from a Fablab, that makes new digital technologies accessible for the public? Saint-Gobain came to the Waag last year, to experiment with other ways of thinking, working and making.

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