A major shift in how we operate in our Fablab in Amsterdam. In March 2016, we will make a fresh start, with the open day on Saturday, in a redecorated workspace and with a new website!
Everyone can participate in an online initiative to connect 5.000 old maps of Amsterdam to their geographical coordinates.
In 2015, we organized the first Teacher Maker Camp at the Waag's Fablab. We have now published a cookbook, with 10 recipes for teachers. Already almost 50.000 downloads!
A main article in the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant (special magazine 'Sir Edmund') features a recent development in bio technology: the reprogramming of dna with the CRISPR/Cas technique.
Commissioned by the Dutch Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), Waag Society has conducted a short research into the information need about air quality.
The new website of the Dutch Platform Maker Education is now live: makereducation.nl!
As part of the Design & The City conference, we invite you to participate in the "Making Sense” workshop on Friday 22nd of April in Amsterdam.
European countries are going to join forces to combat antimicrobial resistance in health care and veterinary sector.
In Singapore, an experiment has started to measure air pollution by analyzing photos with artificial intelligence.
The People Value Canvas is a unique tool to support designers and stakeholders in a systematic manner to gain insight into what people actually consider to be valuable.
Our project DIY Antibiotics was shown on television 4 February at the scientific NTR tv-programme called 'De Kennis van Nu' (Knowledge of today).
Our partners Arjan van der Meij and Per- Ivar Kloen won the IPON award 2016. As ambassadors of the maker education movement, they received the encouragement award.
Fairtrade certified gold is now part of the Fairphone 2 supply chain. Fairphone 2 owners are supporting Fairtrade gold miners and their communities in Peru.
Agatha Haines is working as artist-in-residence at Waag Society's Open Wetlab this year, as part of the 3Package Deal program of the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts.
On February 2nd, 2016, the Digital Museum Lab of the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam has started.
In a new vpro YouTube-series called Zelfgemaakt (Homemade), Pieter van Boheemen explains every week how to make something.