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01-03-2016

Hacking Habitat is a large-scale, international exhibition on the cutting edge of art, technology and social change in the former prison at Utrecht Wolvenplein, Netherlands.

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24-02-2016

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!

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19-02-2016

Everyone can participate in an online initiative to connect 5.000 old maps of Amsterdam to their geographical coordinates.

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16-02-2016

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!

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15-02-2016

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.

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12-02-2016

Commissioned by the Dutch Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), Waag Society has conducted a short research into the information need about air quality.

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12-02-2016

The new website of the Dutch Platform Maker Education is now live: makereducation.nl!

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11-02-2016

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.

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11-02-2016

European countries are going to join forces to combat antimicrobial resistance in health care and veterinary sector.

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09-02-2016

In Singapore, an experiment has started to measure air pollution by analyzing photos with artificial intelligence.

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08-02-2016

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.

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05-02-2016

Our project DIY Antibiotics was shown on television 4 February at the scientific NTR tv-programme called 'De Kennis van Nu' (Knowledge of today).

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03-02-2016

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.

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31-01-2016

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.

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29-01-2016

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.

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29-01-2016

On February 2nd, 2016, the Digital Museum Lab of the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam has started.

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