Imagine you would be in need of care at home. Are there objects, tools or devices of in the hospital of which you think: "That might work very nice next to my coffee table at home?"
Many eHealth applications are actually not finding their way into daily practice, because they do not meet the needs of patients and healthcare professionals. What are the conditions to change this?
Waag Society was at SHA2017: the hacker event in the Netherlands. How was it and what were the highlights?
The government is rapidly developing a large number of digital services. We do not want to leave the development of this digital infrastructure to corporate giants like Google and Microsoft.
Maybe we can soon just type the CC licenses as text symbols, thanks to a proposal to add them to the international Unicode set.
The aim of the GammaSense project is to develop an open emergency-infrastructure that can be deployed within minutes, using only your laptop or smartphone and a piece of black tape.
The sharing economy has enormous impact on our cities. To stay resilient we need a paradigm shift, says Marleen Stikker.
Boys' rooms of the early nineties, with the rattling noise of the first digital modems and the smell of sneakers. The project 'Digital City relives' wants to go beyond nostalgia.
Imagine vibrant communities of people, working together in an open, transparent, fair way, building their cities, their living and learning environments together. Imagine a Society 4.0.
The 'Critical Making' project has delivered a position paper as an outcome of three earlier held meetings.
A 'Maakplaats' is a maker space at one of the Amsterdam public libraries (OBA). Not so visible for the public is the training programme for employees of the municipal public libraries we organise.
At the REsite festival we experimented citizen science with architects. A match made in heaven.
In a recent FabSchool series, kids were making their own fidget spinners at Maakplaats 021 Waterlandplein in Amsterdam. With great results!
In Trust Me, I'm An Artist, artists explore the ethical limits of upcoming (bio)technologies. New is the fact that they, as is practice for scientists, need to justify themselves for an ethics committee.
Stefano Bocconi went to a meetup to find out whether the blockchain technology could be used to bring unaccompanied minors (refugees) back to their relatives in the EU.
For the 8th year in a row, a group of skilled students graduated from the Fab Academy at Waag Society.