Frank Kresin

  • Research Director
    Frank Kresin

    Frank Kresin worked as research director at Waag and was responsible for the research programme.

    He stood at the start of many projects of Waag as well as others and concerned with themes like Creative Care, Future Internet, Open design and Open Data. Among the projects he (co-)founded were CineGrid Amsterdam, Apps for Amsterdam, Nederland Opent Data, Kies op Maat and Geheugen van Almere.

    Frank has a background as filmmaker and holds a masters degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam. He has worked as a programme manager at the Dutch Digital University Consortium, and filmmaker functional designer at the University of Amsterdam.

Articles

  • Waag
    Interface
    09-01-2017
    Frank Kresin looks ahead to 2017, that brings new challenges and opportunities and a new job for him at the University of Twente, managing the newly…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    30-08-2016
    After WhatsApp implemented their groundbreaking default end-to-end encryption, it a took politicians, right wing opinion makers and likeminded NGO’s…
  • We code
    Commons Lab
    06-07-2016
    Many people, including me, have high hopes for Digital Social Innovation. The traditional models of innovation, to be blunt, have failed us on many…
  • We code
    Commons Lab
    23-06-2016
    The first Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) in Ukraine was organized by TechSoup Europe, Fundament and the Civil Network OPORA.
  • We code
    Smart Citizens Lab
    24-05-2016
    Over the course of five days, twenty eager participants from Rio became Smart Citizens. Pieter van Boheemen and Taco van Dijk from Waag teached them…
  • Waag
    Interface
    22-03-2016
    Soon everything will be recorded and can used against you. Frank Kresin sees two ways out: a radical emphasis on privacy and a fundamental…