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
    07-03-2016
    One month after the annual Transmediale in Berlin, I feel the urge to look back on the experience. It took some time to digest the dense programme,…
  • We code
    Smart Citizens Lab
    22-01-2016
    In the past five years, the broad availability of open hardware tools, the creation of online data sharing platforms, and access to maker spaces have…
  • Waag
    Interface
    14-08-2015
    What do nicotine, Twitter, alcohol, Instagram, caffeine, and Farmville have in common? That you become easily addicted to them, and that they are an…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    10-07-2015
    Hackathons, as in ‘condensed timeframes were programmers come together to collectively or individually achieve something out of the ordinary’ (a more…
  • We code
    Smart Citizens Lab
    15-05-2015
    On 13 May 2015, the first Amsterdam Smart Citizens Lab was held. More than 50 citizens, scientists and technicians gathered to gain more insight in…
  • We code
    Open Design Lab
    18-03-2015
    By taking away initiative, enforcing top-down control, and focusing on maximizing efficiency instead of possibility, the smart city is a disaster…