hackathon

A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers, project managers, and others, often including subject-matter-experts, collaborate intensively on software projects.

 

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During the AI AI Barbie hackathon on June 6th we looked at the role of AI in the relationship between parents and children.

 

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25-04-2019

AI AI Barbie

If toys start speaking back: what role do we want artificial intelligence (AI) to play in the education of our children?

 

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Together with experts we will explore the role of artificial intelligence (AI) and come to frameworks for responsible use of AI toys.

 

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14-11-2018

AI AI Barbie

In 'AI AI Barbie', new frameworks for responsible use of AI in toys are being drawn up together with parents, children and experts.

 

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Join a two-day hands-on event focussed on programmable microfluidics, biology and AI organised by Dutch DIY member and Open Wetlab fellow Frederico M.

 

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Following last year’s successful Data4Food hackathon with UN World Food Programme, DataMission invites you to their next hackathon with Red Cross Netherlands. The hackathon will take place on Saturday 20th May 2017 at Waag in Amsterdam.

 

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Between the 4th and 6th of February, Waag supported the Spaarne Hospital hospital in organizing a hackathon. In this hackathon, the central question was: How do we make Spaarne Gasthuis an even more senior friendly hospital?

 

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Textile Academy Bootcamp is an in depth intensive 5 days course meant for creatives, fashion and textile designers, both teachers and students and digital fabrication experts

 

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Do you want to contribute to health innovation? Are you a designer, developer and/or do you have healthcare knowledge? We are looking for you!

 

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The 'Spaarne Gasthuis' hospital wanted to develop new and/or additional innovative services for the elderly and further shape its regional function. Waag helped with a hakathon

 

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On Friday 9 June a new edition of the Accountability Hack will take place. Waag will form a team to participate in this hackathon.

 

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This hackathon is organized by the ministry of Education and Waag to improve the representation of educational data in The Netherlands. The information is in Dutch only.

 

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In the exhibition Data Aesthetics – The Interactive Art works of art could be found that showed us the diverse impacts of big data on business, knowledge and society.

 

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Together with the ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Waag organises a day focused on all the possibilities of open data for (Dutch) education.

 

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Want to get in touch with that free maker mindset? The 'Bootcamp Curves' approach might help us to explore, fail, learn and give things another go.

 

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During the weekend of 12-13 December, Waag opened its doors to the Digi.Bio team together with a group of biohackers, for a microfluidics hackathon. They are one step away from democratizing diagnostics by making them hackable not only for scientists, but also for amateurs interested in digital biology. The group of pioneers worked non-stop for two days on the digital microfluidics lab project and managed to get some droplets moving!

 

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15-05-2015

Hack the City

The Appsterdam Smart City Challenge 2015 is 48 hours full of creativity, hacking and innovation. You will have full access to live data sets, API’s, and latest technology provided by our partners. Combine your web or mobile application with any Internet of Things device, open data source, open API or cloud based service!

 

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Hack the Brain is terug! Deze tweede editie dagen we wetenschappers, (game)ontwikkelaars en onderwijsprofessionals uit om leerprocessen in ons brein te beïnvloeden door Do It Yourself brainhacking.

 

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Ivonne Jansen-Dings (project manager at Waag) will be a member of the jury at the Toon Hackathon, that will be held from 6 - 8 March at the location B. Amsterdam. During this event, developers will create new applications for the smart thermostat, Toon. On Sunday 8 March, all teams will present before the jury, and the winners will be announced the same night.

 

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During this Europeana Space Hacking Culture Bootcamp you will play and experiment with thousands of items from Europe’s most compelling digital collections.

 

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Greenpeace is organising the 'Oceans of data' hackathon at their warehouse in Amsterdam-Noord from 28 tot 30 November 2014, where Bert Spaan, software developer at Waag will be mentoring en judging participants.

 

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19-09-2014

WTHX

On Thursday 25 + Friday 26 September 2014, LUSTlab and the Municipality of the Hague are organizing a two-day hackathon at the beach, WTHX, together with (among others) The Hague Security Delta, The Hague Institute of Global Justice, TodaysArt, Amnesty International, Border Sessions, Fairphone, Waag and Campus Den Haag.

 

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How do biological entities and digital algorithms relate to each other? How could the study of such interaction be visualised? And what would be the applications and the implications which could derive from such study? Which disciplines could be affected?

 

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Bert Spaan was in Istanbul for Hackathonist, a hackathon organized by Tages and the City of Istanbul for the CitySDK project.

 

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During the Hackathon on 29 June at the City of Amsterdam, the (prototype) app 'HuisMatch' (HouseMatch) was awarded as the best app developed on the CitySDK mobility-API. Time to find out what this app can do!

 

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Waag has developed the CitySDK open API, together with the City of Amsterdam. In the API, several data sets are linked (static and realtime), connected to the Open Street Map.

 

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From the European Open Cities project a new challenge has started to build apps that help cities manage their challenges related to tourism, titled Open Data Tourism Hack at home. It brings together two important themes of the smart city - open data and sensor networks - and uses them to help European cities find new ways to manage the big challenges and benefits of tourism today.

 

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Waag and FairPhone organize a design bootcamp from Thursday May 30th to Saturday June 1st. Come and join us for three intense and inspiring days of envisioning, designing and prototyping.

 

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The city of Antwerp organizes a hackaton on 8 December to finalize the first edition of the Apps for Antwerp contest. During this event, Ivonne Jansen-Dings will talk about the impact of Open Data on society.

 

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On Thursday 1 November, the hackaton for all the (future) participants of the competition Apps On takes place. During this event, you can attend workshops and question experts about developing an app.

 

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As part of the contest Apps for Amsterdam, we are organizing an 'Open Data Bootcamp' on 28 September the Waag (Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam).