hackers & designers

A group of Amsterdam-based of hackers, coders designers, artists and makers.

 

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As a designer, how can you express friction into your product, so that users start to think critically about the choices they make?

 

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What is value? Is it some inherent characteristic any object possesses or something much more personal? These are the questions that were central to the trash hacking workshop.

 

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Hackers & Designers will organize their Summer Academy 2016 from 25 July until 5 August 2016 at two locations: De Punt and Waag in Amsterdam. The second part, from 1-5 August, will be at the Waag.

 

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Can we hack everyday object? In this workshop designers and artist Jesse Howard tells about his research on new design and production systems for everyday objects. After this we will hack a computer mouse.

 

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During this hands-on workshop we will show you what is going on inside a toy car, how to hack the remote control and make the car follow a line independently!

 

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During this hands-on workshop we will show you what is going on inside a toy car, how to hack the remote control and make the car follow a line independently! We will work in small groups, with sensors, arduinos and soldering irons.

 

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It is held every four years, each time under a different name: a unique Dutch hacker camp. This year's edition is called SHA (Still Hacking Anyway) and is taking place in Flevoland (Zeewolde). With'TSJA2017: Technopolitics Village' Waag participates in the programme.

 

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Waag will pitch a tent at the SHA20217 non-profit outdoor hacker camp this year, taking place in Zeewolde on August 4th to 8th. It is the successor of a string of similar events happening every four years. These are GHP, HEU, HIP, HAL, WTH, HAR and OHM.

 

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Baby, can you drive my car? is a theatrical talkshow to explore the imagination of the future from many angles. This programme is Dutch spoken.

 

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Technology can be taken apart and put back together in unexpected ways. During this hands-on workshop Anja, Heerko, James & Selby (of Hackers & Designers) will show you what is going on inside a toy car, how to hack the remote control and make the car follow a line independently! We will work in smaller groups, with sensors, arduinos and soldering irons.

 

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Talks, performances, and award ceremony on 25 November 2016 at Paradiso, Amsterdam. During the programme, Waag will present the project Cryptokids and give a demo.

 

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Waag has her roots in the Digital City (DDS), the first digital social network in Amsterdam (which opened on 15 January 1994). There is good news for all those fans of the DDS: a team of ICT students of the University of Amsterdam has succeeded to read the code from the digital archives of the DDS from 1994-1996 and revive the software! The results of this spectacular project will be presented at the Amsterdam Museum, on Thursday 30 June 2016.

 

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The human body, that fabulous sensing, feeling, moving artefact of nature. It’s such a seamless device that nearly no one notices it’s workings until they’re in bed with the flu. It’s the best user experience possible. Or perhaps not?

 

Event

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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A better life, starts with your data! During the fourth edition of 'Big, Open & Beautiful - All about data’ we want to show you new initiatives that make our lives better, richer or more social.

 

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This meeting on 4 november 2013 is a fourth in a Masterclass Net politics organized by Bits of Freedom, Waag, Netwerk Democratie, Open State Foundation and Kennisland.

 

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You are invited to join the last Techno-Activism Third Mondays (TA3M) before OHM2013! TA3M is an informal meetup for techno-activists, hacktivists and anyone interested in free and open technology. The event takes place in different cities around the globe every third Monday of the month.

 

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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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Should we all become hackers? My answer is ‘no’. But if you ask me if we all should develop some hacker mentality, my answer would be ‘yes’, most definitely.

 

Event
On November 3, all the museums in Amsterdam open their doors for the Museum Night. Traditionally Waag is also present. This year with a pop-up gallery filled with unique artworks that you can take home for just 1 euro. Stop by and plug in for our open DJ booth and cocktails.

 

Project
Drawing of Today was a cooperation between Waag and the artists Ram Katzir and Yariv Alter Fin.