publication

To publish is to make content available to the general public. While specific use of the term may vary among countries, it is usually applied to text, images, or other audio-visual content on any traditional medium, including paper (newspapers, magazines, catalogs, etc.). The word publication means the act of publishing, and also refers to any printed copies.

 

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What can AI teach us about ourselves and our communities? This essay by Tom Demeyer explores the cultural potential of AI.

 

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A nice article by Tessel Renzenbrink in Elektor Magazine clearly captures the essence of the Fab Academy. Now downloadable as pdf!

 

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We have a book tip for all makers and hobbyists from our maker educators: The Art of Tinkering.

 

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The position paper describes points of departure for Waag’s AI Culture lab, marking territories for further research by raising questions, issues and hypotheses.

 

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The DSI4EU consortium presents six special products in the lead up to its final conference.

 

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Thames & Hudson has published the book Futurekind, with a chapter about our project MakeHealth.

 

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Twenty-five years since the rise of the internet, we find ourselves again at a crossroads, states our Public Research agenda for 2019.

 

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In 'Things Come Apart 2.0', photographer Todd McLellan records digital devices that he has taken apart.

 

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During the first FabLearn conference in the Netherlands six research papers were published on maker education.

 

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The Making Sense-team has published the book 'Citizen Sensing, a toolkit', which describes all methods, lessons and best practices.

 

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Lucas Evers (Open Wetlab) of Waag has contributed to a new publication of COGEM titled 'Gentechdebat op scherp'.

 

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10-10-2016

FIT publication

For the project, a new publication was presented on 4 October 2016, aimed at persons who have to deal with dementia, designers, researchers, care givers and others interested in the subject.

 

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Machines that think (2016), the compilation of responses received by Edge, is an effective medicine against the delusion that increasingly has come to dominate the discussion about AI. The book contains provocative questions, which often raise new and meaningful follow-up questions.

 

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To further aid the bottom-up maker education movement in The Netherlands, research is of importance. Commissioned by Platform Maker Education, two partner research groups have conducted a survey of maker education in the Dutch context.

 

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In April, the international conference 'Identity Matters: enriching heritage to meet a new era' was held in Amsterdam.

 

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The open access Journal of Sensors has published a research paper called 'Citizen Sensing for Improved Urban Environmental Monitoring'.

 

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Research director Frank Kresin wrote an article for the Dutch monthly 'Informatie' about Digital Social Innovation (DSI).

 

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In 2015, we organized the first Teacher Maker Camp at the Waag's Fablab. In this four-day pressure cooker, the participants could start making themselves with our digital machines. And most of them experienced this event as highly inspiring and valuable, as we could evaluate from their reactions afterwards.

 

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Commissioned by the Dutch Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), Waag has conducted a short research into the information need about air quality.

 

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Maker education is the focus of the January edition of the Dutch magazine for educational professionals, Prima. Besides an article and interview with Arjan van der Meij and more on science and technology in the classroom, it also contains an article by our Karien Vermeulen about the Teacher Maker Camp we organized.

 

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As an outcome of the Design/Fabrication lab project, we have put together a report, that is now available as a free download.

 

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The Japanese magazine Worksight published a special edition on workspaces in The Netherlands. In the publication, the following companies and organisations form the 'case studies': Essent, NDSM, Spaces, Royal Dutch Shell, Seats2meet.com and... Waag.

 

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Recently, the new book "Performance as Interface | Interface as Performance" of artist and researcher Marloeke van der Vlugt was presented during the Play/Perform/Participate conference in Utrecht.

 

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In 2013, Chloé Rutzerveld organized, in collaboration with Waag's Open Wetlab, a very special dinner at the Theatrum Anatomicum of the Waag. Now, a richly illustrated cookbook has been published.

 

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The November/December issue 2014 of the journal MIT Technology Review was completely about the Smart City, with a business report titled 'Cities Get Smarter'. Besides case studies of several Smart City projects from different parts of the world (like Santander and Lagos) there is an extensive coverage of Amsterdam, where the focus is shifting from the smart city to smart citizens.

 

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16-01-2015

Europeana Space

The objective of Europeana Space was to increase and enhance the creative industries’ use of Europeana by delivering a range of resources to support their engagement.

 

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CitySDK is a “service development kit” for cities and developers that aims at harmonizing application programming interfaces (APIs) across cities.

 

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Waag has made a guide, that bundles all the lessons learned from the first edition op the European open data competition.

 

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Marleen Stikker has written an article about the role of the makers movement in education for the 100th issue of the Boekman magazine, published by the Boekman Foundation. This publication is available in Dutch only.

 

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'From creative industry to creative economy', a manifesto presented at the Amsterdam Urban Innovation Week by Marleen Stikker and jet de Ranitz on behalf of the cluster Creative Sector of the Amsterdam Economic Board.

 

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After two years and three printruns of the book 'Open Design Now', a Japanese edition of the book has been published. A beautifully crafted book, like they only make them in Japan: a paperback with a dustjacket - all in the finest papers.

 

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This book is written by a group of authors with very different backgrounds, varying from business, ICT, marketing, anthropology, medicine, design and computer interaction. They all felt the urge to explore this field of connectedness and they discovered new opportunities for the emerging market of ‘aging-driven design’.

 

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The FutureEverything Summit in Manchester, is exploring three themes this year: Creative Code, Future Cities and The Data Society, and launching a two year programme to FutureEverything's 20th anniversary in 2015. On 22 March 2013, FutureEverything launched the first publication on the Digital Public Space.

 

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The Dutch edition of the book 'The City as interface' by Martijn de Waal is published on 2 April 2013 and the book launch will be on that day in Pakhuis de Zwijger. The English edition will be ready in June.

 

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ePSI Platform published a report called 'Innovation Contests for Open Data Re-use', written by Antti Poikala en Frank Kresin (Waag). It can be downloaded under a Creative Commons Attribute license.

 

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This event is in Dutch. There is no translation available. Het Ministerie van Economische Zaken, de Digitale Steden Agenda, de G32, Stedenlink en de G4 organiseren gemeenschappelijk een bijeenkomst waarin de stand van zaken wordt doorgenomen rondom de Digitale Agenda op Europees, nationaal en lokaal niveau.

 

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To conclude the project 'Nederland Opent Data' (Netherlands Opens Data), a book was published at the beginning of 2013, written by Carlien Roodink.

 

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On the 23rd of January 2013, the book Witnessing You, On Trust and Truth in a Networked World, was launched in de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam. The book presents the artistic research by 13 artists. This artistic research is fundamental to the unique interdisciplinary research programme Participatory Systems Initiative at TU Delft.

 

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Bulletproof skin, Exploring Boundaries by Piercing Barriers, a beautiful book of art & writing about project 2.6g 329m/s.

 

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Since 12 December 2012, the contents of the book 'Open Design Now' is for 100% open under a CC-license online.

 

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Our experiences from several projects have resulted in a new Dutch publication on social connectedness: designing for healthy aging.

 

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We published a workbook on Open Data made for the Province Noord-Holland as an 'open domain' publication. This workbook is only available in Dutch.

 

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Creative Labs are work spaces or environments where creativity can be stimulated, where ideas or concepts can be developed, user research is done or physical prototypes or products are made. There are many Creative Labs in all sorts and sizes, spread throughout the country. In 2011, a Special Interest Group was established that brings all those people involved at these labs together. The participants meet a couple of times each year to exchange experience, share knowledge and explore the possibilities for further cooperation.

 

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The publication Open Design Now: Why Design Cannot Remain Exclusive examines current developments in the emerging open design movement and looks ahead to its future.

 

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A study to identify the needs among older people for new services supporting independent living at home.

 

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8-03-2012

Waag magazine

Waag magazine was published as a quarterly between 2005 and 2013.

 

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At the end of 2006, Waag published a book called 'In the Shade of the Commons' as a part of the project 'Towards a Culture of Open Networks'.

 

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Full-colour catalog gives an overview of the Connected programme 2003-2005.

 

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Waag is involved in several ways in (often international) health care projects. Our Creative Care Lab has edited a special publication on the current themes in health care and the projects it carries out.

 

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Waag presented a new publication titled 'Users as Designers, a hands-on approach to Creative Research'.