technology

Technology is the collection of techniques, skills, s and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation.

 

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The WeMakeThe.City festival was held for the second time in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. Where could you find Waag?

 

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Marleen Stikker participates in the debate 'Smart Cities or Dumb Cities' on May 21st at OBA Oosterdok in Amsterdam.

 

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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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Where are we currently in the GammaSense project? In what ways can we measure radiation? And the results of an online survey.

 

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On 15 January 2020, Waag and its partners will organise the annual lecture the State of the Internet for the second time.

 

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The first edition of the new annual lecture called the 'State of the Internet' will be held on 15 January 2019 at the central OBA in Amsterdam.

 

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Principles and values in technology are important. But how do you concretise these into the technology your developing. This is the question of this MeetUp.

 

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On November 17 it was thirty years ago that the Netherlands was connected to the internet.

 

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WeMakeThe.City 2019 will take place over a seven day period from Monday 17 to Sunday 23 June.

 

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Marleen Stikker is one of the speakers at the NRC Live Tech Talks on December 13 at the OBA in Amsterdam.

 

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A lawsuit filed against Facebook in the US because of sexist job ads exposes the discriminatory nature of online marketing.

 

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Socrates Schouten gives you five priorities in using digital technologies for social innovation.

 

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Artists Yin Aiwen and Jelena Viskovic propose an interpersonal contract platform based on blockchain technology.

 

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7-09-2018

Next Tech

Marleen Stikker of Waag is the keynote speaker at the Next Tech symposium about technology and blind spot

 

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The last years have seen a growing number of DIY policing-apps assisting citizens in solving crimes themselves. Is this a good development?

 

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An interview with Marleen Stikker about Waag as published by Pakhuis de Zwijger.

 

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26-04-2018

WeMakeThe.City

WeMakeThe.City is the festival that makes cities better.

 

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Waag and the Old Church (Oude Kerk) in Amsterdam are experimenting with adding visual layers to the visitors' experience in the building.

 

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21-02-2018

Waag is open

On Thursday, everyone is welcome to come and unravel technology with us

 

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Future Emerging Art and Technology, an exhibition of artworks created by internationally acclaimed artists working in collaboration with cutting edge European Union research projects, exploring gene regulation, quantum physics, underwater robotics, carbon capture, and exascale computing.

 

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Guest program by TA3M called The 'it's the politics, stupid' - edition on 15 September at De Waag in Amsterdam.

 

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Only in very exceptional cases may the city outsource its ICT, Jelle de Graaf and Marleen Stikker are writing in an opinion article in newspaper Het Parool.

 

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What will be the future technology policy for the city of Amsterdam? Marleen Stikker will participate in the elections programme called 'Kies je Stad' at Pakhuis de Zwijger on 10 January 2018.

 

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This has been a tough year for those who believe in the good in people. But there are a few positive notes, says Marleen Stikker.

 

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The Amsterdam Arts Council organizes this evening in collaboration with Waag, Mediamatic and Pakhuis de Zwijger as part of a working visit of the Council for Culture to Amsterdam.

 

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Marleen Stikker (president Waag) will give an introduction during the afternoon programme of the 'Get Connected' annual congress of the Economic Board Utrecht (EBU).

 

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The 'Future and Emergent Art and Technology' project has resulted in the publication of an illustrated catalogue, that documents the processes and outcomes of unique and in depth collaborations between artists and scientists.

 

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This interview with Marleen Stikker was written together with Erica Meijers. It was published in the Dutch magazine de Helling, year 29/4. This issue was about big data.

 

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Marleen Stikker will speak at a symposium of De Helling on 7 October.

 

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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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On September 13th, 2017 another 'Disruptive Innovation Bootcamp' by TimeLabz comes to Waag. A one-day programme with new insights and practical tools.

 

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Test It Yourself. Try out our new workshop formats with us in De Waag.

 

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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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In an open letter to the new cabinet in the making, six Dutch organisations give their advice regarding the digital developments in The Netherlands.

 

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For children, the Internet is something that has always been there. Few children, however, learn how the Internet really works. Who is the boss? And how do you protect your personal data (or why this is relevant)?

 

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Marleen Stikker (director Waag ) will participate in a panel discussion on ethical topics at the Dutch congress 'De Slimme Gemeente - Beleid maken met big data en technologische innovaties' (The Smart Municipality) in Gouda on 24 November 2016. This event is Dutch spoken.

 

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Wanneer is kunst echt spannend, mooi, ontroerend of nieuw? Wat beleef je dan? Hoe kun je internet en andere technologie gebruiken om nieuwe kunst te ontdekken? Hier gaan Amsterdamse culturele instellingen en leerlingen over nadenken tijdens de Labmiddag.

 

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To celebrate the strength and the promise of a new connection between cultural organisations and schools in Amsterdam, a meeting will be organized on Tuesday June 28th at the OBA.

 

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Creating an appropriate support for people with dementia, to remain longer at their own homes. That is what a project called FIT is about.

 

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Six leading international artists were hosted within FET projects through fully funded embedded residencies.

 

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During the event 'Dé Onderwijsdagen' in Rotterdam, the selection of the ten winners of the 'Innovation Challenge Higher Education' by SURFnet will take place. Tom Demeyer (Head of Technology Development, Future Internet Lab) will participate in the jury.

 

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Amsterdam is set to become a ‘connected city,’ with the launch of a new Internet-of-Things wireless network that will allow objects to transmit data between each other. Our building De Waag is one of the ten access points.

 

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Celebrate code=culture with us; an evening full of experiment, debate and joy.

 

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The children that joined our FabSchool Kids centre series started right away with soldering their own mini computer: the Diavolino, a DIY kit by Mad Evil Scientist and a fantastic open-source hardware and software project.

 

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The omnipresence of smartphones and the fast rise of iBeacons present new opportunities for information services. But what are iBeacons? These are small sensors with a built-in ARM processor. The technology enables a smart phone or other device to perform actions when in close proximity to an iBeacon, like exchanging their position. They can also measure temperature, movement and acceleration.

 

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Care Model Design for Person Centered ICT-interventions in Home Healthcare.

 

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16-06-2014

Opening AMS

The official opening of Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS), the new institute for applied urban technology and design in which Waag is a societal partner.

 

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Live streaming an operation in Ultra High Definition into a lecture room. On the 11th of December Waag, SURFnet and the Medical University of Utrecht (UMCU) have made this happen. During this pilot, called ‘Future Operations’, we went on a trip inside the ear.

 

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ICT & Art Connect sets out to bring together artists and technologists to explore new ways of working.

 

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Op 11 december organiseren Waag, SURFnet en UMCU de pilot Future Operations: voor het eerst ter wereld, gaan we een operatie live streamen vanuit de OK naar een collegezaal.

 

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In het project CineGrid Medical draait alles om medische toepassingen van 4K: UltraHD kwaliteit beeld & geluid, vier keer zo scherp als gewoon HD materiaal.

 

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SURFnet and Waag gave a CineGrid/4K demonstration during the Dutch Innovation-estafette on 12 November 2013. A new selection of 4K material was shown, compiled by Thomas Scholz, former manager of the CineGrid Studio at the Waag.

 

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How easy it is to follow a course at MIT, Skype to colleagues in Japan, conduct a worldwide business, or even find the perfect partner – all at marginal cost. Now this powerful network has reared it’s ugly head against us as it can store, analyse, classify and corrupt all our on-line activities without us even knowing.

 

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After a three-year collaboration between eleven partners, the project CineGrid Amsterdam is almost over. We don’t want to let this moment pass unnoticed. Therefore, we will come together once more on June 13 in the EYE Filminstituut to look back at the highlights and enjoy 4K productions.

 

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The birth of the personal computer, the graphical user interface, the World Wide Web and the 'Internet of Things' have launched our global society into the so-called “information age”.

 

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18-03-2013

Culture Grid

Culture Grid was an initiative of Waag to offer an optical fibre connection to cultural institutions in Amsterdam.

 

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11-03-2013

Care & ICT

During the Care & ICT fair at the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht on 13, 14 and 15 March 2013 several interesting technology projects for health care were presented.

 

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During the Cinegrid Workshop at Calit2 in San Diego (USA) on 12 December 2012, a spectacular demo was given of a virtual and remote film production. In a joint setup, realtime recordings at a filmset in Amsterdam were shown in both locations simultaneously.

 

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On 31 October the SIG Creative Labs will visit Fablab Arnhem.

 

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The future was the theme of the CineGrid Event that took place yesterday and was all about super high resolution images & sound, international cooperation and sharing knowledge.



 

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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 world of cinema, TV and video is rapidly changing. New cameras bring extremely high resolution (4K) footage to almost everyone. But what does that mean for filmmakers, producers and distributors? And for scientists, engineers and education? The question no longer is whether 4K is coming, but what you can do with it. Want to know more about this? Join us September 5th 2012 at Pakhuis de Zwijger for the only event in the Netherlands where cinema, video, science and industry come together to look at the production, transmission and display of video with an extremely high resolution.

 

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On 27 and 28 June 2012, the annual AVM 2012 will be held at the Mediapark in Hilversum. CineGrid will participate in this event, with a session on 28 June about Immersive media, with speakers of TNO, Sony and Media Guild.

 

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The Cinegrid Studio was temporarily established at the Waag as a space for the production, transfer and viewing of 4K audiovisual material.

 

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The Smart Environments project of Waag was intended as an expertise centre in the field of the cultural and societal impact of RFID.

 

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Cyberspace Salvations was a symposium about the mutual influence of science fiction and computer technology development.

 

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8-03-2012

Solar park

For Technika 10, Waag built a -play and discover' website where young girls (and boys) could learn more about the principles of solar energy.

 

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CineGrid enabled the production, distribution and screening of image and sound of unprecedented quality.

 

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SURFnet and Waag have announced the five winners or the 4K-video contest for higher education and research in The Netherlands.