Starting the Fab Academy 2015 today

Cool! The Fab Academy 2015 is starting today. I am on my way to the Waag in Amsterdam where we will follow the lectures. Psyched! The FabAcademy is about fablabs and everything you need to know in order to make things yourself in a fablab. That means 3D printing, laser cutting, 3D modelling, building electronics,

My 3 words for 2015

I came across this blogpost by Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan). I’m subscribed to his maillist for a while (can’t remember when or why I signed up). In this post, Chris shares three words that he decided will define the year 2015 for him. Like lighthouses on his journey. These three words focus, ground and anchor everything

3 simpel tips for more creative living

Three simple tips for more creative living. Change details about what you always think and do. Record a 30 second video about something that happened or a plan you are brooding on. Give tiny ideas at least a place on a piece of paper on your wall. It will make them grow. Everything is possible.

Fab Academy 2015!

Awesome, the next couple of months I will be learning everything I can about 3D printing, lasercutting, building

Palo Alto’s CIO Jonathan Reichental @ Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs

Today Jonathan Reichental (http://www.reichental.com/), CIO (chief information officer) of Palo Alto visited the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. He was invited here by my Polderhack colleague Anne Bruinsma. I had the opportunity to speak with him about his views on open government and open data. Palo Alto can be called the capital of Silicon Valley.

Misdirect yourself with a hackathon

We all know that to innovate we need to abandon old ways. What does that actually mean really?

Fijnstof meten met de crowd

Vandaag zag ik dit bericht voorbij komen: iSpex metingen leveren nauwkeurige kaarten van fijnstof op. Twee jaar geleden was Frans Snik bij een van onze Sensemakers meetups in Amsterdam (die waren vaak in de Waag). Daar presenteerde hij een vroeg prototype van het iPhone opzetstukje om fijnstof te meten. Bekijk hier hoe het werkt: Wat

Leesvoer!

Vers in de brievenbus! Yay!