Video Calling in Times of Corona

ideo killed the radio Video Calling in Times of Corona By YARA JAKOBS | April 20th, 2020 Due the current ongoing lockdown, people have collectively turned to video calling as an alternative for face-to-face interaction. Naturally, this does not come without its difficulties.  Yara Yakoby is a student of Fine Arts and Illustration at Hochschule für Angewandte […]

Fold-able phones: revolution or fantasy?

Foldable phones: revolution or fantasy? Last year, we witnessed the usage of artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality on mobile phones, and the establishment of 5G networks. Though 5G is still topical, foldable phones were the hot topic this year. By Shuzhao Xue Mobile World Congress 2019, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile […]

Startup Village: A Hotbed for Young Start-Ups in Amsterdam

Startup Village, located at the heart of Science Park, is Amsterdam’s attempt to mold young technology innovators into entrepreneurs. It started in 2016 with a focus on technology and science companies. The project, an initiative of ACE (Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship), Amsterdam Science Park, and UvA Ventures-Holding, now houses around 25 start-up enterprises. Designed by […]

Pilgrims on Camino De Santiago

Every year the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) hosts an exposition called DocLab, where audiences can explore the medium of documentary in the age of interactive story-telling free of charge. Part of a broad and diverse programme consisting of different virtual and augmented reality experiences, the augmented reality app “Pilgrim”, created by Lauren Hutchinson, lets […]