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Digital Brainstorming PodCast “Bio-Hacking: Do-it-yourself Biologie für jeden”

Last week we were invited for a recording of a discussion round, moderated by Dominik Landwehr, as part of their blog and podcast Digital Brainstorming, Platform für Digitale Kultur und Medien, by Migros Kulturprozent. He invited us, to have some updated discussions after collaborating and being funded by them since 2009. Where did the biohacking […]

Rüdiger discusses DIY biology at the German Bundestag, September 2016

See the full video here Öffentliches Fachgespräch “Synthetische Biologie, Genome Editing, Biohacking – Herausforderungen der neuen Gentechnologie” Die synthetische Biologie ist die nächste Stufe der Gentechnik und eine Schlüsseltechnologie für die Bioökonomie. Im Auftrag des Ausschusses hatte das Büro für Technikfolgenabschätzung (TAB) im Jahr 2016 bereits einen Bericht zur Synthetischen Biologie vorgelegt. In der Synthetischen […]

Report on Synbio and Biohacking to the German Bundestag

A 300 pages report has just been submitted to the German Bundestag, technology assesments and future developments around synthetic biology. Interestingly it has a hole chapter which deeply describes the role of DIY biology, biohacking and it’s roots in the early works of bioart. Thanks to Rüdiger Trojok for finding and writing such strong arguments […]

Bürgerwissenschaft: Die Entdeckung der Amateure – Article in NZZ, 4.12.2015

In an article by Angelika Jacobs just published in NZZ, Neue Züricher Zeitung, she goes through various aspects of citizen science, from “mechanical turks” as we exploit in various click-gamified projects like Galaxy Zoo or smart phones apps applied to local someimes illitersate communities for biodiversity monitoring by the extreme citizen science group. Furthermore she […]

“Prototype pour science ouverte” by D. Kera in MCD#79

The recent edition of MCD#79 – Nouveaux récits du climat, invited editors Ewen Chardronnet and Julien Bellanger, has now been published in French, stay tuned for the English version. It showcase a collection of articles on topics of climate and art, the anthroposcene and activism by invited authors such as Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Donna Haraway, […]

OSHW & Geek Diplomacy – Chapter in Open Science, open issues (2015), by D. Kera

Denisa Kera just published a nice overview of various workshops and Open Source Hardware projects that happened in Yogyakarta from 2009 until now, and other projects, as part of a book publication “Open Science, open issues”. Open source hardware (OSHW) for open science in the global south: geek diplomacy?, Denisa Kera The Do-It-Youself biology (DIYbio) […]

Article on GynePunk and Cyborg Witches | Makery, June 2015

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“Der Genforscher aus Nachbars Garten” Interview with Rüdiger Trojok, P.M. Jan 2015

Interview with Rüdiger Trojok, in P.M. from Jan 2015. Download it here: PM_jan2015_Genforscher_Trojok_web Always good to hear…. Big Olifr Guz!