Design Lab’s Stories #3: Urban Food Lab

While We Are the New Farmers was launched as a venture (see our previous story), the vertical farm that the team had created stayed in the MakerSpace and became the Urban Lab VIP project. Omar Gowayed, one of the members of the original team, shares with us the story of the Urban Lab. This is a passionate story about food and sustainability, but also about  iteration, experiential learning and community engagement.  We hope you’ll enjoy…

Design Lab’s Stories #2: We Are The New Farmers

We are delighted to share with you our second Design Lab’s stories of prototyping and innovation at NYU MakerSpace – featuring the We Are the New Farmers team. We Are the New Farmers started as a project at the MakerSpace, funded by the Prototyping Fund ((a collaboration of the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute) and has grown and greatly evolved since Fall 2016 when Jonas met with the first…

Intergenerational Innovation at the NYU Healthcare Makerthon

The Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace was happy to support the NYU Healthcare Make-a-thon two weekends ago. This was a great continuation to the Design Jam for Healthy Aging that we supported in Spring 2017. We hope to continue supporting similar events in the future. You can read more about the weekend below: “The 4th annual NYU Healthcare Makerthon (Oct 26 to 28th, 2018) brought together NYU students, faculty, and staff in an effort…

Intervention Series: Count Down!

     In Spring 2018, CAIRN, a tangible apparatus to visualize interactions in the MakerSpace was created as part of a research project led by Anne-Laure Fayard and Victoria Bill and the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace. We learned a ton from this first experiment and this fall decided to experiment further. In this spirit of experimentation and rapid prototyping, we decided to create Intervention Series, a set of three short interactive installations aiming at…

InnoVention Society is hosting NYU’s first AI hackathon

SuperHacks is NYU’s first AI hackathon made for both engineering and business students.  Over a high-energy weekend, you will:  Take on the challenge of turning an idea into a startup that’s ready to take off   Meet fellow entrepreneurially minded students and build a multi-disciplinary team   Build machine learning, computer vision or bot projects Discover & tackle real industry challenges with the help of experts  Get free Red Bull, Google, x.ai swag Win a cash prize, swag and…

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