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Industry meets you

There are ideas which leave your mouth wide open when you suddenly realize the potential behind them. In Vienna, one such idea is just now materializing into reality. Industry meets Makers turns out to be an amazing development which connects two seemingly separate worlds. This creates a high potential to disrupt innovation processes and to create […]


The philosophy of upcycling

When you take a look around Pinterest you find lots of lists, quotes and regular DIY ideas, but one thing in particular seems to stand out lately: Upcycling. You can find detailed instructions on how to turn an old book into a new purse, how to make hooks out of […]


In the Do-It-Yourself era – is self service undermining customer service?

Today’s world is filled with paradoxes. While some are working around the clock, others desperately search for jobs. We claim that time is precious, but still waste it on small, insignificant tasks. We live in a time of efficiency hypes, yet we are back where we long ago started – […]


Homes for the Homeless 1

Nowadays you find green and innovative technology around almost every corner. Projects based on improving the environment and making healthier living conditions for everyone are on the rise in today’s society. Let’s not forget documentaries like Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” and the annual Earth Day, matters that are meant […]


Twitter Chat: Putting content into context through DIY

As you may have noticed, our monthly topic has been DIY. You might ask yourself DI…whY? Nowadays, the Internet offers us plenty of opportunities to self tailor our knowledge. Say you want to learn how to build a birdhouse; you fire up your search engine and within seconds you’ve found […]


DIY-Studies: be your own master

You probably didn’t know this, but in Austria you can study something called “individual studies” – studies which you can design yourself. If you can’t find studies that fit your needs at one of Austria’s 21 public universities, don’t worry and make your own. In three (more or less) easy […]