The 2016 Write & Unite Competition is about publishing stories for children aged from 1 to 3 years and from 4 to 6 years old.
Stories should be fun, playful or inspiring but also promote racial equality.
The competition is open to all legal resident of The Netherlands and wong writers are more than encouraged to submit their story!
Deadline: Wednesday31st August
Reward: the winning stories will be published in Dutch and English.
Professional Rebel created an open challenge for the Dutch Chamber of Commerce. The KvK is looking for new ways to make data more accessible and easier to work with.
The objective for this challenge is to create a tool that will benefit tech-startup!
Deadline: Monday 18 July at 12:00pm
If you have a creative mind, then don't hesitate to participate in this cool event!
For more info, have a look at their website: http://www.kvkbeta.nl/
Ishu and Sen's 2nd edition of their Indian Pop-up dinner is coming up soon at the Hut.
If you like to try some Indian specialties and enter a night of magical entertainment don't miss this event. A wonderful trip to India is waiting for you!
When: Saturday 30th of July
Time: 7pm to 10pm
Price: 29 euros/pp including welcome drinks!
To book a plat write to firstname.lastname@example.org !
Salesforce aims at uniting existing and future Salesforce users from non-profit community by engaging members in joint learning activities and discussions.
In this session, there will be a presentation about new features, including those for the Non-profit startup pack, a talk about best-practices surrounding releases, and a surgery session where YOU can propose a problem to be solved.
More info and Bookings at: http://www.meetup.com/The-Netherlands-Nonprofit-Salesforce-Meetup/events/232388813/
When: Wednesday 20th of July
Eva, an accredited yoga teacher came by one day and asked if we wanted to try out having her over once a week for the community. She teaches Vinyasa yoga in offices because it helps to release stress and get inspired.
JOIN US FOR THIS FIRST CLASS!
When: Thursday 14th of July from 6-7pm
Price: depending on the size of group - 4 to 7 euros (minimum 6 people - 7 euros) - LIMITED SPOTS
To book a mat, send an email to email@example.com
Dominique's son will be send to Greece by a NGO called the Inter-European Human Aid Organization to work in a school and help some refugees. That's why on Monday 27th of June a donation will take place in front of the Hut in order to help Syrian children. Any contribution is welcome. It can be pens, notebooks, colouring markers as well as medicine, clothing, hygiene articles and so forth.
Show solidarity and come join us for this charity event !
When: Monday 27th of June from 4pm to 7pm
Generator Hostel Amsterdam is regularly organizing events at their space, literally across the street from us. Thinkers ONLY have 10% discount on rooms reservations! Check with us for discount codes!
Their "Burger Wednesday", with all burgers for 8 euros, or their free Auditorium sessions where you can enjoy nice Dj's music while drinking craft beer or gin tonics! Perfect place to chill after a hard day of work at The Thinking Hut!
Where to go: Generator Hostel, Mauritskade 57
MaxFix is a repair shop located around the corner of Alexanderplein. Max works on all brands and models of phones, laptops and tablets.
For our members ONLY he offers a 10% discount on ALL APPLE repairs so come by to ask for a discount card!
Check his website for more info.
Where to find him: MaxFix, Sarphatistraat 498
New Thinkers at the Hut, bringing the opportunity to discover their business Readaar. Aerial photos are useful to identify one building or small area, but what if you need to research thousands of buildings? Readaar uses aerial photographs, satellite images and LiDAR. Through object recognition and 3D modelling they translate them into image data or CAD files.
New products have arrived at Pebble! Two affordable, heart rate-enabled smartwatches and a hackable, 3G ultra-wearable for phone-free running with GPS and music. Robert is our expert here at The Thinking Hut so if you have questions about how to get hand on one if them he is happy to help!
Rabobank is organizing a contest for the most creative startup in the music industry! The final prize will be announced at the renewed A'DAM Toren. If you know anyone that is in this industry and you think could be interested, approach our Thinker Maarten and he can tell you all details about the contest.
The winner gets a 7500 euros prize!
26th of May: Start Contest
16th of June: Final
Julia Kaiser opening night was a success: presentation of the work by the artist followed by a great performance of Word Bites by her friend Hugo.
Questions on digitalized work, the role of creativity and the composition of time and space are the centre of this exhibition that will be open until the 30th of June. Pass by and check it out and if you are interested in buying any of her screen prints, please contact us.
When: Until 30th June
Time: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm
1&2 July 2016
Increase effective collaboration in your team by using crowd intelligence. Team diversity increases, real face to face interactions decrease. We work with people from and in different countries, timezones, cultures and in different languages. The improvement in terms of tools and methods has made collaboration more and more reachable. To deal with these changes and to make collaborating in this vast net effectively possible, an ever growing number of smart ideas has been developed.
Two days dedicated to this topic in an open space event setting! This camp is the perfect occasion to teach you how to design effective collaboration.
#FOOC216 invites up to 60 professionals to this unique event on “How to design human collaboration on and offline”.
SOME FREE SPOTS AVAILABLE ONLY FOR MEMBERS
When: Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of July
Time: 9.30am-5pm, 10am-6pm
Price: 195 euros