I am happy to announce I am taking over as the admin for the Mastodon server AkademieNL. Robbert Hoogstraat is entrusting me with this and in this blog, I talk about what this means for AkademieNL.
I read a lot of news, but I do not like being consumed by it. The balance between what's happening now (news), the short or long past (history), and potential futures (foresight or analysis) is a rough one to keep. This post is about making sure that sources
In October, I shared I started to look for a regular job --- last week, I started as a senior software engineer for data.org until end of 2025. In this role, I will be contributing to digital public goods using data for social impact. Specifically, I will be dusting
Inching towards the Dutch elections, increasing amounts of claims are being made about the (micro)targeting of different campaigns. Here are some: New Social Contract does not do any online ads. The Greens-Labour Party spent €323,000 - more than twice as much as the Democrats 66 (D66), who spent
Recently, I left the Upstream editorial team as a result of changing priorities. I figured it would be a good idea to reflect before I forget. During my tenure at Upstream, I helped realize the following posts: 1. Language Diversity in Scholarly Publishing 2. The Environmental Impact of Research Infrastructures:
What will change in my professional life?
I explain a bit about why I applied to be a parliamentary candidate for the list of New Social Contract in the upcoming elections on November 22nd, 2023.