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Audio recordings of ‘The New Yorker’, ‘The Atlantic’ and others as podcast.

Yesterday I came by this online offering of audio recordings by Assistive Media based on long-form articles from American magazines like The New Yorker, The Atlantic and others. I transposed the page into this podcast rss feed. That way it’s possible … Continue reading

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Introducing: the Dememorixer

This week I reverse engineered how to get the full resolution image from image banks that use the Memorix Maior image viewer and build a script to automate doing so. Over 30 Dutch online archives use this image viewer. A lot … Continue reading

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In de voetsporen van een monument

Toen ik eind februari Hier zijn de Van Rossems keek, zag ik dat de laatste aflevering over Naarden ging. En dat terwijl ik juist die week de lijst van gemeentelijke monumenten voor Naarden op Wikipedia had gepubliceerd. Twee weken eerder … Continue reading

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IFFR 2015

I blogged 2 years ago about which movies I had watched at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, both during and after my shifts as a volunteer crew member at this festival. Last year I didn’t attend many screenings since I … Continue reading

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Best Album covers

I made a collage of album covers that are really good. Follow Vera de Kok’s board Best album covers ever on Pinterest.

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Wikipedia Voice Intro project

I’ve been doing recordings for the Wikipedia Voice Intro project since last summer. This week I got mentioned by Arjen Lubach a podcast by GeenStijl at 29:50 Super vet

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How to use Cat-A-Lot

I made a short tutorial on how to easily categorize images on Wikimedia Commons using the Cat-A-Lot extention

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My Radio 1 interview

I was interviewed by the Vlamish Radio 1 on my contributions to Wikipedia and the gender gap. The segment starts out with another Wikipedian, my portion starts at 3:17:

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Wiki Takes Den Haag prize ceremony

At the new year’s reception of Wikimedia Nederland I was awarded first place for the best photograph of a monumental building in The Hague taken during Wiki Loves Monuments 2013. This monument is very close to where I live, in … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

I’ll be helping out at the Wikipedia edit-a-thon this Saturday.

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