There's going to be a surströmming tasting at #wikimania tomorrow. Who will be brave enough to try fermented herring?
Author Archives: Vera
In the past few months I’ve been working on a web application that aids in the generation of Wikipedia articles about lists of Dutch municipal monuments. It enables users to put in a list of monuments, transform them into a … Continue reading
I’ve been contributing to Wikipedia by helping gather lists of municipal monuments in the Netherlands. Here is a script I wrote that visualizes our progress: Update 13 October 2013: The source code has now been published under a GNU Public … Continue reading
This year was my 4th volunteering as a doorman at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Concequently, I got to see a lot of movies in the past 11 days, approximately 45 including shorts. Here is my list of recommendations in no particular order. Features: … Continue reading
Over a year ago, I created a list of Windows 7 themes that would allow me to download /r/EarthPorn pictures and the like directly into a wallpaper folder. The number one request at the time was to ad a NSFW … Continue reading
Here are some of the portraits I’ve made over the past two years that illustrate various Wikipedia pages. Portraits, a set on Flickr.
The pitch I did last month on the work I do behind the screans improving Wikipedia. It’s in Dutch.
I’ve been keeping bussy developing a game for my minor Games and Simulations. You can follow our progress by following the weekly vlog. Here is the first test we did with the paper prototype:
Last Thursday I got to go to TEDxRotterdam. The second largest TEDx in the Netherlands. TED is a highly exclusive conference conference in California, which has gotten wildly popular since they started posting their bite size lectures on to the internet. A TEDx is … Continue reading
I’ve assembled my photoshop portfolio. It’s in this oversized PDF It’s all quite recent work, the oldest part dates back to April 2010. A big part is from the photo’s I recently donated to the Wikimedia commons project.