Author Archives: Vera

I build a web application

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

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2013

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

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International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013

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

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Reddit Windows 7 theme generator

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

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Here are some of the portraits I’ve made over the past two years that illustrate various Wikipedia pages. Portraits, a set on Flickr.

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Inspiration Monday pitch

The pitch I did last month on the work I do behind the screans improving Wikipedia. It’s in Dutch.

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I’m going to blog in Dutch this time. It’s a reply to this article that appeared in translated form in last Saturday’s newpaper. Je bent wel heel wat als je niet wil dat babies onnodige cosmetische chirurgie ondergaan volgens Frank … Continue reading

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Games & Simulations minor: the creation of a game

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:

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TEDx Rotterdam and Amsterdam

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

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Photoshop portfolio

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.    

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