Last night I was introduced to the phenomenon of nerdcore. Yes, I’ve been often labeled a nerd and me and my friends often spend evenings just geeking out so this sounded like the perfect evening. Glitched, the Dutch nerdcore event program started of with the premiere of the Nerdcore for Life documentary followed by several… Read more Photos and video from Glitched, the first Nerdcore event in Amsterdam.
Twestival Amsterdam from silvertje on Vimeo. Twestival Amsterdam from silvertje on Vimeo. More photos in my Flickr Twestival Amsterdam set. More info on Amsterdam Holland Twestival 2009.
Walled Garden is an international working conference that took place in the Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam on the 20th and 21st of November 2008. The Digital Methods Initiative participated in the session titled Mapping the Walled Gardens: Digital methods for researching and visualizing networks on the Web, moderated by Sabine Niederer and Richard Rogers. “What happens… Read more Walled Garden: Communities and Networks post Web 2.0 (part 1)
Ik win: Challenge someone with your web popularity, and let’s see and show other people how high you’re ranking. Based on the number of Google results: mediamatic.net/ikwin Ben Ceverny gave one of the most fascinating talks at PICNIC08 on data visualization and data complexity. Unfortunately I badly hurt my foot in the Westergasfabriek on Friday… Read more Photos PICNIC08
Things have been fairly quiet around here with new content lately. I have been busy with finding a new (temporary) home because my current apartment is going to being demolished soon. I am currently in the middle of putting all my books and other belongings into boxes as I will be moving houses this weekend.… Read more Quiet times while packing up, moving houses, getting settled and connected
On Thursday evening I went to the first Girl Geek Dinner Amsterdam, organized by Melanie Rieback and Donna Metzlar. I first met Melanie at the Mediamatic RFID Hackers Camp at PICNIC07 where I developed the RFID Photobooth with Timo, Einar and Jorn. I previously attended a hardware course by Donna Metzlar (photo) from the Genderchangers… Read more Photos first Girl Geek Dinner Amsterdam