Op-ed I co-wrote with Tim Kroesbergen for nr 4/2018 of ICT&Health magazine. Translation(al errors) my own. Tim Kroesbergen: last April I attended the Health Innovation School (HIS) on behalf of the IKONE Foundation, to give a talk about my life and the use of digital tools to promote my health. Among other things, I talked […]
In a series of interviews called “Government designed for new times” McKinsey talks to prominent politicians, public servants and thought leaders about the challenges of modern government. Interesting reads!
The Trend Speech is an inspiring speech written by a dozen trend watchers in The Netherlands. I’m sharing the integral translation of the text for the 2013 edition right here, as I feel this should be shared as much as possible. I’m not associated or affiliated with these trendwatchers! Translation is done by Sylvie Dieteren, […]
Rachel Andrew -of Grab a Perch fame- held a very good talk at the Smashing Conference this year in Freiburg, a thought-provoking talk about content management. She talk about why and how Content Management Systems are often ‘abused’ to work as Website Management tools, instead of focussing what the users actually want and need: tools […]
Lea Verou shows us that by using CSS3’s background-attachement:local you can create an awesome shadows effect when scrolling content.
When designing a truly responsive website, the size of the fonts used should scale depending on the size of the viewport. CSS3 makes this possible. Chris Coyier wrote an excellent article for CSS-Tricks that explains how and why.
I got an account to the letterboxd service (still in beta as of this writing), a site in which you can share your movie interest with everyone. Since I love kungfu movies, I’ve started making a list of my favorites. It’s far from complete -I’ll add more as I go- but you can view ‘Herko’s […]
Here’s a great ad clip made by Adidas, in which they remixed the famous Cantina scene from the Star Wars movie. Remixing like this is very cool IMHO.
On april 21st 2010 the Court of Zwolle-Lelystad in The Netherlands ruled in the civil lawsuit that US-based Xoops Foundation LLC started against Stichting XOOPS (Dutch for XOOPS Foundation) and Herko Coomans, chairman of Stichting XOOPS and formerly an active volunteer in the international XOOPS community and the XOOPS.org website. In its ruling, the Court dismissed all claims of illegal activity of Stichting XOOPS and Herko Coomans as unproven by Xoops Foundation LLC, and sentenced Xoops Foundation LLC to pay due damages to Herko Coomans and Stichting XOOPS.
It’s only hours away, and thousands of people have talked and published about it already, but here’s my take on today’s event. Apple has a nice track record for shaking up entire industries by introducing new devices. It changed the way we buy and consume music with the iPod (arguably not the best music player […]